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 NCI article on vaping pods
Read the latest Cancer Currents blog post, “Vaping Pods Produce High Nicotine Levels in Young Users.”
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Learn about the latest funding opportunities, scientific advances, training and more.
Cancer Research Training Fellowship opportunity available
Seeking applications for a full-time fellowship to research dyadic relationships and social processes.
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.