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.
Program director position available in tobacco control
BRP is seeking letters of interest from health scientists with tobacco control research experience.
Aging trajectories in cancer survivors
BRP aims to better understand effects of cancer and its treatment on aging.
Spotlight on a year of research accomplishments
The 2018 issue of Overview and Highlights features our Division’s key research initiatives to advance progress against cancer. Download a copy.
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.