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CPRTP Summer Research Experience in Cancer Prevention

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Unleash your potential with a 10-week Summer Cancer Prevention Research Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, generously funded by the National Cancer Institute!

The Cancer Prevention Research Training Program (CPRTP) is is an NCI-funded summer fellowship in cancer prevention:

-Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.

-Must reside in Texas (U.S.) by the fellowship start date.

-Open to undergraduates, graduates, and health profession students. Masters, Doctoral, and first-year Medical Students are preferred.

-$17/hour stipend + $1,000 research support.

-Complementary round-trip airfare & housing assistance for qualified applicants.

-Must be enrolled in a U.S. degree-granting program (Bachelor's or higher) during the spring and fall semesters.

-We are among the 16 participating CATALYST Summer Training Programs and the only program in cancer prevention. Underrepresented minority students, students from economically disadvantaged and underserved communities, & students with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Participating Institution(s):
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University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Food Science & Nutrition
Genetics & Genomics
Medical Sciences
Molecular Biology
STEM Fields

Behavioral Oncology
Health Disparities
Human Health & Nutrition
Public Health
Radiation Oncology
Social Behavior

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)

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