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News & Events

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.

Read more about these findings
InterLymph Identifies Risk Factors for Lymphoma Subtypes
InterLymph published the largest ever investigation on risk for 11 different NHL subtypes, including medical and family history, lifestyle, and occupation in a JNCI monograph.

Aimée Kreimer Gives Plenary Talk at HPV Conference
Dr. Aimée Kreimer presented a plenary talk on “Oral HPV natural history and its progression to oropharyngeal cancer” at the 29th International Papillomavirus Conference.

Carcinogenicity of Formaldehyde Affirmed by National Academy of Sciences (NAS)
An independent panel from NAS has affirmed the National Toxicology Program’s 2011 classification of formaldehyde as a “known human carcinogen” in its 12th Report of Carcinogens.

Stephen Chanock Serves as Medical Director for Camp Fantastic
Since 1995, DCEG Director Dr. Stephen Chanock has served as the Medical Director for Camp Fantastic, a week-long recreational camp for pediatric cancer patients.

Scientific Highlights: Recent DCEG Publications
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
Transcript of Charles Matthews interview (pdf - 44KB)

Scientific Meetings & Events

2014 Conference on Radiation & Health
Sept. 21 – 24, Las Vegas, NV

2014 NIH Research Festival
Sept. 22 – 24, Bethesda, MD

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 

See DCEG-sponsored events