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Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program


The Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control course is four weeks long and usually offered from July through early August. The Molecular Prevention course is a one week course usually offered in early August.

Both courses are held in Rockville or Bethesda, Maryland. Lectures are usually scheduled Monday through Friday, from 9:30 am – 2:45 pm (occasionally lecture times will vary).


Registration and funding information can be found on the Summer Curriculum home page.

Contact Information

Summer Curriculum Coordinator
NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention
9609 Medical Center Drive
Room 2W-136 MSC 9712
Bethesda, MD 20892-9712
Telephone: (240) 276-5626
Fax: (240) 276-7883

International applicants with questions regarding visas or funding, please contact:
NCI Center for Global Health
National Cancer Institute
9609 Medical Center Drive
Room 3W22, MSC 9723
Bethesda, MD 20892-9723
Telephone: +1 (240) 276-5810
Fax: +1 (240) 276-5820

If you are a person with a disability and require any assistive device, services, or other reasonable accommodation to participate in these activities, please contact the CPFP Office at (240) 276-5626 at least one week in advance of the lecture date to discuss your needs.

Deadline Alerts

Summer Curriculum

Registration to the CPFP Summer Curriculum is currently CLOSED.

If you would like to register for classes in 2018, please return in November 2017.

There is NO COST to register or attend either course.

2016 Annual Advances in Cancer Prevention Lecture

Polyvalent Vaccines Targeting Oncogenic Driver Pathways

Thumbnail portrait of Mary L. (Nora) Disis, MD

Mary L. (Nora) Disis, MD
Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine

View the NIH VideoCast from July 21, 2016.

Last modified: 11/11/2016

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