Innovative Cancer Control in Cancer Centers
Innovative Cancer Control in Cancer Centers provides NCI-designated cancer centers with supplemental funds for innovative pilot research projects in cancer control and population sciences. NCI has awarded 36 pilot projects in areas including survivorship, cancer control intervention/preintervention, epidemiology, descriptive research, cancer screening, communications, health economics, and basic science research. Investigators have been successful, with four receiving NIH grants based on the data from completed pilot studies, and one who was awarded a non-NIH grant. Additionally, six scientific papers have been published to date, with more anticipated.