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DCEG Investigators Discuss Cancer Precursor Lesions in Special CEPB Feature

July 2013 - Linkage Newsletter

""Several DCEG investigators contributed to a special feature section of the April 2013 issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention (CEBP). The articles, which appeared in “CEBP Focus: Cancer Precursor Lesions,” included:

Why precursors matter,” by Neil E. Caporaso, M.D., Chief of the Genetic Epidemiology Branch (GEB)

Precursors in cancer epidemiology: Aligning definition and function,” by Sholom Wacholder, Ph.D., Biostatistics Branch

Dysplastic nevi and melanoma,” by Alisa M. Goldstein, Ph.D. (GEB), and Margaret A. Tucker, M.D., Acting Director of DCEG and Director of the Human Genetics Program

Precursors to lymphoproliferative malignancies,” by Lynn R. Goldin, Ph.D., Deputy Chief of GEB, Mary L. McMaster, M.D. (GEB), and Neil E. Caporaso, M.D., Chief of GEB

Squamous dysplasia—The precursor lesion for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma,” by Philip R. Taylor, M.D., Sc.D. (GEB), Christian C. Abnet, Ph.D., M.P.H., Nutritional Epidemiology Branch (NEB), and Sanford M. Dawsey, M.D. (NEB)

Human papillomavirus infection and the multistage carcinogenesis of cervical cancer,” by Mark Schiffman, M.D., M.P.H., Clinical Genetics Branch, and Nicolas Wentzensen, M.D., Ph.D., M.S., Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch

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