Who We Are
The Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program is a multidisciplinary postdoctoral program that trains future leaders in the field of cancer prevention and control. Watch the CPFP Video that highlights unique features of the CPFP through testimonials from current fellows and alumni, remarks from the director, and reflections from the Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI.
Our Fellowship Program
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Outstanding opportunities for cutting-edge research in the basic, quantitative, social and behavioral sciences, and in clinical cancer prevention, have been the hallmarks of the CPFP since its inception.
If you would like to become a fellow in June 2018, the next application period is between May 1, 2017 and August 25, 2017.
"Preventing cancer is one of the most important scientific and public health goals of the 21st Century. To achieve that goal, the Nation needs leaders: scientists and health professionals trained in the principles and practice of cancer prevention and control."
Information about the fellowship program including eligibility requirements, application procedures, and additional aspects of the program can be found in this Catalog.
Download the catalog (PDF - 3.1 MB)
Our Summer Curriculum
Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control Course
This four-week summer course provides specialized instruction in the principles and practice of cancer prevention and control. Learn more about the Principles Course
Molecular Prevention Course
This one week course introduces timely topics in cancer biology and molecular epidemiology with relevance to cancer prevention. Learn more about the Molecular Course