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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Several Fellow Positions Available

BRP has four fellowship positions available in tobacco control, health behavior, applied health communication, and basic behavioral and psychological sciences.


Cancer Currents Blog

Mitch Zeller, J.D., director of FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, provides insights into how e-cigarettes are regulated and recent FDA actions on e-cigarettes.


Behavioral medicine, cancer control, and NCI: reflections on a fruitful past and auspicious future

Read a recent article authored by associate director Dr. Bill Klein.

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


Survivorship-Focused Data Resources to Support New Research in Cancer Prevention and Control

This session targets T32 fellows in cancer prevention and control with an exploration of key research resources in cancer survivorship.

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