Make a Difference in 2015 through the Combined Federal Campaign

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By Andrea Frydl, Contributing Writer

With the holiday season comes the generous holiday giving spirit.

All federal employees are encouraged to give to the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the only authorized solicitation of federal employees in their workplace on behalf of approved charitable organizations. The CFC coordinates the fund-raising efforts of various charitable organizations so that federal employees are solicited in the workplace just once a year and have the opportunity to make contributions through payroll deduction.

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The Employee Diversity Team Wants to Take You around the World in Film

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By Andrea Frydl, Contributing Writer

The NCI at Frederick Employee Diversity Team (EDT) has prepared a new display that features a sample of the foreign films from the team’s collection in the Scientific Library. “Foreign films really help stimulate an awareness of different cultures and countries. I think it is a great celebration of diversity to have the Employee Diversity Team promote films from across the globe and make them available to our employees,” said Amber Elia, program analyst, NCI at Frederick Office of Scientific Operations, and member of the EDT.

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Parenting Outside the Box, Part One: Our Path to a Diagnosis

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Melissa Porter, administrative manager, NCI at Frederick Office of Scientific Operations, with her son, Harrison.

Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series describing one NCI at Frederick parent’s perspective on special needs parenting.

By Melissa Porter, Staff Writer

My husband and I find calling ourselves “special needs parents” difficult. Yes, we do have a child who has autism, and yes, we approach each day differently, but I have never thought of that as special needs parenting.

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Rep. Delaney Learns about Breast Cancer Research at NCI at Frederick

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Craig Reynolds, associate director, NCI at Frederick (left), welcomes Rep. John Delaney to the NCI at Frederick campus on October 21. Dave Heimbrook, president of Leidos Biomedical Research (right), looks on.

By Andrea Frydl, Contributing Writer

Rep. John Delaney (D-Md., 6th District) visited the NCI Campus at Frederick on October 21 to learn more about the research that scientists at NCI at Frederick are doing on breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.

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Platinum Publications – As of September 25, 2014

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Platinum Publications are selected from articles by NCI at Frederick scientists published in 21 prestigious science journals. This list represents new publications generated from PubMed as of the date shown above.

Articles designated as Platinum Highlights are noteworthy articles selected by Dr. Craig Reynolds, associate director, National Cancer Institute, from among the most recently published Platinum Publications.

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