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Prevention and Detection Topics

This section contains links to information about preventing and detecting specific cancers, lifestyle factors and prevention, and major Division of Cancer Prevention programs.

Preventing and Detecting Specific Cancers
Links to information on prevention and detection of specific cancers, including breast, cervical, colorectal, endometrial, esophageal, lung, oral, ovarian, prostate, skin, and stomach. Links within DCP and throughout NCI offer details on genetic factors, causes, screening, key trials and contacts.

Lifestyle and Prevention
NCI fact sheets related to diet, food, and nutrition with links to web sites containing specifics about cancer causes and risk factors.

Major Programs
Major DCP programs that span cancer prevention research are highlighted:

  • Clinical Trials
  • Community Clinical Oncology Program - to support community-based physicians and specialists to conduct NCI-approved cancer prevention and control clinical trials
  • Early Detection Research Network - for development and validation of biomarkers for early detection and risk assessment
  • Rapid Access - to Preventive Intervention Development (RAPID) Program for preclinical agent development.