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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention


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

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Scientific Position Openings

Chief, Integrative Tumor Epidemiology Branch

Tenure-Track/Tenure-Eligible Investigator Position in Biostatistics

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Scientific Meetings & Events

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Death Before Old Age: Untangling Premature Mortality in the U.S.

DCEG scientists are spearheading an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional effort to characterize U.S. trends in premature mortality, including race, ethnicity, age, and region.

Learn more about DCEG research on premature mortality

The Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) is a research program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Division is the world’s most comprehensive cancer epidemiology research group. Its renowned epidemiologists, geneticists, and biostatisticians conduct population and multidisciplinary research to discover the genetic and environmental determinants of cancer and new approaches to cancer prevention. The Division’s research impacts public health policy in the United States and around the world.