National Cancer Institute
Trump Picks National Cancer Institute Director
Trump Picks National Cancer Institute Director
Kerry Grens | Jun 12, 2017
Ned Sharpless currently leads the cancer center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Renowned Cancer Theorist Dies
Renowned Cancer Theorist Dies
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 12, 2016
Alfred Knudson, who formulated the “two-hit” theory on the origins of cancer, has passed away at age 93.
NCI: Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise by 50 Percent
NCI: Breast Cancer Cases Could Rise by 50 Percent
Bob Grant | Apr 21, 2015
A National Cancer Institute model forecasts a marked increase in estrogen receptor-positive tumors among older women by 2030.
NCI Head Stepping Down
NCI Head Stepping Down
Tracy Vence | Mar 5, 2015
Harold Varmus, who has led the US National Cancer Institute since 2010, is leaving his appointment at the end of the month.
Report: Current Research System “Unsustainable”
Report: Current Research System “Unsustainable”
Tracy Vence | Apr 15, 2014
Four prominent academics call for an overhaul of the US biomedical research workforce.
AACR Releases Tobacco Report
AACR Releases Tobacco Report
Jef Akst | Apr 7, 2014
Researchers and regulators reflect on the progress that has been made in preventing tobacco-related disease in the 50 years since the publication of the first U.S. Surgeon General’s report. 
Cancer Gene Data Released
Cancer Gene Data Released
Chris Palmer | Jul 18, 2013
NCI has made public the largest-ever database of cancer-specific gene variations, paving the way for the development of new drugs and therapies.
NCI Plans Wide Collaboration
NCI Plans Wide Collaboration
Dan Cossins | Jun 26, 2013
The National Cancer Institute hopes to team up with outside researchers to finally figure out how to inhibit a common cancer-driving protein family.
Making Cancer More Transparent
Making Cancer More Transparent
Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 1, 2013
A decade into the age of genomics, science is generating a flood of data that will help in the quest to eradicate the disease.