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Kara Smigel Croker

Communications Manager
Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute
9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 5E346
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone (240) 276-7054
Fax (240) 276-7846
  • Kara Smigel Croker is the Communications Manager for the National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Prevention. She coordinates and supports all aspects of communication, including media contacts, writing and editing of reports and responses, divisional websites, and social media. She has been actively involved in all the large, landmark prevention and screening clinical trials, including BCPT, STAR, PCPT, SELECT, the PLCO Cancer Screening Trial, and the National Lung Screening Trial.

    Prior to joining the division in 2000, she worked for 12 years at the NCI Press Office, serving as a Senior Writer/Editor and as an associate editor for the Journal of National Cancer Institute News.

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