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The following are highlighted research findings and scientific papers by DCEG investigators.
October 11, 2018
A new test can help to improve the clinical management of women who screen positive for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in routine cervical cancer screening, an NCI-led study has shown.
October 03, 2018
All-cause mortality rates in the U.S. have decreased in most age and racial/ethnic groups, but rates remain higher and are improving more slowly than other high-income nations.
August 29, 2018
In the largest analysis to date looking at the extent to which vaginal bleeding is associated with endometrial cancer in post menopausal women, 90% endometrial cancer patients reported bleeding before diagnosis.
August 09, 2018
New genetic susceptibility regions identified for Ewing sarcoma (EWS), a rare pediatric bone tumor for which genetic risk factors were poorly understood.
July 23, 2018
A new analysis by DCEG investigators and collaborators at the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, projects future premature death rates and the number of excess deaths for the U.S. population aged 25 to 64 by race or ethnicity and sex. Their findings were published online July 20, 2018, in the journal Lancet Public Health.
July 20, 2018
Using data from nine historical cohort studies, investigators in the Radiation Epidemiology Branch and colleagues from other institutions, led by senior investigator Mark Little, D.Phil., were able to quantify—for the first time—excess risk for leukemia and other myeloid malignancies following low-dose exposure to ionizing radiation in childhood.