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.

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.

DescriptionEligibility | Application Guidelines

The application period for the 2022 Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program is now CLOSED.


Program Spotlight

NCI Global Health Interest Group

Pictured (left to right): Drs. Margarita Correa-Mendez, Percy Guzman, and Waruiru Mburu.

July 5, 2022

In commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day, the NCI Fellow’s Global Health Interest Group (GHIG) will host a virtual panel on diversity, equity and inclusion in global health. This event aims to provide an opportunity for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) community to engage in dialogue with global health experts on specific actions and issues we should be sensitive to around equity in global health research and practice.…

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Deadline Alert

Fellowship Program Application Deadlines

The CPFP application period is now CLOSED.

Online application, All applicants
Monday, August 1, 2022 11:59 PM (U.S. Eastern Daylight Time)

Letters of reference, All applicants
Monday, August 15, 2022 11:59 PM (U.S. Eastern Daylight Time)

Letter of assurance, Doctoral degree candidates only
Monday, August 15, 2022 11:59 PM (U.S. Eastern Daylight Time)

Most Recently Presented Annual Advances Lecture

Avrum Spira, M.D., M.Sc.: Intercepting Lung Cancer via the Airway Transcriptome

Date: July 21, 2020
Time: 1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. ET
Location: Virtual
via WebEx

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