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Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention Archives

Genetics of lung cancer survival

Jun. 29, 2017—Vanderbilt investigators have conducted a first-of-its-kind genome-wide association study of lung cancer survival in African-Americans.

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Cancer prevention and poverty

Mar. 31, 2016—A new epidemiological study supports smoking cessation and avoidance of sedentary lifestyle as cancer prevention measures.

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Low selenium and lung cancer

Aug. 6, 2014—Vanderbilt researchers have found that selenium deficiency may contribute to the racial disparity in lung cancer incidence.

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More gene links to breast cancer risk

Oct. 19, 2012—Two newly identified gene variants linked to breast cancer may aid in predicting disease risk and targeting screening and prevention strategies.

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Gene linked to familial prostate cancer

Aug. 23, 2012—A rare, inherited mutation confers an eightfold increased risk of prostate cancer, a recent study shows.

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