National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research
About National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research
The National Cancer Institute is part of the National Institutes of Health in the Department of Health and Human Services, a federal government agency. The CCR is the largest component of the intramural biomedical research effort at NIH and a major user of the NIH Clinical Center, a state-of-the-art research hospital on the campus of NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. CCR, as a world-leading catalyst for tomorrow’s cancer research and patient treatments, offers a tremendous depth and breadth of intellectual and technological resources, as well as opportunities for collaboration with investigators both within and outside of the NIH. The NIH Clinical Center and CCR infrastructure allow for rapid translation from the bench to bedside and back and for the conduct of high risk research, which require sustained commitment. The research environment is highly conducive to advancing translational research and highly collaborative, emphasizing multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary team science.