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July 13, 2010 • Volume 7 / Number 14


Dr. Harold Varmus, accompanied by his wife Constance Casey, is sworn in as NCI director by Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius on Monday, July 12.Harold Varmus Becomes Fourteenth Director of the National Cancer Institute

On July 12, Dr. Harold Varmus was sworn in by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to become the 14th director of NCI. Later that day, Dr. Varmus, who led NIH from 1993 to 1999, held a town hall meeting with NCI staff to lay out some of his objectives and "set the tone" for his time as NCI director.  Read more > >


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  • Legislative Update

    • The Congressional Biomedical Research Caucus: Highlighting Cancer Research
  • NIH Update

    • Videos Illustrate How to Navigate the NIH Funding Application Process
  • Update

    • NCI Launches Comprehensive Biospecimen Resource Web Site
    • SEER Releases New U.S. Cancer Mortality Data
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    • New Issue of CCR Connections Released
    • Winners of Smokefree Women Video Contest Announced

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