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Programs & Resources

DCP Programs and Resources

The NCI Division of Cancer Prevention plans, directs, implements, and monitors clinical and laboratory research focused on cancer risk predictors, chemoprevention, early detection, and supportive care.

Research Groups

There are 10 Research Groups in DCP. Each one is dedicated to supporting defined areas of cancer prevention science. They are: Biometry, Cancer Biomarkers, Chemoprevention Agent Development, Community Oncology and Prevention Trials, Early Detection, Nutritional Science, Breast and Gynecologic Cancer, Gastrointestinal and Other Cancers, Lung and Upper Aerodigestive Cancer, and Prostate and Urologic Cancer.

Major Programs

Major division programs include the: Alliance of Glycobiologists for Detection of Cancer; Community Clinical Oncology Program; Consortia for Early Phase Prevention Trials; Early Detection Research Network; and PREVENT Cancer Drug Development Program.

Resources for Investigators

This section directs researchers to information about prevention agents, biorepositories, statistical software, clinical trials management and more.


This section contains links to several bibliographies of DCP reports, journal articles, presentations, data sets, other materials, and archives.

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