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García-Closas Named Deputy Director of DCEG

Dr. Montserrat García-Closas is an internationally recognized epidemiologist with expertise in the application of biomarkers and sophisticated exposure assessment in the investigation of the causes of breast and bladder cancers.

Learn about Dr. García-Closas
Tenure-Track Profile: Douglas Stewart
Dr. Stewart searches for rare germline genetic variation that increases the risk for cancer. His research focuses on pleuropulmonary blastoma, neurofibromatosis type 1, and other rare tumors.

Exploring the Causes and Course of Lung Cancer in Italy
Genetic epidemiologists from DCEG have been collaborating with investigators from the University of Milan in Italy to study possible causes of lung cancer and how to interrupt its progression.

DCEG Investigators Analyze Changing Breast Cancer Survival Trends
Drs. Mitchell Gail and William Anderson have published a new analysis that describes changing patterns in breast cancer survival rates among U.S. women.

DCEG Investigators Innovate Age-Period-Cohort Models
DCEG biostatisticians have developed sophisticated statistical models to analyze the complex, interrelated effects of age, time period, and birth cohort on cancer incidence trends for various cancer types.

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

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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.

Cancer Epidemiology: From Pedigrees to Populations
Presentations from the Fraumeni Symposium

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