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Elevated Bladder Cancer Risk in New England and Arsenic in Drinking Water from Private Wells

Findings from the New England Bladder Cancer Study on the longstanding excess risk in the region.

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RTEL1 Founder Mutation Among Ashkenazi Jews
Dr. Sharon Savage and collaborators identified a rare founder mutation in a dyskeratosis congenita susceptibility gene that will be included in future genetic carrier screening panels for Ashkenazi Jews.

Lindsay Morton Appointed Women Scientist Advisor
Dr. Lindsay Morton will advise the Division Director Dr. Stephen Chanock on issues relevant to women scientists and engage with her peers on a wide range of topics to enhance and improve the workplace for women scientists in DCEG. 

Shedding Light on the Etiology of Male Breast Cancer
Dr. Louise Brinton and colleagues assembled the Male Breast Cancer Pooling Project to evaluate risk factors for this rare malignancy. Analyses have confirmed a strong hormonal etiology.

Chuck Matthews Awarded Scientific Tenure by the NIH
Dr. Matthews studies the relationship between physical activity behaviors and the development of cancer. In particular he seeks to understand how the full spectrum of physical activity behaviors influences cancer risk.

Scientific Highlights: Recent Publications from November 2015—February 2016
Short summaries for a selection of newly published findings by DCEG investigators.

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Spotlight on Scientists: Ashley Felix, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Former DCEG fellow discusses her work as an epidemiologist

I am NCI: 2015 Cancer Epidemiology Summer Interns
Learn how each intern makes unique contributions to our research program

The Complexity of Genetic Susceptibility to Cancer
Jeffrey M Trent Lecture by Stephen Chanock, M.D., DCEG Director

Spotlight on Population Research: Aimée Kreimer, Ph.D.

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