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Who We Study

DCEG research is carried out among a variety of cohorts, cancer cases, and families.

  • Cases and Controls

    Comparisons of two groups of people: those with the cancer under study (cases) and a very similar group of people who do not have the cancer (controls).

  • Cohorts

    Studies of defined populations that are observed over time, either prospectively or retrospectively

  • Families

    Study of cancer risk among families in which disease occurs at a higher rate than in the "general population".


DCEG offers a range of fellowships and research training opportunities in our research Branches and with specific investigators.

Learn about our training programs

Scientific Meetings & Events

2014 Conference on Radiation & Health
Sept. 21 – 24, Las Vegas, NV

DCEG Visiting Scholar
David Hunter, Sc.D.
"Discovery, Biology, and Risk of Inherited Variants in Breast Cancer"
Sept. 26, 10:30 – 11:45 AM
Shady Grove, TE 408/410 

See DCEG-sponsored events