National Cancer Institute
Who We Are
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
We are part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is one of 11 agencies that comprise the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
We are located on the NIH campus at 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892, with satellite offices in Rockville and Frederick, MD.
We are a team of almost 4,000 people.
NCI leads, conducts, and supports cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people live longer, healthier lives.