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National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute is part of the National Institutes of Health , which is one of eleven agencies that are part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The NCI coordinates the U.S. National Cancer Program and conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other activities related to the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer; the supportive care of cancer patients and their families; and cancer survivorship. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
The National Cancer Institute has 4 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1992, HIV/AIDS Epidemic: A Current Profile. Most common tag: Research.

Recent Programs

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    National Cancer Institute Director Swearing-In

    Dr. John E. Niederhuber was sworn in as the 13th director of the National Cancer Institute. Phillip Sharp spoke about the…

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    U.S. Cancer Rates

    Participants talked to reporters about new data on cancer rates in the U.S. They gave statistics about the decline of…

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    Breast Cancer Drug Study

    Dr. Klausner and others briefed reporters on a new study of the benefits and side effects of tamoxifen. The study showed…

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    HIV/AIDS Epidemic: A Current Profile

    Dr. Novello spoke to an audience at a forum sponsored by the National Cancer Institute in Washington, DC, on the current…

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