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2008 Application Catalog

Program Description

Mentored Research

Under the shared guidance of an individual NCI preceptor and the CPFP scientific staff, fellows will develop original research projects in cancer prevention and control. An overview of the preceptorships is provided in this catalog (refer to Preceptorships section), and a more complete listing is provided on our website Collaboration with investigators throughout the NCI is encouraged.

Research opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Biomarker development
  • Chemoprevention studies
  • Clinical cancer prevention research
  • Effectiveness and outcomes research
  • Epidemiology (clinical, environmental, genetic, molecular, nutritional)
  • Ethics and evidence-based decision making (theoretical and practical studies)
  • Health disparities and special populations
  • Laboratory-based research (chemoprevention, molecular biology and genetics, nutritional science)
  • Screening and early detection
  • Social and behavioral research
  • Statistical methodology (biometry and bioinformatics)

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