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News & Events

Negative HPV Test Result Better Predictor of Low Cervical Cancer Risk

Dr. Julia Gage and colleagues report that a negative HPV test compared to a negative Pap test provides greater safety, or assurance, against future risk of cervical cancer.

Read more about this study
Symposium Celebrates Joseph Fraumeni's 50 Years of Visionary Leadership
Cancer researchers gathered for a scientific symposium to celebrate the accomplishments of Dr. Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr., founding Director of DCEG.

CGB Discovery Helps Family with Dyskeratosis Congenita
Clinical Genetics Branch scientists identified a germline mutation leading to dyskeratosis congenita (DC), and results were used to enable the birth of an infant without the mutation.

Christian Abnet Awarded Scientific Tenure
Dr. Christian Abnet is now a Senior Investigator in the Nutritional Epidemiology Branch.

Extreme Obesity May Shorten Life Expectancy
DCEG scientists report that individuals who are class III obese have a shorter lifespan, and are at higher risk of dying from cancer compared with people of normal weight.

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

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DCEG Seminar

"Steroid Hormone Measurement in Epidemiological Studies"

Neal E. Craft, Ph.D.

July 17, 10:30 to 11:30 AM
Shady Grove Room TE 406