U.S. National Institutes of Heath www.cancer.gov

The CDP stimulates and supports diagnostics research, resources and improved technologies to guide the choice of treatment for cancer patients.

Major Scientific Programs

Funding Opportunities

  • NCI Initiatives in Cancer Diagnosis
  • Program Announcements (PA)
  • Requests for Applications (RFA)

Research Funded by the Cancer Diagnosis Program

About the Cancer Diagnosis Program

  • Office of the Associate Director
  • Diagnostic Biomarkers and Technology Branch
  • Resource Development Branch
  • Diagnostics Evaluation Branch
  • Staff Directory

Human Specimens for Research

  • Finding human tissues for research
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • How to establish and manage a tissue bank or other specimen resource
  • 50-State Survey of Human Tissue Regulations pdf version | html version

Technology Development

  • Support for technology development projects
  • Resources and information for technology developers
  • Small business opportunities

Diagnostics Research:
New Markers for Prediction and Prognosis