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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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Studying Early-life Factors and Cancer

Investigators are linking population-based registries in Scandinavia to study exposures in early life and possible links to cancer.

Read about population-based registries and studies of early-life factors.

Kreimer and Shi Awarded Scientific Tenure by the NIH
Dr. Aimée Kreimer is now a Senior Investigator in the Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch, and Dr. Jianxin Shi is now a Senior Investigator in the Biostatistics Branch.

Exploring Enhanced Risk-Based Lung Cancer Screening
Drs. Katki and Chaturvedi developed a risk model-based approach for selecting smokers and former smokers who may be candidates for low-dose CT lung cancer screening.

Camargo and Shiels Appointed Tenure-Track Investigators
Dr. Maria Constanza Camargo was selected as an NIH Earl Stadtman Investigator, and Dr. Meredith Shiels was appointed tenure-track investigator for descriptive epidemiology.

Photographs Over Four Decades Provide First Online Serial Collection of Dysplastic Nevi and Melanomas
Dr. Margaret Tucker and collaborators created the new website Moles to Melanoma: Recognizing the ABCDE Features.

Scientific Highlights: Recent Publications from March – June 2016
Short summaries for a selection of newly published findings by DCEG investigators.