Social Media at NCI

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NCI YouTube Page

National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the U.S. Government's lead agency for cancer research and is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Videos in this channel introduce you to many different aspects of the research that NCI supports and connects you to our research-based information resources.

NCI Facebook Pages

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 Communications and Public Liaison
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
El NCI cuenta con una página de Facebook en español.

NCI Twitter Pages

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

Serves as NCI's point of contact with the cancer advocacy community and facilitates the involvement of advocates in research.

Information from the National Cancer Institute about the Automated Self-administered 24-hour Recall tool.

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.

Cancer statistics from the National Cancer Institute

NCI Comparative Oncology Program evaluates novel therapies in pet dogs with cancer to improve outcome for human patients.

Updates from NCI's Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD).

Provides international journalists with updates about the Cancer Research in the Media workshop and resources about effective health and cancer communication.

The latest epidemiology news related to cancer risk and outcomes, including press releases, articles, scientific publications, workshop and funding announcements, and other resources.

Training programs in cancer epidemiology and genetics at the NCI.

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.

Learn about the outreach activities and events for the NCI at Frederick.

Global Health news and updates from the National Cancer Institute's Center for Global Health.

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.

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.

SmokefreeUs is intended to help you or someone you care about quit smoking with tips and support to be free of tobacco.

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

NCI Scientists' Twitter Pages

Stephen Chanock, Director, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics

Shakun Malik, Head, Thoracic Cancer Therapeutics in the Clinical Investigations Branch of the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program

Lee Helman, CCR Scientific Director for Clinical Research and Senior Investigator, Pediatric Oncology Branch

Edward Trimble, Director, Center for Global Health

NCI Instagram

National Cancer Institute
Images from the National Cancer Institute on a wide variety of cancer-related topics.

NCI Google+

National Cancer Institute
Official NCI Google+ page where NCI news updates and highlighted videos are posted.

NCI LinkedIn

Company Page

The National Cancer Institute
Official NCI company page where NCI jobs and news updates are posted.

Group Pages

NCI Biospecimen Research Network (BRN)
This network is for people interested in the impact of specific variables in individual specimen types on molecular data from given analysis platforms.

National Cancer Informatics Program
The official LinkedIn group for the National Cancer Informatics Program (NCIP), the informatics infrastructure that will support the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) research programs.

Cancer Research in the Media
This group consists of journalists and other media professionals who aim to further their skills in interpreting and communicating complex scientific findings to better serve the needs and interests of the general public.

NCITechTransfer - the NCI Technology Transfer Network
This group offers an online venue for the technology transfer and business development communities to access NCI technologies for research collaboration, co-development, and commercialization; the latest opportunities to collaborate with NCI's basic, translational, and clinical scientists; articles of interest and announcements.

The NCI DCEG LinkedIn Group is an online networking venue for current and former fellows and staff of the National Cancer Institute (NCI)'s Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG).

The Fellows and Young Investigators (FYI) Association enhances the intramural training program, fosters communication among fellows and the CCR community, and serves as a liaison to administration programs that affect the training experience. The purpose of this group is to professionally link current and previous NCI fellows.

  • Updated: May 19, 2014