Welcome to the Behavioral Research Program, DCCPS
The Behavioral Research Program initiates, supports, and evaluates a comprehensive program of research to increase the breadth, depth, and quality of behavioral research in cancer prevention and control.
Learn more about the BRP branches — Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences, Health Behaviors, Health Communication and Informatics, and Tobacco Control.
Apply for funding in behavioral research, read sample grant applications, and explore grantee resources.
Read new MMWR report on adult cigarette smoking rates
Cigarette smoking has reached the lowest level ever recorded, according to new data published by CDC, FDA and NCI.
Read special BRP fellows newsletter
Learn about BRP fellows, their publications, current training opportunities, and more.
HINTS 5, Cycle 2 (2018) dataset available now
Download the latest dataset from the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS).
BRP research priorities address key psychological and behavioral targets across the cancer control continuum, from prevention to end-of-life care. These priorities include basic behavioral and psychological science, interventions in cancer control areas such as tobacco use, diet and energy balance, and sun protection, and processes and effects of communication and informatics.