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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New treatments spur sharp reduction in lung cancer mortality rate.
Study offers insights on health problems among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors.
Dr. Emily S. Tonorezos named Director of NCI Office of Cancer Survivorship.
Ovarian cancer studies aim to reduce racial disparities and improve outcomes.
Study links mental health treatment to improved cancer survival.
Many older adults screened unnecessarily for common cancers.
View the AJPH special issue Health Misinformation on Social Media.
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.