Cancer Research

What to know

CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control conducts and supports studies to reduce the burden of cancer and eliminate health disparities.

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CDC contributes data and scientific expertise on:

  • Cancer prevention and risk behaviors.
  • The quality and appropriate use of cancer screening.
  • The cost and cost-effectiveness of cancer control programs.
  • Health and wellness after a cancer diagnosis.
  • Efforts to advance health equity.

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CDC's latest cancer research