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2021 - DCEG News Updates

    • Trans-Divisional Research Program (TDRP) Established
      , by DCEG Staff

      The mission of the TDRP is to conduct and facilitate trans-divisional research on cancer epidemiology, genetics, and prevention across DCEG. The Program is expected to increase cross-branch research initiatives, data sharing and analytics capacity.

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    • Racial Disparities May Decrease with Life-Gained Approach to Lung Cancer Screening
      , by DCEG Staff

      Postdoctoral fellow Rebecca Landy, Ph.D., predoctoral fellow Corey Young, M.S., and senior investigator Hormuzd Katki, Ph.D., in the Biostatistics Branch found that the draft 2020 lung cancer screening guidelines by the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) may increase racial/ethnic disparities. However, augmenting the guidelines to include people eligible according to the Life-Years From Screening-Computed Tomography model may reduce disparities.

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