Welcome to the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS)
The Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) aims to reduce cancer risk, incidence, and death and enhance quality of life for cancer survivors by supporting innovative research and recommending ways to apply that research in quality health care delivery.
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Advancing Cancer Control
Meet the new DCCPS Director, Dr. Katrina Goddard. In this video, Dr. Goddard shares insight into her background, what inspires her research, and her journey with and to DCCPS.
OCS 25th Anniversary Report
The OCS 25th Anniversary Report highlights the history of the office, milestones in cancer survivorship research, and the continued growth of the field.
Patient economic burden of cancer care more than $21 billion in the US in 2019.
View this new report, which covers a range of DCCPS initiatives and includes a retrospective on our work over the last 20 years.
FDA oversight of e-cigarettes gathers speed: a conversation with Mitch Zeller.
Black patients are more likely to die of cancer—here’s how one group is tackling that.
Even if insured, people with advanced cancer often face financial problems.
In 1997, NCI established DCCPS to enhance its ability to alleviate the burden of cancer through cancer control research. This research generates basic knowledge about how to monitor and change individual and collective behavior, and to ensure that knowledge is translated into practice and policy rapidly, effectively, and efficiently.