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.
Biden-Harris Administration launches initiative to improve cancer outcomes in low-income areas.
Study adds to debate about mammography in older women.
Few people with cancer undergo testing for inherited gene mutations.
VA and National Cancer Institute announce historic data-sharing partnership to better understand and treat cancer among Veterans.
Data sharing advocacy—how a cancer survivor seeks to enhance data sharing to better the patient experience.
Engaging people with low-grade glioma in cancer research.
Former fellow shares NCI experience with geocoding and patient privacy.
Drinking alcohol, often heavily, common among people with cancer and long-term survivors.
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.