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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.
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.
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