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The following are highlighted research findings and scientific papers by DCEG investigators.
December 31, 2018
Findings from a new study by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) show that patients treated with chemotherapy for most solid tumors experienced an increased risk of myelodysplastic syndrome/acute myeloid leukemia (tMDS/AML).
December 06, 2018
In a follow-up to a long-term study of Chinese workers exposed to benzene, DCEG researchers observed increased risks for the combined grouping of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) with increasing cumulative exposure for certain windows and ages of exposure.
December 04, 2018
A new report, “Pediatric Considerations Before, During, and After Radiological/Nuclear Emergencies,” published in the November 2018 issue of Pediatrics, summarizes appropriate management of the pediatric population in the event of a radiologic disaster.
December 04, 2018
Brain and other central nervous system cancers are the leading cause of pediatric cancer mortality in the US. A new study describes overall rates, which have remained stable, and modest changes in the incidence rates of certain subtypes.
October 15, 2018
Scientific papers published by DCEG scientists July through October, 2018. Cancer Topics: All-Cause Mortality, Bladder, Brain, Breast, Esophagus, Ewing Sarcoma, Kidney, Leukemia, Lung, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Physical Activity, Prostate, Radiation, Stomach
November 26, 2018
DCEG investigators examined how non-daily smoking and changes in the number of cigarettes smoked per day affect mortality: Any amount of smoking increases mortality risk.