NCI Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD)
The Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) is central to NCI’s efforts to reduce the unequal burden of cancer in our society via basic and community research, as well as networks, and to train the next generation of competitive researchers from diverse populations in cancer and cancer health disparities research. Learn more.
Find current CRCHD funding opportunities for cancer and cancer health disparities research and training.
Stay up-to-date with cancer health disparities issues and read CRCHD spotlights on promising research findings and program updates.
In support of National Minority Health Month, CRCHD is highlighting the role of obesity in cancer health disparities among diverse population groups in the U.S. Prevention plays a critical role in reducing health disparities and a healthy lifestyle is one tactic for decreasing your cancer risk.
Grantee Spotlight: Jennie Williams, Ph.D. - Investigating Genetic Biomarkers for Colon Cancer in African Americans
Learn more about Dr. Williams’ research on the role of molecular genetics in the initiation of colon cancer in African-Americans.