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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Dr. Emily S. Tonorezos named Director of NCI Office of Cancer Survivorship.
View the AJPH special issue Health Misinformation on Social Media.
Smoking initiation shifting from teens to young adults.
Persistent poverty linked to increased risk of dying from cancer.
People with cancer say access to their clinical notes is valuable.
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.