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.
Examples of discoveries in cancer biology from DCB funded research projects in fiscal year 2022.
A list of DCB activities over time that contributed to progress in basic cancer research.
DCB supports basic cancer researchers who are advancing our fundamental understanding of cancer. Investigators share their stories about the importance of cancer biology research.