#ApplyNow Dr. Lisa Boxer (https://ccr.cancer.gov/staff-directory/lisa-d-boxer) is seeking a candidate with mouse models expertise to join her team as a Biologist. Learn about this #CareerOpportunity here: https://go.cancer.gov/cqOezwu #CCRJobs
REGISTER: The Early Investigator Advancement Program (EIAP) helps to facilitate the advancement of scientists from diverse backgrounds to become independent investigators. Join us for an EIAP Pre-Application Webinar on October 11 at 3:00 pm ET. https://www.cancer.gov/about-nci/organization/crchd/diversity-training/eiap @ncicrchd
Don't miss it! Apply for a Funding Opportunity on Mobile Health: Technology & Outcomes in Low- & Middle-Income Countries. Letter of Intent Due Date: October 15, 2022. @Fogarty_NIH @theNCI #MHealth Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xhqaY
One of every 2 men and one of every 3 women in the U.S. will develop cancer during their lifetime. Learn how to reduce your risk, find #cancer early, and even prevent some cancers. https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/prevention/
The key difference between Pancoast tumors and other tumors is their location in the lung.
Dr. David Rice explains why where they’re found affects how these rare tumors are treated: https://fal.cn/3su5L #PancoastTumor #EndCancer
By integrating #oralhealth professionals into the care team, #oncologists can ensure that their patients are not only poised for successful recovery of #cancer, but protected from severe dental side effects from treatment. Read more: http://ow.ly/6F1w50L2r1q #DentalHealth
New Issue Out Now! The October 5 issue features: The Necessity of Dental Care for Patients With #Cancer, Updates on #CancerMoonshot & New Initiatives, and a New #Radiation Treatment Option Designed to Visualize the Heart: http://ow.ly/TwHw50KO5EQ #medtwitter #oncology #OncNews
WATCH: What causes cancer? Learn how cancer can arise from changes in DNA 🧬. https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/understanding/what-is-cancer
Quitting smoking and if you don’t smoke, staying away from tobacco smoke lowers your chance of getting cancer in many places throughout your body—not just your lungs. https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/lung/basic_info/prevention.htm
What is the difference between Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19? Learn here: https://bit.ly/flu-covid
Women at increased risk for #BreastCancer, including a strong family history: talk to your doctor about when to get a mammogram. Learn more about risk factors: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/basic_info/risk_factors.htm #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth #BCAM
The most common feature of Gardner syndrome is the presence of multiple polyps in the lining of the intestines.
It also can cause abnormal growths in other parts of the body, as our Dr. Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez explains: https://fal.cn/3stSA @EVilarSan #EndCancer
If you or a loved one is living with HIV and has been diagnosed with cancer or is worried about the risk of developing cancer, then this is for you.
This book answers some of the questions you may have and provide support to navigate the cancer experience https://bit.ly/3CweyRG
In a sea of lanterns, we create a wave of hope. ❤️🤍💛 At @lightthenight, we bring light to the darkness of blood cancer - celebrating survivors, supporting friends & family, & remembering those we have lost. Join us for a #LightTheNight near you 👉 https://bit.ly/3CtiWki
Roberta Burns shares how she’s embracing life after esophageal cancer treatment, despite eating through a tube and overcoming voice changes: https://fal.cn/3stOM @RJMehran @AileenBChen #EsophagealCancer #EndCancer
Calling all #streamers, #creators, and #YouTubers! We're more likely to get things done when we do them together. Dedicate your #stream to raise awareness for #BreastCancerAwarnessMonth: https://tiltify.com/american-cancer-society/grab-your-girls-f64643ea-ebab-4050-b601-0055b9880764
A new #clinicaltrial seeks to understand why patients with #sicklecell disease develop blood clots. Healthy African American volunteers are needed. Call the @NIHClinicalCntr Office of Patient Recruitment at 866-444-8810 and refer to study 20-H-0068. https://go.usa.gov/xfvab
At MSK, we couldn't be more excited about today's #NobelPrize win. Bioorthogonal ‘click’ chemistry holds promise for #cancer care via new diagnostic techniques. @Nature spoke to @LewisLabMSKCC on the topic in 2019, and a clinical trial is planned for 2023. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41587-019-00017-4
We’re looking forward to the upcoming @UICC #WCC2022 & seeing our partners from around the🌎to exchange ideas & latest innovations on #Equity & sustainability in cancer care for everyone, everywhere! Check out @theNCI supported sessions - https://bit.ly/3ST4APp
#DYK breast cancer may occur in men? Male #BreastCancer may occur at any age, but it usually occurs between 60 and 70 years of age. https://www.cancer.gov/types/breast/patient/male-breast-treatment-pdq #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth
To learn more about #BladderCancer treatment, research, and clinical trials, see this summary, too. https://www.cancer.gov/types/bladder #InterceptCancer
CSC and Meru Health Program offer a free 12-week treatment program for patients dealing with anxiety or depression. The Meru Health Program combines technology, evidence-based therapy, and daily support from licensed clinicians.
Learn more: https://bit.ly/3RCo35L
The 2022 @NIHDirector's awards for #NIHHighRisk research have been announced. Read about the innovative #biomedical and #BehavioralResearch early career and seasoned scientists will conduct through these awards: http://bit.ly/hrhr-2022-awards @NIH_CommonFund
Check out the new RFAs for @theNCI Early K99/R00 Award for Pathway to Independence for Outstanding Postdoc Researchers pursuing careers in #DataScience, #CancerControlScience, & other sciences! Apply by February 28, 2023. https://bit.ly/3LAaQJk
“Science needs diverse voices to be successful, and you need to have a diversity of thought, backgrounds and interests.” In this Hispanic Heritage Month Q&A, @KCBSckope discusses her diverse cultural background and mentorship in the iCURE scholar program. https://ccr.cancer.gov/news/article/celebrating-hispanic-heritage-month-a-conversation-with-kylynda-bauer-phd?utm_source=Q%26A&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=hispanic_heritage_month_2022
What is #PrecisionMedicine? In today's Words To Know video, learn about this personalized approach to prevention and treatment. https://www.cancer.gov/widgets/termdictionarywidgetenglish #CancerTreatment
It may sound like science fiction, but nanomedicine could be used to improve cancer treatment.
Our Dr. Betty Kim explains how this approach targets tumor cells: https://fal.cn/3ssEt @BettyKimLab #Nanomedicine #EndCancer
Thanks to everyone who joined us to learn about the dangers of vaping, smoking and hookah use this evening! #EndCancer
@MDAndersonNews is excited to join Near Northwest Management District's 14th annual Neighborhood Night Out. Educating people on the dangers of vaping, smoking, & hookah use is one of the best ways to have healthy neighbors & #endcancer. Come join us.
Our Dr. Sattva Neelapu offers insights into what may cause CAR T cell therapy to fail in some cases. #Immunotherapy #EndCancer
STAT+: CAR-T therapy doesn’t work in all cancer cases. Scientists are starting to figure out why https://trib.al/hAJq72F
#TriviaTuesday answer: In 2019 in the U.S., 264,121 new cases of breast cancer were reported among women, and 42,280 women died from breast cancer. Lower your risk: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/basic_info/prevention.htm #BCAM
Protect yourself and others from the flu and COVID-19 this fall with advice from our Dr. Georgia Thomas: https://fal.cn/3ssyl #FluSeason #EndCancer
Tune in tomorrow morning at the 8 o'clock and 9 o'clock hours to see Lydia Choi, M.D., talk with Deena Centofanti on FOX2 Detroit about the latest in dense breast cancer screening and treatment! #YourBestChance
What is a #BreastCancer screening? It checks a person’s breasts for #cancer before there are signs or symptoms… because sometimes there are no signs or symptoms. Learn more about screening: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/basic_info/screening.htm #BCAM
Despite a stage IV colorectal cancer diagnosis, Kris Sokolowski is hopeful for the future, thanks to the care he’s receiving at MD Anderson: https://fal.cn/3sshy @ParseghianC #CRCSM #EndCancer
Congratulations to Dr. Alexander Gitlin of the Sloan Kettering Institute (@GitlinLab_MSK) on being awarded an @NIH Director’s Early Independence Award!
The award helps exceptional junior scientists launch independent careers.
More than two-thirds of all new cancers are diagnosed in adults 60 years and older. Know the warning signs, know how to prevent some cancers and reduce your risk for others, and know when to get screened. It’s good to know more. https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/index.htm
Our first Seattle Walk to End Colon Cancer is at Gas Works Park this weekend. Read what @wallyhood had to say about the event, and we hope to see you on Saturday! http://ccalliance.org/seattlewalk #WalkLoud
Walk to End Colon Cancer – Oct 8 http://dlvr.it/SZH2Q0
In the hopes of getting the world closer to a #CureForCancer, researchers at Mass General Cancer Center explain the use of their current technology with @WCVB and its promising future for cancer diagnosis. https://www.wcvb.com/article/mgh-researchers-working-toward-blood-test-for-cancer/41176665
Dr. Anna Nápoles is the first @nih Latina Scientific Director and leads the @nimhd Intramural Research Program. Her work focuses on how different ethnic and socioeconomic communities access healthcare. Learn more about her. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEMK8pNh7rA&list=PLpqvIz-v880LqMXt4JrlJ2MlHjsdGQCD-&index=4](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEMK8pNh7rA&list=PLpqvIz-v880LqMXt4JrlJ2MlHjsdGQCD-&index=4 @nih_edi #HispanicHeritageMonth
#BreastCancerAwarenessMonth In a landmark study, a patient’s advanced #breastcancer regressed completely after treatment with immune cells that recognized products of mutations specific to her cancer. Read this #Milestones2019 story at https://go.cancer.gov/CmZazPW @NCI_CCR_SB
Potential Precision Therapies in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma: http://ow.ly/rvqW50KOqKw #PrecisionTherapy #DLBCL #Lymphoma #HemOnc #HemOncResearch #CancerTherapy
It's #HealthLiteracyMonth! Interested in learning about @theNCI research on this key topic? Register for @NIH Office of Disease Prevention Webinar, Say Yes to Health Literacy in Cancer Prevention & Control | Oct 26 | 2:00pm ET | @MoffitNews @USFHealth =>https://bit.ly/3M1ZVs9
👇 #OstomiesAreLifesavers Learn more at http://ccalliance.org/ostomy
An ostomy was a life-changing -- actually a life-GIVING -- option for my husband after his Stage 3b rectal cancer diagnosis in 2011.
It's not your great grandpa's ostomy bag, people. It's just NOT.
Why? Irrigating every day = absolute game-changer. He is living his best life! https://twitter.com/CCAlliance/status/1577016960931729409
We would like to share a special message for #WorldAnimalDay from our spokes meow-del Milo: “To our furry friends that make the hard days easier. We thank you for all the love and cuddles!” #StandUpToCancer
As a retired physician, and a cancer survivor, Dr. Arthur Hamberger knows a thing or two about cancer treatment.
Here’s his advice for others facing a new cancer diagnosis: https://fal.cn/3ss4t #EndCancer
Check out this #BehindtheMask initiative interview by Omar Echegoyen, a patient recruitment specialist at the @NIHClinicalCntr, who matched COVID-19 patients with clinical trials and made fliers in in English and español. #HispanicHeritageMonth
Omar Echegoyen, recruitment specialist @NIHClinicalCntr, matched COVID-19 patients with clinical trials and made fliers like this one submitted to our #BehindtheMask initiative. The job was tough, but it also “va abrir nuevas puertas” [will open new doors]. #HispanicHeritageMonth
The Colorectal Cancer Alliance has a virtual ostomy support group that meets regularly.
We'd love to see you there as we continue to raise ostomy awareness!
Sign up for more information: https://forms.gle/9AZjzMn1dK2ZxvEc7
A #ClinicalTrial led by Frank Lin @NCICCR_MIP investigates the effectiveness of a combination of two agents that work in complementary ways to target inoperable #NeuroendocrineTumors. @NIHClinicalCntr #NETsm https://go.cancer.gov/rlnLBge
A new form of #photoimmunotherapy is now showing potential to become another major #cancer treatment, and it has shown promise in being able to assist #surgeons in more effectively targeting and destroying cancer cells: http://ow.ly/ubET50KOr6m #immunotherapy #lighttherapy
What you need to know about breast cancer screening from our Dr. Jessica Leung: https://fal.cn/3srNC @BuzzfeedNews @DrJessicaLeung #BreastCancer #EndCancer