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.


Confronting Health Misinformation

Read the U.S. Surgeon General’s advisory on building a healthy information environment.


Behavioral Research in Cancer Prevention and Control: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities

BRP leadership highlights key areas of research to address cancer prevention and control challenges.

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


Using SAS to Analyze TUS-CPS Data

Interactive session on basic analyses of the TUS-CPS data using SAS, including analyses of the individual public use and harmonized data with associated replicate weights.

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