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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COVID-19 Information for Cancer Researchers

NCI’s webpage provides resources and guidance to assist cancer researchers deal with the challenges of conducting research during this time.


Health Misinformation on Social Mediaexit disclaimer

Read this special issue of the American Journal of Public Health dedicated to health misinformation on social media.


Smoking and COVID-19

See how Smokefree.gov is talking to smokers about quitting tobacco and coping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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


Save the Date: Cancer & Aging Webinar

In the sixth installment of the Perspectives on Cancer and Aging: The Arti Hurria Memorial Webinar Series, Dr. Garnet Anderson and Dr. Elizabeth Cespedes Feliciano will be the featured speakers.

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