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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.

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Video highlighting Dr. Fraumeni's career
Scientific Workshop on Use of Immune Marker Panels to Uncover the Role of Inflammation in Cancer
Workshop topics included disease associations, biological interpretation of findings, assay performance, and statistical considerations.

New Genetic Risk Variants Identified in Multiethnic Analysis of Prostate Cancer
In an analysis of 10 millions SNPs in data pooled from 43,000 cases and 44,000 controls, researchers have identified 23 variants associated with prostate cancer.

NCI Study Examines Outcomes from Surgery to Prevent Ovarian Cancer
A study of women at high risk for ovarian cancer who underwent risk-reducing surgery found a small minority of them already had cancer present in the removed tissues.

Martha Linet Receives ACE Award
Dr. Martha Linet was honored with the Outstanding Contributions to Epidemiology Award at the annual meeting of the American College of Epidemiology (ACE).

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.

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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