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The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is exploring new and innovative approaches to better understand and control cancer through initiatives that enable the convergence of the physical sciences with cancer biology. Building on stunning progress in the molecular sciences and advanced technologies, we envision the development of new fields of study based on the application of physical sciences approaches to address major questions and barriers in cancer research. Learn More

Latest Announcements
New Frontiers in Physical Sciences and Oncology Symposium, December 10, 2012 at the Masur Auditorium, NIH Bethesda Campus [Read More ]

Final report on the Assessment of Physical Sciences and Engineering Advances in Life Sciences and Oncology (APHELION) study [View PDF]

Integrating the Physical Sciences Perspective to Open a New Frontier in Oncology meeting report
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A Nature Reprint Collection entitled Physical Sciences in Oncology featuring reviews and research from across the PS-OC Network is now available on line. [Read More]
Research News: January 2013
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The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded cooperative agreements to 12 leading institutions to build a collaborative network of Physical Science-Oncology Centers (PS-OCs).
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Relevant Funding Opportunities to the Physical Sciences in Oncology will be listed as they become available.

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