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  • The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training. NCI is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of 11 agencies that make up the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NCI leads, conducts, and supports cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people live longer, healthier lives.
  • The Cancer Trends Progress Report, continually updated since its first issue in 2001, summarizes our nation's advances against cancer in relation to Healthy People(link is external) targets set forth by the Department of Health and Human Services. Read the 2018 Report from the National Cancer Institute.
  • The President’s Cancer Panel monitors the activities of the National Cancer Program and reports to the President of the United States. The Panel’s role is to develop actionable recommendations and solutions to overcome the barriers to progress in reducing the burden of cancer.
  • "Thinking beyond the Cure: A Case for Human-Centered Design in Cancer Care" - This article, published in the International Journal of Design, explores how human-centered design can be used to address patient experience in healthcare, looking specifically at the emotional wellbeing of patients