About NCI

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The nation’s leader in cancer research

NCI at a Glance

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NCI is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training. Find information about NCI’s mission, organization, history, leadership, advisory boards, and visitor information.

Budget & Legislation

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Find information about the NCI budget process, how the institute allocates its budget to achieve research goals, recent budget trends, and legislation and congressional activities that impact NCI.

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NCI Fiscal Year 2025 Professional Judgment Budget Proposal

Each year, NCI prepares a professional judgment budget to lead progress against cancer.

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National Cancer Plan

Are You Ready to Contribute to Progress Against Cancer?

NCI joins the cancer community in advancing the goals of the National Cancer Plan. Read the plan and join us!

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NCI Equity and Inclusion Program

Learn how NCI will help end structural racism in biomedical research and why the program was launched.

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