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Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program


Both courses are open to physicians, scientists, other health professionals, fellows and students who have an interest in cancer prevention and control. Acceptance into the CPFP is not necessary for participation in either course. Individuals from cancer centers, universities, health departments, industry, U.S. Federal Government, and from across the United States and around the world have previously attended.

A background in epidemiology, biostatistics, and cancer biology are helpful but not required. Preference is given to individuals with a doctoral degree and/or relevant experience in cancer prevention and control. There is no cost to register or to participate in either course. Room, board, and transportation expenses are the responsibility of the participant.

International applicants

The NCI Center for Global Health (CGH) seeks international applicants for the 2017 Summer Curriculum. Individuals currently engaged in public health programs, cancer research and cancer control are encouraged to apply. A limited amount of financial support may be available for select meritorious applications. Applicants must include letters of support from home institutions, academic or ministerial, indicating commitment to research and continued engagement in cancer control activitiesFor certain international applicants limited funding for living expense may be available from the NCI's Center for Global Health. Please contact the NCI Center for Global Health for more information:

2015 Molecular Prevention Course Participants

2015 Molecular Prevention Course Participants
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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

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

View the NIH VideoCast from July 21, 2016.

Last modified: 11/18/2016

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