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National Cancer Institute - NCI

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NCI Office of Communications and Education
NCI Public Inquiries Office
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 407
Bethesda, MD 20815

800-4-CANCER (Voice - Toll-free, 800-422-6237 (English/Spanish))
877-448-7848 (Voice - Toll-free, (Smoking Cessation))
301-496-9096 (Voice)
301-480-0518 (FAX)


The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is one of 11 agencies that compose the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The NCI is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. It coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

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Wed Aug 3, 2011