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National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health - NCI

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6120 Executive Blvd., MSC 7242

Bethesda, MD 20892-7242

800-4-CANCER (Voice - Toll-free, (English/Spanish))
877-448-7848 (Voice - Toll-free, (Smoking Cessation))
301-330-7568 (FAX)
800-332-8615 (Voice - TTY)


The responsibility of this division of the National Cancer Institute is to conduct population based research on environmental and genetics determinants of cancer. Interdisciplinary studies are conducted on the distribution, causes, and natural history of cancer, and the means for its prevention. Research areas of special interest include genetic predisposition, lifestyle factors, environmental contaminants, occupational exposures, medications, radiation and infectious agents, as well as statistics and methods development.

Online Resources

Print Resources

A wide variety of print publications can be ordered online through NCI's Publications Locator ( This resource can be searched by topic, audience, and language. A catalog of available items, updated daily, can be printed for off-line use. Publications also can be ordered by phone through NCI's Cancer Information Service.

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