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The National Cancer Institute: A Hub for Psychological and Behavioral Sciences

Psychology and other behavioral sciences have long helped address important social issues. Health — specifically cancer — is no exception. Psychological research elucidates the way in which people make health […]... More>


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A Psychologist in Charge:Croyle Bridges Basic and Applied Research at NCI

Psychologist Robert T. Croyle is director of the National Cancer Institute’s Divisino of Cancer Control and Popluation Sciences, which has an annual behavioral reserach budget of $280 million. Robert T. […]... More>


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From Bench to Trench: NCI Building Science-at-the-Ready Solutions

One hundred fifty participants, evenly distributed among researchers, health care practitioners, and representatives of public and private funders and nonprofit public policy organizations, gathered last fall in Washington, D.C. for […]... More>


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NCI Behavioral Research is Outside the Box

Arthritis patients using Palm Pilots to self-report their pain… A laboratory studying how people navigate the Internet… A web site to help others design “usable, useful and accessible” web sites… […]... More>