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.
New Notice of Special Interest
NCI is interested in multilevel research that promotes geospatial approaches to advance cancer control and prevention research.
Communication and Decision Making RFA posted
Seeking applications for research focused on communicating cancer risk about inherited cancer syndromes. Applications due January 21, 2020
Data release from 2018-2019 TUS-CPS now available
Access the July 2018 data and related data brief for your tobacco control research.
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.