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The following are highlighted research findings and scientific papers by DCEG investigators.
October 12, 2017
In the first study of its kind, an international team of genomics researchers has identified new regions of the human genome that are associated with skin color variation in some African populations, opening new avenues for research on skin diseases and cancer in all populations.
September 28, 2017
In September 2017, the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) released recommendations on new standards of colposcopy practice, based largely on findings from DCEG research.
September 07, 2017
A large genomic analysis of human papillomavirus (HPV) shines new light on the influence of viral genetic diversity on carcinogenicity of the high-risk type HPV16.
June 23, 2017
Scientific papers by DCEG researchers, published from March through June, 2017
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.