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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.

  • Funding for Training

    CRCHD is committed to training and developing a strong, diverse workforce of cancer researchers.

  • Intramural Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (iCURE)

    iCURE supports mentored research experiences at the NCI for qualified post-baccalaureate (including post-master’s individuals), graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows from diverse backgrounds. iCURE particularly encourages the participation of individuals from groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical, clinical, behavioral and population sciences, and aims to further NCI’s interest in diversity.

  • Dialogue on Disparities

    Follow the blog to stay up to date on cancer health disparities issues, read spotlights on promising projects and researchers, and more.

  • Basic and Translational Disparities Research Funding

    CRCHD supports basic and translational research funding opportunities in cancer health disparities.

  • CURE Distinguished Scholars Seminars

    Through these seminars, CRCHD honors some of its most accomplished scholars, mentors and champions, as well as their achievements in the CURE Program.

  • Contact CRCHD Staff

    Find CRCHD staff contact information.