DCEG staff members have contributed substantially to a series of guideline meetings focused on introducing HPV testing into cervical screening programs in the United States.
|•||DCEG Investigators Discuss Cancer Precursor Lesions in Special CEPB Feature|
|•||Translational Research Fulfilling the Promise of Genome-Wide Association Studies|
|•||Major Editorials, Commentaries, and Reviews|
Dr. Kyle Steenland, a professor at the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, visited DCEG as a Distinguished Lecturer in Occupational and Environmental Cancer.
|•||Joseph Fraumeni Elected to Inaugural Class of Fellows of AACR Academy|
|•||Stephen Chanock Elected to Association of American Physicians|
|•||Ruth Pfeiffer Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association|
|•||Second Annual Arthur Schatzkin Distinguished Lecture in Nutritional Epidemiology|
|•||DCEG Research Highlighted at Annual AACR Meeting|
|•||DCEG Participates in Society for Epidemiologic Research Meeting|
|•||People in the News|
Dr. Lindsay Morton, a tenure-track investigator in the Radiation Epidemiology Branch, uses consortia and extensive networks of scientific collaborators in the search for clues to the causes of cancer.
|•||Nicolas Wentzensen Awarded Scientific Tenure|
|•||Molecular Epidemiology Course Combines Methods and Practical Training|
|•||DCEG Staff Are Honored with NIH Director's Awards|
The DCEG Office of Education sponsored the annual DCEG Fellows' Training Symposium, titled From Discovery to Impact: Found in Translation.
|•||New Representatives for Fellows' Committees|
The authors report a new method to estimate the predictive performance of polygenic models for risk prediction.
Higher prediagnosis body mass index increased the risk of five- and ten-year overall and disease-specific mortality among women diagnosed with endometrial cancer, whereas physical activity lowered the risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study.
A nested case-control study of lung cancer among mostly never-smoking women in China showed a dose-response relationship between lymphocyte telomere length and risk of lung cancer and the rs2736100 G allele in the TERT-CLPTM1L locus on chromosome 5p15.33.