NCI Social Media Events

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A large part of the mission of the National Cancer Institute is to share information and updates with the public and cancer research community. Social media is an ideal platform for connecting with people, and we often participate in live social media events like Twitter chats. Listed below are past and upcoming social media events involving NCI and our partners.

If you are interested in more information about NCI and our events, please follow us on our social media channels.

Upcoming Social Media Events

Advanced Melanoma Research and Treatment
Facebook Live
Thursday, May 25, 2017, 12:00 pm ET

On May 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. ET, the National Cancer Institute will hold a Facebook Live event discussing the current state of research and treatment for advanced stage melanoma. The subject matter experts will be Dr. Stephanie Goff of the National Cancer Institute and Dr. Jason Luke of the University of Chicago. The event will be moderated by Jamie Troil-Goldfarb, a clinical trial participant and Stage IV melanoma survivor.

Previous Social Media Events from This Year

Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Screening 
Facebook Live
Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 1:30 p.m. ET
Note: This is entirely in Spanish

On March 29 at 1:30 p.m. ET the National Cancer Institute held its first Facebook Live event in Spanish on Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Screening. Sandra San Miguel of NCI and Dr. Elmer Huerta of Washington Cancer Institute, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, discussed the importance of education and prevention strategies to increase the number of colorectal cancer screenings.

Talking Through Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Screening
Facebook Live
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

On March 7, 2017, colorectal cancer experts Dr. LeeAnn Bailey of NCI’s Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, Dr. James Zabora of the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Theron Scott of the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center discussed colorectal cancer prevention and screening.

Today's Cervical Cancer Treatments
Facebook Live
Thursday, January 26, 2017

On January 26, 2017, cervical cancer experts Dr. Christina Annunziata of NCI's Center for Cancer Research and Dr. Sarah Temkin of VCU Massey Cancer Center had a discussion on cervical cancer treatments and clinical trials.

The Future of Prostate Cancer Research and Treatment
YouTube Live
Thursday, January 12, 2017

On January 12, 2017, prostate cancer experts William Dahut, M.D. of the National Cancer Institute and Dr. Heather Cheng, M.D. of the University of Washington had a vibrant discussion about current and future research areas and treatment options for prostate cancer.

The panel was moderated by Ana Fadich, MPH, CHES Vice President at Men’s Health of the Men's Health Network.

NCI Social Media Events from Previous Years

2016 | 2015 | 2014

  • Updated: April 3, 2017