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The NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention

February 1, 2019

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) is now accepting applications for the Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention Courses until

February 1, 2019

for domestic and international applicants.

To learn more about eligibility requirements and application details, please visit our website
or contact

Courses offered:

Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control

July 8 – August 2, 2019

This four-week summer course provides specialized instruction in the principles and practice of cancer prevention and control. Participants will gain a broad-based perspective on concepts, issues, and applications related to this field.

Molecular Prevention

August 5 – 9, 2019

This one-week course on the molecular aspects of cancer prevention follows the Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control course. It provides a strong background in molecular biology and genetics of cancer, and an overview of cutting-edge research and techniques in the fields of molecular epidemiology, biomarkers, multi-omic, and translational research.

Eligibility & Cost:

Both courses are open to physicians, scientists, other health professionals, fellows and students who have an interest in cancer prevention and control. A background in epidemiology, biostatistics, or cancer biology is helpful but not required. Preference is given to individuals with a doctoral degree or to those with relevant experience in cancer prevention and control, and to those who have not previously participated in the Summer Curriculum. There is no cost to attend either course.

Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program
National Cancer Institute | National Institutes of Health
9609 Medical Center Drive
Room 2W-136  MSC 9712
Bethesda, MD 20892-9712
Phone: 240-276-5626
Fax: 240-276-7883



February 1, 2019