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The following are highlighted research findings and scientific papers by DCEG investigators.
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.
October 23, 2017
An international team of scientists, known collectively as the OncoArray Network, have identified an additional 72 common inherited variants associated with risk for breast cancer.
October 20, 2017
Incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma has gone up more than 600 percent in the United States since 1973. DCEG researchers are studying risk factors and seeking to identify potential biomarkers for risk stratification.
October 20, 2017
DCEG investigators are utilizing data from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink, the world’s largest database of anonymized, longitudinal primary care medical records.