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.

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RFI: Challenges and Opportunities in Health and Science Communication Research

Submit your input by May 27 on a potential NIH Common Fund research program to support novel approaches to address health and science communication in a changing sociocultural landscape.


Cancer Currents Blog

Telehealth-based cancer care surged during COVID. Will it continue?


Newly updated Cancer Trends Progress Report

Get a summary of the most recent trends in cancer control measures in the U.S.

About the Behavioral Research Program

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.

Research Branches


Upcoming Event


Telehealth Research to Address Cancer Disparities

In this webinar, experts will describe the role of telehealth in understanding and mitigating health disparities in cancer prevention and cancer care.

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