NCI Annual Plan & Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2022

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Director’s Message

With the nation’s support, nothing will stop NCI from advancing our understanding of cancer and reducing its burden—not just for some, but for all people. While contributing our scientific expertise to the current public health crisis, we remain focused on our top priority: cancer research.

Driving Discovery

Driving Discovery NCI’s overarching strategy focuses on supporting a broad portfolio of research, including basic biological mechanisms of cancer, translating the knowledge gained into new tools and treatments, and disseminating those innovations into clinical practice. The following areas represent just a few of the many scientific opportunities that, with further investment, would catalyze additional progress in cancer research.