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Berrington Appointed Branch Chief

Dr. Amy Berrington de González, an internationally recognized expert in the field of cancer risk from medical radiation exposure, has been appointed Chief of the Radiation Epidemiology Branch. Ruth Kleinerman, M.P.H., has been appointed Assistant Chief.

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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.

Researchers Identify Marker for Aggressive Bladder Cancer
Dr. Ludmila Prokunina-Olsson and colleagues have identified the first germline genetic marker that significantly discriminates between aggressive and non-aggressive bladder cancer.

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.

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Transcript of Charles Matthews interview (pdf - 44KB)

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