U.S. National Institutes of Health

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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
TRP Translational Research Program
Integrates scientific advancements in the understanding of the biology of human cancer
CTEP Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program
Assesses new anticancer agents, radiation treatments, and surgical methods
BRB Biometric Research Branch
Provides statistical and biomathematical analyses
DTP Developmental Therapeutics Program
Funds drug discovery and development and provides related services
OCCAM Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Increases the quality of cancer research on complementary and alternative modalities