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March 4, 2008 • Volume 5 / Number 5 E-Mail This Document  |  Download PDF  |  Bulletin Archive/Search  |  Subscribe

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Special Issue on Childhood Cancers

Don't miss our March 18 special issue of the NCI Cancer Bulletin, which will focus on childhood cancers. The issue will feature articles about NCI's intramural and extramural research efforts in pediatric cancers and will provide a list of resources for additional information.

NCI Cancer Bulletin special issues are some of the most popular among our readership. Past special issues have focused on cancer survivorship, cancer prevention, and NCI-Frederick.

NIH Director to Testify Before Appropriations Subcommittee
NIH Director Dr. Elias Zerhouni is scheduled to testify before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor-HHS-Education on March 5. Appearing with Dr. Zerhouni will be the heads of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The focus of the hearing will be on programmatic outcomes and the linkages between each agency's programs.

BSA Meeting Held
NCI's Board of Scientific Advisors (BSA) met March 3-4 on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. The public portions of the meeting can be viewed at http://videocast.nih.gov/PastEvents.asp.