Tag Archives: National Cancer Institute

Texting Program to Help Teens Quit Smoking

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Teens love their cell phones. In an effort to help young smokers kick the habit, the National Cancer Institute is creating a new program called Smokefree T-X-T (http://smokefree.gov/smokefreetxt/) . It’s a free … Continue reading

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Smoking Cessation Support for Teens

NCI Launches Smoking Cessation Support for Teens http://www.nih.gov/news/health/dec2011/nci-05.htm The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has launched an initiative, SmokefreeTXT, a free text message cessation service that provides 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to teens trying to quit smoking. Related articles NCI … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Breast Cancer DVD Online

The following was posted on the NCI Cancer Educators’ Listserv. “This it let you know that the DVD, Moving Beyond Breast Cancer, is online and ready for viewing. Just a reminder that it’s an existing product, not a new one, … Continue reading

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NCI Announces Guide to Communicating Data to Lay Audiences

The following was posted on the NCI Cancer Patient Educators’ Listserv [CA-PATIENT-ED@LIST.NIH.GOV] Communicating data to lay audiences is difficult, but the National Cancer Institute’s newly released Making Data Talk: A Workbook can help you present scientific and health data in … Continue reading

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Online Education and Training for Health Professionals

Now Easily Accessible on Cancer.govThe National Cancer Institute (NCI) has organized its online tutorials, web-based tools, and video casts into one convenient location on the Education and Training for Health Professionals web page. Learn about critical topics including clinical trials, translational … Continue reading

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CDC Releases Cancer Data for 1999-2008

CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control is pleased to announce the early release of National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) cancer incidence data for the years 1999–2008 to facilitate cancer control planning. The data are available through CDC WONDER … Continue reading

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Research to Reality

  https://researchtoreality.cancer.gov/ Research to Reality is an 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. For more information see http://bit.ly/hdNmfQ [posted in PHPartners … Continue reading

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Number of U.S. Cancer Survivors Grows to Nearly 12 Million

…from the CDC “The number of cancer survivors in the United States increased from 3 million in 1971 to 11.7 million in 2007, according to a new study by CDC and the National Cancer Institute. A cancer survivor is defined … Continue reading

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The Ninth Annual Cancer Survivorship Series: Living With, Through & Beyond Cancer

The following message was posted on the NCI Cancer Patient Educators’ Listserv. Please pass this information on to those affected by cancer!   “CancerCare, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute: Office of Cancer Survivorship and Office of Communications and Education, LIVESTRONG, American Cancer … Continue reading

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NIMHHD Names First African-American Scientific Director at NIH

Post on the BHIC Blog: “The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) announced  the appointment of William G. Coleman, Jr., Ph.D., as the NIMHD’s first permanent scientific director and the first African-American scientific director in the history … Continue reading

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