🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♀️Two’s company! A huge thank you to all our @BCCare and @breastcancernow runners in the #EMF2019 10k and 5k. It’s been a privilege to have your support this morning. 👏👏👏 #EMF10K

🏃🏾‍♂️🏃🏽‍♀️ A special thank you to our volunteer Christine for joining our cheer point squad at #EMF2019 in Holyrood Park this morning. 📣
Clearly an Edinburgh local, she’s the one on the left without a jumper! Thank you Christine. 🙏#SquadGoals #EMF10K

🏃🏻‍♂️🏃🏽‍♀️ Here’s a selection of our brilliant @BCCare and @breastcancernow runners flying past our #EMF2019 cheer point this morning against the beautiful backdrop of Holyrood Park.⛰ Such a brilliant way to kick off Edinburgh’s weekend festival of running! 👏

🏃🏾‍♂️🏃🏽‍♀️ We’re out and about in beautiful Holyrood Park for the #EMF2019 10k and 5k this morning. Introducing the lovely peeps at our @BCCare and @breastcancernow cheer point! Go team! 📣

⏰ Checking your breasts is quick and easy, and doing it regularly means you’ll notice any unusual changes as early as possible. It’s time to act.

Here's our updated information about HPV (human papillomavirus) and cancer, including vaccines to prevent #HPV infection:

Seeking applicants for Director, Center for Global Health @theNCI. Interested in leading our team? Applications due June 12, 2019. Learn more via

Traditionally, we’ve treated cancer with chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.

But #immunotherapy now offers another option by training the immune system to fight cancer. Here’s how it works. #CancerMoonshot #endcancer

The journey through a brain or spinal cord tumor diagnosis is different for everyone. There is no single roadmap. Whether you are a patient or a caregiver, we hope that these tips shared by other survivors will help make your journey easier.

“You’re in the best place in the world with the brightest people in the world,” says spinal cord ependymoma survivor Efren Saldivar on why he chose MD Anderson for treatment: @MDAProtons #endcancer

If you have a rare #braincancer, you can participate in an @NIHBrainTumor online study to help researchers understand the outcomes and risk factors associated with your cancer. Learn more: #BTAM

Plan your Memorial Day weekend outings using the @EPA SunWise UV Index app – find the app in your app store: #MDW #DontFryDay

.@NCIGlobalHealth manuscript published: Integration of Research Priorities in Low and Middle-Income Countries: A Qualitative Analysis of National Cancer Control Plans; in the Journal of Cancer Policy. Free access provided through July 10. View via

🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️ Good luck to all our brilliant @BCCare and @breastcancernow runners taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival this weekend! You've got this! 💪
#emf2019 @MrHairyHaggis @WeeFatBoab1

Julie Guillot lost her son, Zach, at age 9 to #AML. Through our Children's Initiative, we're determined to find the cures that allow children not only survive their #cancer, but thrive after treatment. To learn more visit:

Practicing sun-safety isn’t just for summer months and beach days.

What's your favorite way to stay sun safe 365 days a year? ☀️ #StandUpToCancer

Looking for handouts to share with your patients & colleagues? Check out Oncology Times for resources on a variety of topics:

The first biosimilar drugs for breast cancer are now available on the NHS. ❓ But what is a biosimilar, and what does this mean for breast cancer patients?
ℹ️ We shine a spotlight on five commonly asked questions ▸

Meet Lori, a cancer survivor, whose mom and sister were also diagnosed with cancer. Become a hero and help take down cancer. Join us at

#StandUpToCancer @MarvelStudios @Avengers @Mastercard

Today is #SunscreenDay!

Before enjoying some fun in the sun this weekend, be sure to apply sunscreen of SPF 30 or more to your body 30 minutes prior to going outside. Reapply every 2 hours.

Have a happy and safe #MemorialDay weekend. #YourBestChance

Before #summer starts, take a minute to check the expiration date on your sunscreen! Sunscreen without an expiration date has a shelf life of no more than three years, but its shelf life is shorter if it has been exposed to high temperatures. #DontFryDay

Check out @CancerDotNet’s great tips on how to manage different emotions when it comes to #cancer. #MentalHealthMonth

Congratulations to Dr. Torunn Yock, Director of Pediatric Radiation Oncology at @mghfc, who was named @WEEI Sports Radio Network's #EverydayAmazing healthcare professional of this weekend's @RedSox games! Listen to her radio spot here:

#dontfryday Exposure to UV radiation causes early aging of the skin and skin damage that can lead to #skincancer. Here are some ways to protect your skin from sunlight: #protectyourskin

❓ Think you know about breast cancer? Whilst four out of five women know a lump as a sign of breast cancer, they are less clear of other signs and symptoms. Test your knowledge and separate the facts from fiction. Take our quiz ▸

Modernizing Cancer Clinical Trials: Q & A with former NCI Director Dr. Norman Sharpless #cancerresearch #endcancer #fbf via @theNCI

Researchers @NIH_NHLBI seek women with #lamdisease for #clinicaltrial comparing methods that may improve lung function in women with LAM. Travel assistance may be provided. Call Office of Patient Recruitment 1-800-411-1222. Refer to study 13-H-0051.

It is important to find at least one positive aspect of the day to focus on. It may be a thank-you, smile or a hug; they are precious moments that you will remember forever and help you to cope with the present and future.-Patricia, #Caregiver

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