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DCEG Posters at the 2013 AACR Annual Meeting

William F. Anderson, M.D., M.P.H., Biostatistics Branch: “Divergent estrogen receptor positive and negative breast cancer trends and etiologic heterogeneity in Denmark”   

Hannah Arem, Ph.D., Nutritional Epidemiology Branch (NEB): “Dietary fat intake and risk of pancreatic cancer in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial

Sonja I. Berndt, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch (OEEB): “Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies multiple loci associated with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Clara Bodelon, Ph.D., M.S., Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch (HREB): “Ovarian visualization in transvaginal ultrasound scans and risk of ovarian cancer

Melissa Braganza, M.P.H., Radiation Epidemiology Branch (REB): “Are alcohol drinking and cigarette smoking related to risk of glioma? A large prospective U.S. cohort study

Maria Constanza Camargo, Ph.D., Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch (IIB): “Case-case comparison of smoking and alcohol risk associations with Epstein-Barr virus-positive gastric cancer

Michael B. Cook, Ph.D. (HREB): “A genome-wide association study of prostate cancer in West African men

Cher Dallal, Ph.D. (HREB): “Is accelerometer-measured physical activity associated with urinary estrogens and estrogen metabolites among postmenopausal women?

Sarah E. Daugherty, Ph.D., M.P.H. (HREB): “Frequency of aspirin use and prostate cancer mortality among prostate cancer cases in the control arm of the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial

Jennifer Drahos, Ph.D., M.P.H. (HREB): “Metabolic syndrome is associated with an increased risk of Barrett’s esophagus in those without symptomatic reflux

Arash Etemadi, M.D., Ph.D. (NEB): “A prospective cohort study of body size and risk of head and neck cancers in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study

Ashley S. Felix, Ph.D., M.P.H. (HREB): “Endometrial thickness and risk of sex hormone-related cancers in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial

Zhenming Fu, M.D., Ph.D., M.Phil. (REB): “Dietary fiber intake reduces colorectal polyp risk in cigarette smokers

Jason Hoskins, Ph.D., Laboratory of Translational Genomics (LTG): “Functional analysis of the chr13q22.1 pancreatic cancer risk locus suggests allele-specific effects on DIS3 expression

Paula Hyland, Ph.D., M.P.H., Genetic Epidemiology Branch (GEB): “Promoter methylation of death receptor decoy genes in blood and risk of melanoma in melanoma-prone families

Jinping Jia, Ph.D. (LTG): “Functional characterization of the pancreatic cancer TERT-CLPTM1L risk locus on chr5p15.33

Sara Karami, M.P.H. (OEEB): “LINE-1 %5-Methylcytosine levels in pre-diagnostic leukocyte DNA and subsequent renal cell cancer risk

Christopher Kim, Ph.D. (OEEB): “Household ventilation, cooking fuels and oils, and lung cancer risk in a prospective cohort of non-smoking Chinese women

Gabriel Lai, Ph.D. (NEB): “The association of coffee intake with liver cancer incidence and chronic liver disease mortality in male smokers

Wenqing Li, Ph.D. (GEB): “Index-based dietary patterns and risk of esophageal cancer and gastric cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study

Shih-Wen (Wenny) Lin, Ph.D., M.P.H. (NEB): “Measuring telomere length for the early detection of precursor lesions of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Mitchell Machiela, Sc.D. (LTG): “Evidence for large somatic structural events detected as autosomal genetic mosaicism in GWAS data

Katherine A. McGlynn, Ph.D., M.P.H., Deputy Chief of HREB: “Statin use and risk of primary liver cancer

Alison Mondul, Ph.D. (NEB): “Metabolomic profile of response to β-carotene supplementation reveals potential for pharmacologic interactions with β-carotene in the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention (ATBC) Study

Lindsay M. Morton, Ph.D. (REB): “Specific RB1 mutations and risk of subsequent neoplasms among survivors of hereditary retinoblastoma

Gila Neta, Ph.D. (REB): “A prospective study of medical diagnostic x-rays and risk of thyroid cancer

Leticia Nogueira, Ph.D., M.P.H. (IIB): “Gallstones, cholecystectomy, and risk of digestive system cancers

June A. Peters, M.S., C.G.C., Clinical Genetics Branch: “Li-Fraumeni syndrome: Clinical experience with family psycho-social issues

Mark Purdue, Ph.D. (OEEB): “A prospective study of 51 serum immune markers and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Melissa Rotunno, Ph.D. (GEB): “Parity-related molecular signatures and breast cancer heterogeneity

Stephanie J. Weinstein, Ph.D. (NEB): “Serum vitamin D, vitamin D binding protein, and incident colorectal cancer in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial (PLCO) cohort

Nicolas Wentzensen, M.D., Ph.D., M.S. (HREB): “Discovery and validation of methylation markers for early detection of endometrial cancer

Jeannette Wong (REB): “Incidence trends of childhood and adolescent melanoma in the United States from 1973-2009

Hannah P. Yang, Ph.D., Sc.M. (HREB): “Association of TGF-β2 levels in breast milk with breast biopsy diagnosis” and “Lifetime ovulatory cycles and risk of ovarian and endometrial cancers

Eighth Annual Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition

Nathan Brand (LTG): “Functional annotation of natural coding non-synonymous variants of IFNL4

Luyang Liu (LTG): “Geographic distribution analysis of non-synonymous IFNL4 variants in the 1000 Genomes Project populations”

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