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DCEG Mourns Biostatistician and Mentor Sholom Wacholder

Dr. Sholom Wacholder made tremendous contributions to the fields of cancer epidemiology and biostatistics as well as to his community of colleagues at NCI and to those whom he mentored.

Learn about Dr. Wacholder's life and legacy
View a video of Dr. Wacholder discussing his work on the HPV Vaccine Trial

The Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) is a research program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Division is the world’s most comprehensive cancer epidemiology research group. Its renowned epidemiologists, geneticists, and biostatisticians conduct population and multidisciplinary research to discover the genetic and environmental determinants of cancer and new approaches to cancer prevention. The Division’s research impacts public health policy in the United States and around the world.


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Chief, Biostatistics Branch

DCEG is recruiting an accomplished, senior scientist to serve as Chief of the Biostatistics Branch. Learn more about this opportunity.

Chief, Metabolic Epidemiology Branch

DCEG is recruiting an accomplished, senior scientist to serve as Chief of the Metabolic Epidemiology Branch. Learn more about this opportunity.

Tenure-Track/Tenure-Eligible Investigator in Clinical Genetics

DCEG's Clinical Genetics Branch is recruiting a tenure-track or tenure-eligible investigator to develop an independent research program in clinical cancer genetics. Learn more about this opportunity.

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