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Join the discussion on "How to Submit Ideas for the Cancer Moonshot Initiative," including an introduction to the cancer research ideas platform as well as the latest updates on the Blue Ribbon Panel’s activities. Ask questions via Twitter using #CancerMoonshot .

Blue Ribbon Panel members, Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee, Professor and Deputy Director for Translational Research at Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, David Arons, Chief Executive Officer at National Brain Tumor Society and Dr. Dinah Singer, Director of NCI’s Division of Cancer Biology will participate in the Google Hangout on Air. The discussion will be moderated by Cynthia Vitelli, Associate Director of NCI’s Public Affairs.

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Tune in as some of the country’s leading experts on cancer prevention discuss how cancer prevention researchers are embracing the principles of precision medicine and exploring novel ways to prevent and detect cancer early in high-risk populations. During the Hangout, questions can be submitted via Twitter using #AskNCI.

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Join the discussion about "National Clinical Trials Network: Progress and Lessons Learned," including the latest information related to precision medicine in cancer, as well as two NCI precision medicine clinical trials: NCI-MATCH and NCI-Pediatric MATCH..  

NCI’s Jeff Abrams, M.D., Acting Director for Clinical Research in the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD) and Associate Director of the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP) and Nita Seibel, M.D., Head of the Pediatric Solid Tumor Therapeutics in the Clinical Investigations Branch of CTEP, DCTD will host a Google Hangout on Air. The discussion will be moderated by Andrea Denicoff, R.N., N.P, Head, NCTN Clinical Trials Operations in the Investigational Drug Branch of CTEP, DCTD. 

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Along with the Lung Cancer Social Media (#LCSM) community, the National Cancer Institute will be co-hosting a lively and interactive Google Hangout on Air about the changing landscape of lung cancer research and treatment.  During the chat, viewers will have the opportunity to pose questions to a panel of lung cancer experts including NCI's Dr. Shakun Malik, the head of thoracic oncology therapeutics, Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD, Chief of Medical Oncology, Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven and XXX.  

The Hangout on Air and Twitter chat will be moderated by lung cancer advocate and #LCSM co-founder, Janet Freeman-Daily. To ask questions of our experts, simply use the #LCSM hashtag during the chat. 

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Added photos to Google Hangout on Air: Cancer Informatics: Expanding Access to Data.

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Join us for a live, moderated discussion about two NCI efforts to expand access to cancer genomics data: the Genomic Data Commons and Genomic Cloud Pilots. NCI subject matters experts will include Louis M. Staudt, M.D., Ph.D., Director Center for Cancer Genomics, Warren Kibbe, Ph.D., Director, NCI Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology, and moderated by Anthony Kerlavage, Ph.D., Chief, Cancer Informatics Branch, Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology. We welcome your questions before and during the Hangout on Twitter using the hashtag #AskNCI.

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Dr. Douglas Lowy, Acting Director of the National Cancer Institute, along with along with Dr. Tom Misteli, Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression,held a live Google Hangout on Air, moderated by NCI's own Dr. Christopher Heery, Director, Clinical Trials Group at the NCI Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology. The topic was basic research and cancer.

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Have you ever wanted to ask a question of the Director of the National Cancer Institute? Now is your chance. In one hour, we'll be talking about basic science and cancer research. You can watch our Google Hangout LIVE at 11:00am ET http://bit.ly/1NSmBK4 and send questions via Twitter using ‪#‎AskDrDoug‬.



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Leading up to tomorrow's Google Hangout on Air with National Cancer Institute Acting Director Dr. Douglas Lowy, here's a short video of him discussing NCI's budget, priorities and vision for the future of cancer research and treatment: http://bit.ly/1GerkmJ

The Hangout is Tuesday, October 20 at 11:00 AM ET and is about basic science. You can ask questions BEFORE or DURING the hangout using the Twitter hashtag #AskDrDoug.

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Dr. Douglas Lowy, Acting Director of the National Cancer Institute, along with along with Dr. Tom Misteli, Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression, will be holding a LIVE Google Hangout on Air, moderated by NCI's own Dr. Christopher Heery, Director, Clinical Trials Group at the NCI Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and Biology.

The topic will be basic research and cancer.

Drs. Mistelli and Lowy will also be fielding questions from Twitter during the Hangout, so please feel free to ask them questions using the ‪#‎AskDrDoug‬ hashtag. http://bit.ly/1Ly8qno
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