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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Spotlight

Resource

Map Story

View information about rural-urban disparities in cancer.

Resource

Updated Data

NCI SEER releases latest data and statistics, 1975-2018.

Blog

Cancer Currents Blog

Texting may help reduce disparities in colorectal cancer screening.

Publication

FY 2020 DCCPS Overview and Highlights

View the DCCPS annual report, this year focusing on implementation science.

About DCCPS

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.

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