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Tools & Resources

DCEG makes available to the scientific community an extensive collection of tools for study design and planning, analysis, and risk assessment, as well as links to a variety of descriptive epidemiology resources and publicly available data. 

Data Sharing Policy

DCEG is committed to sharing research data to further advance science, improve public health, and leverage the investment made by U.S. taxpayers in the Division’s research program.

  • Absolute Risk Modeling

    Learn about absolute risk modeling and how the approach was used to develop the NCI Risk Assessment Tools for breast and colorectal cancer and melanoma.

  • AuthorArranger: Quickly Format Manuscript Title Pages

    A free web tool to help authors generate correctly formatted title pages for journal submission in a fraction of the time. Whether your manuscript has 20 authors or 200, AuthorArranger can save time and resources by helping you conquer journal title pages in seconds.

  • Moles to Melanoma: Recognizing the ABCDE Features

    This website presents serial photographs in three categories of pigmented lesions: common moles; dysplastic nevi (DN); and melanomas that arose from DN. Each case series shows changes in an individual pigmented lesion over a number of years and across the spectrum of changes typically seen in U.S. melanoma-prone families.

  • Search DCEG Publications

    The DCEG Publications database comprises research articles, reviews, and books published by DCEG scientists. Citations may include links to the abstract as well as full-text content from PubMed Central.

  • SOCcer: Standardized Occupation Coding for Computer-assisted Epidemiologic Research

    Software to code free-text job descriptions into standardized occupation classification codes to assist researchers in incorporating occupational risk factors into their studies.