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01/17/2019 - Hepatitis Goes Undiagnosed in Cancer Patients - Results from the largest study of hepatitis B and C and HIV infection prevalence in cancer patients show...
01/03/2019 - For Early-Stage Lung Cancer, Study Identifies Potential New Biomarker, Treatment Target - A new study has identified a potential biomarker of early-stage non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The...
12/20/2018 - The HPV Vaccine: Increasing the Use of an Important Cancer Prevention Tool - Last month, I released a report to the White House and the public, HPV Vaccination for Cancer Prevention:...

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Our Research

The Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP) conducts and supports research to determine a person's risk of cancer and to find ways to reduce the risk. This knowledge is critical to making progress against cancer because risk varies over the lifespan as genetic and epigenetic changes can transform healthy tissue into cancer.

With an overall goal to detect such changes and intervene early in the cancer process to prevent symptomatic disease and death, DCP funds and provides support to clinical and laboratory researchers, community and multidisciplinary teams, and scientific networks. 

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