Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) consists of the following centers and divisions: the Center for Cancer Research (CCR) and the Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), the Division of Cancer Biology (DCB), the Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP), the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD), and the Division of Extramural Activities (DEA). Functional statements for the Centers, Divisions and their Branches and Sections can be found at http://www.cancer.gov/aboutnci/organization/
The CPFP performs the following functions: develops principles and practice of cancer prevention and control for oncologists, other practicing physicians, and public health professionals; administers the Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program; develops, coordinates, and administers divisional staff training programs in preventive aspects of medical oncology, other clinical specialties, and public health research and application; plans, develops, and maintains divisional staff career development programs; and plans and develops a curriculum in cancer prevention and control including the Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control Course, the Molecular Prevention Course, and the Grants and Grantsmanship Workshop and other training opportunities.
The CPFP web site is http://www3.cancer.gov/prevention/pob/.