NOW OPEN - Apply for Postdoctoral Training in Cancer Prevention at NCI

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NCI Cancer Prevention Followship Program. Application Period May 1 - August 25, 2017


Now Accepting Applications


NCI’s Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) is a postdoctoral research and leadership training program. The program is open to researchers, scientists, and clinicians with a demonstrated interest in cancer prevention and control. 

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Highlights of this multidisciplinary program include:

  • The CPFP provides up to 4 years of support.
  • The opportunity to obtain an MPH degree sponsored by NCI (if necessary based on prior training) 
  • Dedicated training to build scientific and leadership skills
  • A cohort of fellows that spans across STEM and other fields
  • Competitive stipends, relocation expenses, travel allowances, and more


To learn more about the fellowship, including eligibility requirements and application details, please visit, or contact us at To hear more about this unique opportunity from current fellows and alumni, watch our video.

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David E. Nelson, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program



Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program
National Cancer Institute | National Institutes of Health
9609 Medical Center Drive
Room 2W-136  MSC 9712
Bethesda, MD 20892-9712
Phone: 240-276-5626
Fax: 240-276-7883

The Diversity Program Consortium Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA is supported by Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health / National Institutes of General Medical Sciences under award number U54GM119024.