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The following are highlighted research findings and scientific papers by DCEG investigators.
January 23, 2018
In a population of 1,000,000 women undergoing state-of-the-art cervical cancer screening, researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) found that overweight and obese women had an increased risk of cervical cancer compared to normal weight women, likely due to less effective cervical cancer screening.
January 19, 2018
In January 2018, a team of DCEG investigators published an updated analysis of U.S. cancer incidence in the lower part of the stomach--known as noncardia gastric cancer. Despite an overall downward trend at the population level, they showed a distinct split in rates across generations.
January 18, 2018
In a new study of female survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma, researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) report on the subtypes of breast cancer most likely to develop in this high-risk population.
January 18, 2018
DCEG researchers investigated whether the relationship between oral contraceptive use and risks for ovarian, endometrial, breast, and colorectal cancers change when looking at groups of women who have different health behaviors in the years leading up to and during menopause (for example, smoking, alcohol use, BMI, and physical activity).
January 02, 2018
A study from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) offers new evidence that individualized lung cancer risk-based screening may be more effective at preventing lung cancer deaths than current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) screening criteria.
December 12, 2017
A new study shows that cocaine is a consistent contributor to overdose deaths, in addition to opioids.