A group of journalists will spend three partial days online with experts from the National Institutes of Health in January to increase their understanding of and ability to report accurately on complex scientific findings, provide insight into the work of cancer researchers and to better localize cancer-related stories.
The AHCJ-National Cancer Reporting Fellowship will feature expertise from the National Cancer Institute and other institutes. The fellowship, with the support of the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, will address:
- Moonshots, dream teams and wars on cancer: What’s ahead?
- Cancer evidence by the numbers
- Hands-on exercises: How to understand and relay cancer statistics
- The world of guidelines and cancer screening
- How clinical trials work
- Using SEER and other data resources
- Storybuilding: Including patients in the equation
The application deadline is Dec. 2. Read more about the fellowship and apply here.