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Mark Schiffman drawing a graphMark Schiffman uses molecular epidemiology to predict and prevent cervical cancer. 

Article & Video: Taking the Long View


DCEG researchers conduct studies on cancers of the cervix, more commonly referred to as cervical cancer. The primary cause of cervical cancer is persistent infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV). Selected studies include: