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Garlic and Cancer Prevention: Questions and Answers From The National Cancer Institute by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 09 Jun 2010 10:46am A Fact Sheet from the National Cancer Institute - The information included in this fact sheet is not to be used as the basis for a health claim.   What is garlic? Garlic is a vegetable (Allium sativum) that belongs to the Allium class of bulb-shaped plants, which also includes onions, chives, leeks, and scalli ... Read on »
$180,000 To Save One Life In the National Cancer Institute's National Lung Screening Trial on Helical CT Scanning For Early Dete by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 1:03pm In its many years of clinical practice, the Disease Management Care Blog watched many ex and active smokers succumb to lung cancer. So, when a flurry of news reports today announced the "huge" finding that "spiral CT" screening saves lives, it was motivated to look at the story behind the story. Lung cancer typically starts out as a "silent" ... Read on »
National Cancer Institute Bulletin: Risk of Ovarian Cancer from Hormone Therapy Confirmed by The Women's Sexual Health Foundation .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 15 Jul 2009 6:24pm The Women's Sexual Health Foundation has just received the below National Cancer Institute bulletin. The National Cancer Institute is addressing the latest findings on Ovarian Cancer and Hormones. This is a must read for every woman so she can decide if the benefit of hormones out weighs the risk for her. Women who have taken hormone therapy a ... Read on »
National Cancer Institute - Diet & Cancer by Aaron Tabor Medical Doctor Posted Wed 16 Dec 2009 12:00am I saw this video in the latest edition of the NCI Bulletin, which is published by the National Cancer Institute, and wanted to share it with you.  In this video, Dr. John Milner of the National Cancer Institute discusses the potential importance of healthy eating and cancer risk.  He also discusses the concept of nutrigenomics, the interaction b ... Read on »
National Cancer Institute Awards $13.6 Million To UNC’s Carolina Center Of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 29 Sep 2010 1:33am < b>National Cancer Institute Awards $13.6 Million To UNC’s Carolina Center Of Nanotechnology Excellence The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $13.6 million grant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Carolina Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence (C-CCNE) based at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive ... Read on »
National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Centers by Cancer.gov Posted Sun 27 Feb 2011 10:37pm National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Centers NCI-Designated Cancer Centers National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Cancer Centers are recognized for their scientific excellence. They are a major source of discovery and development of more effective approaches to cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. They also del ... Read on »
The impact of HPV vaccines and screening tests on cervical cancer prevention: A National Cancer Institute Science Writers' Semi by Cancer.gov Posted Mon 20 Sep 2010 9:00pm The impact of HPV vaccines and screening tests on cervical cancer prevention: A National Cancer Institute Science Writers' Seminar   What:     Please join us for a science writers' seminar to discuss new research findings and future directions in HPV-related ... Read on »
Can Cancer Be Controlled?: National Cancer Institute Science Writers' Seminar by Cancer.gov Posted Wed 21 Apr 2010 9:00pm Can Cancer Be Controlled?: National Cancer Institute Science Writers' Seminar What:            Please join us for a science writers' seminar to discuss new research findings and future                        directions in cancer control research.  Among the topics discussed will be how personal                        health ge ... Read on »
Making Health Communication Programs Work - National Cancer Institute by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 12:14am Making Health Communication Programs Work - National Cancer Institute: "This book is a revision of the original Making Health Communication Programs Work, first printed in 1989, which the Office of Cancer Communications (OCC, now the Office of Communications) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) developed to guide communication program planni ... Read on »
Harold Varmus Sworn in as National Cancer Institute's 14th Director by Cancer.gov Posted Sun 11 Jul 2010 9:00pm Harold Varmus Sworn in as National Cancer Institute's 14th Director Nobel Prize winner Harold E. Varmus, M.D., today took the oath of office to become the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) 14th director. NCI is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). "It’s very exciting ... Read on »