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2018 Social Media Events

What's Next in Liver Cancer Research
Twitter Live
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 2:30 p.m. ET
The National Cancer Institute hosted its first Twitter Live on October 30, at 2:30 p.m. ET. The event featured NCI experts Anuradha S. Budhu, Ph.D. and Tim Greten, M.D. of the Center for Cancer Research as well as Katherine McGlynn, Ph.D. of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics. They discussed their research on liver cancer etiology and prevention.

What's Next in Liver Cancer Research Twitter Live

NCI experts Anuradha S. Budhu, Ph.D., and Tim Greten, M.D., of the Center for Cancer Research as well as Katherine McGlynn, Ph.D., of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics discuss their research on liver cancer etiology and prevention.

The Role of Immunotherapy in Childhood Cancer Treatment
Facebook Live
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 2:30 p.m. ET
On October 25 at 2:30 p.m. ET the National Cancer Institute hosted a Facebook Live on the role of immunotherapy in childhood cancers such as leukemia. Dr. Nirali Shah of the National Cancer Institute was joined by Carlos Sandi, St. Baldrick’s Foundation advocate and childhood cancer parent. Together they discussed how research and advocacy play a role in advancing treatment for childhood cancer.

The Role of Immunotherapy in Childhood Cancer Treatment Facebook Live

Dr. Nirali Shah of the National Cancer Institute and Carlos Sandi, childhood cancer parent, discuss the role of immunotherapy in childhood cancers such as leukemia.

Live From the NIH GIST Clinic
Facebook Live
Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 3:30 p.m. ET
On June 19 at 3:30 p.m. ET the National Cancer Institute hosted a Facebook Live on the NIH Pediatric and wildtype GIST Clinic. Dr. Fernanda Arnaldez of the National Cancer Institute and Dr. Margaret von Mehren of Fox Chase Cancer Center were joined by moderator Becky Owens of GIST Support International. Together they discussed the GIST Clinic and its contributions to advancing GIST research.

Adult Brain and Spine Tumor Research and Treatment
Facebook Live
Friday, May 25, 2018, 11:00 a.m. ET
On May 25 at 11:00 a.m. ET the National Cancer Institute hosted a Facebook Live to discuss adult brain and spine tumor research and treatment. The conversation focused on primary central nervous system (CNS) tumors, meaning the tumor begins in the brain or spinal cord. Chief, Dr. Mark Gilbert and Senior Investigator, Dr. Terri Armstrong, of the NCI Center for Cancer Research, Neuro-Oncology Branch, joined by moderator and Chief Executive Officer, David Arons, of the National Brain Tumor Society. Together they discussed how brain and spine tumors are diagnosed and treated, available clinical trials and the latest research, how tumors impact patient quality of life and the NCI-CONNECT Rare CNS Tumor Project.

Adult Brain and Spine Tumor Research and Development

Rectal Cancer: Treatment, Research and Quality of Life
Facebook Live 
Thursday, March 29, 2018, 2:00 p.m. ET 
On March 29 at 2:00 p.m. ET the National Cancer Institute hosted a Facebook Live to discuss rectal cancer treatment, research, and quality of life. The event featured subject matter experts Carmen Allegra, MD, of the National Cancer Institute and University of Florida Health, Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and moderator Andrea Denicoff, RN, MS, ANP, of the National Cancer Institute.

Rectal Cancer: Treatment, Research and Quality of Life

Learn about treatment advances and new developments in rectal cancer research from this Facebook Live event with experts Dr. Carmen Allegra, Dr. Deborah Schrag, and moderator Ms. Andrea Denicoff.