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The following are highlighted research findings and scientific papers by DCEG investigators.
August 17, 2017
In a new study from the National Cancer Institute, researchers report an association between the hormone ghrelin, measured in blood serum, and risk of colorectal cancer in a population of male Finnish smokers.
August 03, 2017
In a new study from the National Cancer Institute, researchers found a high prevalence of cancer at baseline screening in individuals with Li-Fraumeni syndrome, a rare inherited disorder that leads to a higher risk of developing certain cancers.
June 26, 2017
A common genetic variant is associated with higher risk of breast cancer among survivors of childhood cancer who received chest radiotherapy, according to a new study led by DCEG researchers.
June 22, 2017
Researchers are using 3D printing to create tools for health physicists to improve their estimates of radiation dose for epidemiological studies.
June 22, 2017
Dr. Gretchen Gierach and colleagues employ a range of technologies and approaches to study mammographic breast density and its relationship to breast cancer risk.
May 31, 2017
A study by the National Cancer Institute reports an association between a marker of exposure to aflatoxin, a poisonous chemical produced by a type of mold, and gallbladder cancer in a population of men and women in Shanghai, China.