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Biometric Research Program
Provides statistical, computational, and systems biology analyses
Cancer Diagnosis Program
Funds specimen resources and research to characterize tumors
Cancer Imaging Program
Evaluates imaging in diagnosis, disease staging, and treatment monitoring
Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program
Assesses new anticancer agents, radiation treatments, and surgical methods
Developmental Therapeutics Program
Funds drug discovery and development and provides related services
Radiation Research Program
Funds novel radiotherapy research
Translational Research Program
Integrates scientific advancements in the understanding of the biology of human cancer
Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Improves the quality of cancer research on complementary and alternative modalities


Developmental Therapeutics Clinic
Conducts early-phase clinical trials of novel cancer treatment agents
Experimental Therapeutics Clinical Trials Network
Defines approaches to cancer treatment based on molecular characterization and biomarker assay development
National Clinical Trials Network
Maximizes knowledge of tumor biology and resources to facilitate rapid initiation and completion of cancer clinical trials
NCI Experimental Therapeutics Program
Supports the most promising new drug discovery and development projects
Quantitative Imaging Network
Promotes research and development of quantitative imaging methods to measure tumor response to therapies in clinical trials
Specialized Programs of
Research Excellence

Promotes collaborative, interdisciplinary, translational research leading to new approaches for prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer