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  • Updated: 07/28/2011

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Let's connect! The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has a presence on Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook and maintains numerous RSS feeds by which you can automatically receive NCI updates. Browse the list below and please follow us on whatever channels or feeds address your interest.

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Twitter  NCI on Twitter

Latest developments from across NCI. Retweeted highlights from the NCI feeds below.

Featured content from NCI's biweekly online newsletter and timely updates from across the cancer research community.

News from the NCI Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research (OBBR).

Offers links to cancer control information that bridges public health research, practice, and policy.

Features the latest cancer research news and information from across the National Cancer Institute tailored to Spanish-speaking audiences.

The NCI Exhibit Program travels to scientific and professional meetings and communicates NCI's research and resources.

NCI's Health Information National Trends Survey is a national survey uniquely dedicated to learning how people find, use, & understand health information (

Multicultural information and news, including tools developed specifically for journalists reporting on cancer at minority media outlets.

Press releases, news notes, articles, and other resources to support health and science writers, and other journalists covering cancer research and the activities of NCI.

Bioinformatics and cancer-related news and information from the National Cancer Informatics Program at the NCI.

The NCI Community Cancer Centers Program is a network of community hospitals supporting cancer research and care close to home.

NCI's Office of Physical Sciences-Oncology (OPSO): Converging the physical sciences with cancer biology. Updates from our nationwide Physical Science-Oncology Centers and news from related fields.

Updates from the President’s Cancer Panel.

The latest information about early detection, cancer risk, and chemoprevention.

Information on NCI's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) & Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

Information about coping with the symptoms of cancer or cancer treatment, and end-of-life care.

The NCI Tech Transfer Center facilitates partnerships for co-development of new cancer and AIDS discoveries made by NIH researchers.

Information about ongoing cancer clinical trials conducted by NCI's Center for Cancer Research at the NIH campus in Bethesda. MD.

The Smokefree Team brings information, tips and support to stay smokefree and clear of tobacco!

Tweets from women to women trying to quit smoking, with the latest tips and support to stay smokefree.

SfT is here to help you quit smoking and take control of your health. It's not easy, but it’s worth the quit. It’s up to you.

The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) is an NCI/NHGRI initiative to identify genomic changes in more than 20 types of cancer.

YouTube  NCI on YouTube

NCI's YouTube channel features videos from across NCI on a wide range of topics, including profiles of cancer researchers, an introduction to clinical trials and information about important NCI programs.

Facebook  NCI on Facebook

The National Cancer Institute
Provides an interactive way to find cancer information and share your perspective. The page includes discussions initiated by group members and links to NCI resources, as well as questions, comments and cancer news.

Office of Media Relations
A collection of information and resources from across NCI to inform members of the media about cancer research news and activities of NCI.

Smokefree Women
A place where women who are trying to quit smoking or remain smokefree can share information, encouragement, and support. The page builds upon resources available at

Instituto Nacional del Cáncer
NCI's Spanish Facebook page presents cancer information tailored to Spanish-speaking audiences. Visit our page to read the latest in cancer research news, learn about NCI's resources, and post your cancer-related questions and comments.

RSS  NCI Updates via RSS

For a full list of available NCI RSS feeds on a wide variety of topics, go to

Communities of Practice  NCI Communities of Practice

Strategies, tools, resources, and professional community to support clinical trials accrual.

Research To Reality
Online community of practice that links cancer control practitioners and researchers and provides opportunities for discussion, learning, and enhanced collaboration on moving research into practice.

Blogs  NCI Blogs

Cancer Epidemiology Matters
Fostering a dialogue between NCI’s Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP), extramural researchers, and others who are interested in cancer epidemiology and genomics.

NCI Biomedical Informatics
Fostering collaboration, information sharing, and engagement between the National Cancer Informatics Program and the cancer bioinformatics community.