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About the Professional Judgment Budget Proposal

Each fiscal year, NCI is required to prepare for the President and Congress its best professional judgment on the optimum funding needed to make the most rapid progress against cancer.

The cancer research community—under NCI’s leadership—is on the verge of pivotal advances in oncology. Additional funding is needed to pursue promising research opportunities that will improve our understanding of cancer and bring the benefits of cancer research to the public.

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NCI Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25) Professional Judgment Budget Proposal: Leading Progress against Cancer

The NCI FY25 Professional Judgment Budget Proposal is available now and provides an overview of the promising research areas for which additional funding will be important for the nation to make more progress against cancer.

NCI FY25 Professional Judgment Budget Proposal At-a-Glance PDF


Professional Judgment Budget Proposal Archive

View and download previous NCI Professional Judgment Budget Proposals.