Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program

Connecting researchers and resources to eliminate cancer health disparities

People across the United States are affected by cancer in many different ways. Differences in race and ethnicity, income, geographic residence, education, healthcare access, and cancer research can create health disparities for individuals who experience these differences. The Geographical Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program (GMaP) seeks to reduce these disparities by supporting the next generation of researchers to advance the science of cancer health disparities and create health equity for all who are affected by cancer.

Featured GMaP Scholar

Edward S. Peters, DMD, SM, ScD, FACE
Professor and Chair
Department of Epidemiology
College of Public Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Funding Opportunities

Emergency funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) for Phase III of the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics – Underserved Populations (RADx®-UP)  - New!

Early Investigator Advancement Program 

NCI has launched a new Early Investigator Advancement Program (EIAP) last year to provide professional and career development support for Early-Stage Investigators and New Investigators from diverse populations and help them develop an R01 grant proposal.  

NCI will accept applications for its second cohort of EIAP scholars. EIAP applications must be submitted between October 1 and November 1, 2022. Program staff will hold the EIAP Pre-Application Webinar on October 11, 2022 at 3:00 pm Eastern. Please see attached for more information. 

If you are planning to apply for an R01 grant by October/November 2023, then this program is for you!  

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