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Social Media at NCI

NCI YouTube Page

National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the U.S. Government's lead agency for cancer research and is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Videos in this channel introduce you to many different aspects of the research that NCI supports and connects you to our research-based information resources.

NCI Facebook Pages

The National Cancer Institute
Provides an interactive way to find cancer information and share your perspective. The page includes discussions initiated by group members and links to NCI resources, as well as questions, comments and cancer news.

Smokefree Women
A place where women who are trying to quit smoking or remain smokefree can share information, encouragement, and support. The page builds upon resources available at

Instituto Nacional del Cáncer
El NCI cuenta con una página de Facebook en español.

NCI Twitter Pages

Latest developments from across NCI. Retweeted highlights from the NCI feeds below.

Serves as NCI's point of contact with the cancer advocacy community and facilitates the involvement of advocates in research.

Behavioral health news & information from the National Cancer Institute.

News from the NCI Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research (OBBR).

Updates from the NCI Division of Cancer Biology about basic cancer research.

Offers links to cancer control information that bridges public health research, practice, and policy.

Cancer statistics from the National Cancer Institute.

Information about clinical trials for patients with cancer.

Dedicated to treating tumors of the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver and bile ducts.

Dedicated to finding new treatments for GU malignancies and bringing them to patients including immunotherapy.

Adoptive Immunotherapy for Cancer.

Lymphoid Malignancies Branch of CCR studies molecular biology of lymphomas to enhance cure.

Spreading the word about clinical research in Medical Oncology at CCR/NCI.

Official Twitter account of the NCI Center for Cancer Research Pediatric Oncology Branch

Official Twitter account of the NCI Clinical & Molecular Pharmacology Figg Labs

Twitter account for the CCR Vaccine Branch at NCI.

Twitter account for the CCR Women's Malignancies Branch, including breast and gynecologic cancers.

NCI Comparative Oncology Program evaluates novel therapies in pet dogs with cancer to improve outcome for human patients.

Updates from NCI's Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD).

Updates from NCI’s Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives.

Providing updates to the NCI Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program's trials research community.

Cancer related bioinformatics and data science news and information from NCI’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology.

Training programs in cancer epidemiology and genetics at the NCI.

Features the latest cancer research news and information from across the National Cancer Institute tailored to Spanish-speaking audiences.

Learn about the outreach activities and events for the NCI at Frederick.

The official Twitter account of the NCI Genomic Data Commons (GDC).

Cancer genomics news & updates from NCI’s Center for Cancer Genomics.

Global Health news and updates from the National Cancer Institute's Center for Global Health.

NCI's Health Information National Trends Survey is a national survey uniquely dedicated to learning how people find, use, & understand health information (

Official Twitter account of the HIV Dynamics and Replication Program in the NCI Center for Cancer Research at the NIH.

Dissemination and Implementation research news & resources from the NCI.

Press releases, news notes, articles, and other resources to support health and science writers, and other journalists covering cancer research and the activities of NCI.

Updates from the NCI’s Physical Science-Oncology Network: Converging the physical sciences with cancer biology and news from related fields.

Discovery, therapy, training at the NCI Center for Cancer Research.

The latest information about early detection, cancer risk, and chemoprevention.

Information on NCI's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) & Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

Information about coping with the symptoms of cancer or cancer treatment, and end-of-life care.

Updates on a systems biology approach towards cancer research.

The NCI Tech Transfer Center facilitates partnerships for co-development of new cancer and AIDS discoveries made by NIH researchers.

Updates on cancer research training & career development opportunities

News about NCI-supported cancer treatment and diagnosis research.

Official Twitter account of the NCI Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship

Updates from the President's Cancer Panel.

NCI Emergency Management & Physical Security Branch: emergency planning, continuity of operations, and physical security.

SmokefreeUs is intended to help you or someone you care about quit smoking with tips and support to be free of tobacco.


NCI Leaders' and Scientists' Twitter Pages

Official Twitter account of the Director of @theNCI. 

Douglas R. Lowy, MD, Principal Deputy Director

Ann Geiger, Scientific Director, Cancer Care Delivery Research

Michelle Bennett, Director, Center for Research Strategy 

Bill Dahut, Scientific Director for Clinical Research, Center for Cancer Research

Oliver Bogler, Director, Center for Cancer Training

Philip E. Castle, Ph.D., Director of @NCIPrevention

Stephen Chanock, Director, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics

Eytan Ruppin, Chief of the Cancer Data Science Lab, CCR, NCI

Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, Director of @NCIGlobalHealth

Henry Rodriguez, Director, Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research, DCTD, NCI

Jill Barnholtz-Sloan, Ph.D., CBIIT Informatics & Data Science Associate Director; DCEG Sr. Investigator.

Anthony Kerlavage, Director, Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology

Tom Misteli, Director, NCI Center for Cancer Research.

NCI Instagram

National Cancer Institute
Images from the National Cancer Institute on a wide variety of cancer-related topics.


NCI LinkedIn

Company Page

The National Cancer Institute
Official NCI company page where NCI jobs and news updates are posted.

Group Pages

NCI Biospecimen Research Network (BRN)
This network is for people interested in the impact of specific variables in individual specimen types on molecular data from given analysis platforms.

NCI Cancer Data Science
The official LinkedIn group for the Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology at the National Cancer Institute. This group serves as an online community for discussion, news, and updates surrounding bioinformatics, data science, and data sharing in cancer research.

NCITechTransfer - the NCI Technology Transfer Network
This group offers an online venue for the technology transfer and business development communities to access NCI technologies for research collaboration, co-development, and commercialization; the latest opportunities to collaborate with NCI's basic, translational, and clinical scientists; articles of interest and announcements.

The NCI DCEG LinkedIn Group is an online networking venue for current and former fellows and staff of the National Cancer Institute (NCI)'s Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG).

The Fellows and Young Investigators (FYI) Association enhances the intramural training program, fosters communication among fellows and the CCR community, and serves as a liaison to administration programs that affect the training experience. The purpose of this group is to professionally link current and previous NCI fellows.