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DCTD Programs

CDP Cancer Diagnosis Program
Funds specimen resources and research to characterize tumors
RRP Radiation Research Program
Funds novel radiotherapy research
CIP Cancer Imaging Program
Evaluates imaging in diagnosis, disease staging, and treatment monitoring
BRB Biometric Research Branch
Provides statistical and biomathematical analyses
CTEP Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program
Assesses new anticancer agents, radiation treatments, and surgical methods
OCCAM Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Increases the quality of cancer research on complementary and alternative modalities
DTP Developmental Therapeutics Program
Funds drug discovery and development and provides related services

Message from the DCTD Director:

Cancer clinical research is changing, and a large part of the transformation is being spearheaded by the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD), an extramural component of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). More...

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