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Last Updated: 04/25/2012


As a division, DCTD staff members and their extramural colleagues are exploring various routes toward discovery, development, and delivery of cancer therapeutics. The fundamental objective is to find and develop more interventions tailored to the specific characteristics of a patient’s cancer. The following summaries highlight some of the division’s recent accomplishments in the areas of clinical and translational cancer research.

About the Director

James Doroshow James H. Doroshow, M.D., FACP, has been the Director of the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), since 2004. He is responsible for integrating the activities of DCTD with NCI’s other divisions and offices, as well as extramural scientists and clinicians, patient advocates, and professional cancer organizations. More…