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Infographic: Where do graduates of the Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program continue their careers?
Posted 05/18/2015
For nearly 30 years, the NCI Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) has provided funding support for post-doctoral Fellows with a goal to train the future generation of researchers and leaders in the field. "Our most important measure of success is the success of the people who finish our program," said CPFP Director David Nelson, MD, MPH. "We would really like them to think of these as some of the best years of their lives and very much something that helps them expand their opportunities and their ways of thinking. I'd like them to remember the experience of being a Cancer Prevention... Read More
Posted: 05/12/2015
An interactive map of the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) with detailed information on hundreds of community sites that take part in clinical trials is available on the NCORP website. This is the first of...
Posted: 04/01/2015
The airing this week of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies provides a rare opportunity to expand the national conversation around cancer. A question that inevitably gets raised almost any time cancer is discussed is how we...
Posted: 03/23/2015
The NCI Division of Cancer Prevention’s Phase 0/I/II Cancer Prevention Clinical Trials Program, also known as the Consortia for Early Phase Prevention Trials, is beginning a new round of studies in the effort toward...
Posted: 03/13/2015
Results from an NCI-sponsored clinical trial show that giving some younger women with early-stage breast cancer a hormone-suppressing drug in addition to chemotherapy helps to preserve ovarian function and improves their...
Posted: 03/11/2015
The anti-inflammatory class of drugs NSAIDs have shown great promise in preventing cancers including colon, esophagus and skin. However, they can increase the risks of heart attacks, ulcers and rare but potentially life-...
Posted: 03/04/2015
To NCI staff, grantees, and advisors: I am writing to let you know that I sent a letter today to President Obama, informing him that I plan to leave the Directorship of the National Cancer Institute at the end of this month...
Posted: 03/02/2015
A new cancer clinical trial by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group addresses questions about the over-treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), a noninvasive, non-life-threatening breast cancer.
Posted: 01/26/2015
Early detection research funded by the NCI's Division of Cancer Prevention has positively steered both public health and clinical outcomes, and set the stage for findings in the next generation of research.Large Trials"The ...
Posted: 01/15/2015
The NCI Central Institutional Review Board (CIRB) Initiative announced the establishment of the Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) CIRB January 14, extending the benefits of centralized review to investigators participating...

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