Skip to main content
An official website of the United States government

Progress in Advancing Basic Cancer Research

The Division of Cancer Biology (DCB) supports important fundamental discoveries across the entire spectrum of cancer biology, from structural insights to mechanisms of metastasis, which lay the foundation for advances in cancer prevention and treatment. The division also fosters emerging scientific areas and a diverse cancer research workforce to sustain continual opportunities and progress in basic cancer research.

DCB identifies, enables, and promotes impactful basic cancer biology research by supporting a diverse and vibrant community towards the advancement of fundamental knowledge and insights that, ultimately, provide a foundation for better health and well-being for patients and their advocates.

FY23 DCB Progress in Advancing Basic Cancer Research


Examples of DCB Research to Achieve the Goals of the National Cancer Plan