DCCPS programs are carried out by teams of experts engaging in quality cancer control research that benefits the nation. They identify program-specific research goals and objectives, recommend action for resource allocation, collaborate with subject matter experts in their field, and monitor technological, scientific, and policy developments to consider future research priorities.
Developing and applying quality research in the behavioral and social sciences to cancer prevention and control.
Epidemiology & Genomics
Understanding susceptibility to cancer and cancer-related outcomes through grant-supported, population-based research.
Health Disparities & Health Equity
Understanding the causes of disparities in cancer and developing effective interventions that address them in an effort to achieve health equity for all Americans.
Healthcare Delivery Research
Evaluating patterns and trends in cancer-associated health behaviors, risk factors, health care services, economics, and outcomes.
Advancing research and practice to promote the adoption and integration of evidence-based interventions and policies into routine health care.
Collecting and analyzing data and developing statistical methods to answer key cancer-related questions.