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Multiethnic Analysis Reveals New Risk Variants for Prostate Cancer

In an analysis of 10 million single nucleotide polymorphisms in data pooled from 43,000 cases and 44,000 controls, researchers have identified 23 variants associated with prostate cancer.

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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.


DCEG offers a range of fellowships and research training opportunities in our research Branches and with specific investigators.

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Scientific Position Openings

Environmental or Occupational Epidemiologist
The Radiation Epidemiology Branch is recruiting an environmental and/or occupational epidemiologist for a tenure-track or tenure-eligible position. Closing date: 9/15/14. Learn more about this opening.

Earl Stadtman Investigator
The NIH Intramural Program is now recruiting tenure-track Earl Stadtman Investigators. Closing date: 9/30/14. Learn more about the Earl Stadtman Investigator Program.

Scientific Meetings & Events

DCEG Visiting Scholar
David Hunter, Sc.D.
"Discovery, Biology, and Risk of Inherited Variants in Breast Cancer"
Sept. 26, 10:30 – 11:45 AM
Shady Grove, TE 408/410 

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