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Scientific Talks from Symposium Honoring Joseph Fraumeni 

DCEG hosted "Cancer Epidemiology: From Pedigrees to Populations," a scientific symposium honoring 50 years of visionary leadership by Dr. Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr. Presentations from the event are now available.

Watch talks from the symposium
Newly Tenured: Ludmila Prokunina-Olsson
Dr. Ludmila Prokunina-Olsson is now a Senior Investigator in the Laboratory of Translational Genomics. She studies the molecular mechanisms of genetic susceptibility to cancer and explores possible translational applications for these findings.

Multiple Biopsies Superior in Detecting Cervical Cancer Precursors
Dr. Nicolas Wentzensen and colleagues found that performing multiple biopsies during a colposcopy is more effective than a single biopsy for detecting cervical cancer precursors.

Director's Corner on Global Health
Dr. Stephen Chanock writes about 30 years of DCEG collaborations in China, investigating cancer incidence and mortality patterns of the world's most populous country.

Fraumeni Honored with the Anlyan Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Joseph Fraumeni has been chosen as the 2014 recipient of the William G. Anlyan, M.D., Lifetime Achievement Award, given by the Duke Medical Alumni Association.

Scientific Highlights: Recent Publications from July—October
Short summaries for a selection of newly published findings by DCEG investigators.

Sedentary Behaviors and Cancer Risk

Charles Matthews, Ph.D., discussed the effects of sedentary behaviors on cancer risk with Philip Till on the CKNW Morning News.

Download: Podcast of Charles Matthews interview
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Transcript of Charles Matthews interview (pdf - 44KB)

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