Focus on Cancer Epidemiology & Chemoprevention
Below are all the Focus articles related specifically to our Cancer Epidemiology and Chemoprevention Research Program. All Focus articles are also available.
Dartmouth researchers analyzed toenail clippings to measure long-term arsenic levels in the body. They found significantly increased exposure in people who regularly consume beer, white wine, Brussel sprouts, and dark meat fish.
December 20, 2013
Common treatments for osteoporosis (bisphosphonates like Boniva or Fosamax), prescribed to strengthen bones and reduce the risk of fracture, can irritate the esophagus in some patients. Do these drugs increase your risk for cancer?
October 18, 2013
You can't see or smell it, but radon gas may be entering your basement through the soil around and under the foundation. Once inside, radon binds to dust particles in the air you breathe, and can cause lung cancer.
October 07, 2013
May 13, 2013
November 05, 2012
After reviewing numerous fish advisories, researchers conclude that we need simpler consumer guidelines and more stringent fish management policies.
October 15, 2012
Two members of Norris Cotton Cancer Center's research team have been selected as 2011 fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science.
December 09, 2011
December 05, 2011
April 27, 2011
October 27, 2010