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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.

CRCHD Funding for Research and Training

Find current CRCHD funding opportunities for cancer and cancer health disparities research and training.

CRCHD Dialogue on Disparities

Stay up-to-date with cancer health disparities issues and read CRCHD spotlights on promising research findings and program updates.

Special Spotlight: Increasing Diversity in Cancer Research: One Lab at a Time

Insights from Dr. Dinah Singer, Director of the NCI’s Division of Cancer Biology, on training and mentorship, and the role they play in attracting and retaining talented students, trainees, and new/early stage investigators underrepresented in the biomedical cancer research enterprise.

Special Spotlight: Claudia R. Baquet, MD, MPH Retires from UMB

Widely acclaimed cancer health disparities researcher, CRCHD grantee, and a longtime advocate for underserved communities, leaves a huge footprint in the health disparities field.


  • Posted: February 17, 2015