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EGRP Cancer Epidemiology News

EGRP Cancer Epidemiology News is a monthly e-newsletter with information regarding funding opportunities related to cancer epidemiology, grantsmanship issues, research resources, and other relevant news.


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The Virtual Pooled Registry: A One-Stop Shop for Linking to Cancer Registry Data

September 2023

The Virtual Pooled Registry Cancer Linkage system (VPR-CLS) is a valuable resource for increasing the efficiency of cancer epidemiology research. This article provides an overview of the VPR-CLS and how researchers can use it.

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Genomic Summary Results for Cancer Epidemiology Research

August 2023

Genomic summary results (GSR) serve as a valuable resource for cancer epidemiology researchers. Learn more about GSR, their significance in cancer epidemiology research, guidelines for sharing GSR data, and where such data can be accessed.

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Now Available: New Iterations of the Healthy Eating Index

July 2023

NCI’s Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program, in collaboration with the United States' Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service, recently released two new iterations of the Healthy Eating Index (HEI). The HEI is a scoring metric that can be used to determine overall diet quality, as well as the quality of several dietary components. It can be used in population monitoring, nutrition surveillance, epidemiologic and economic research, and evaluation of nutrition policies and interventions.

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Systems Modeling Approaches for Cancer Epidemiology Research: Insights and Opportunities

June 2023

Learn about a collection of seven papers that highlight systems epidemiology approaches and future research opportunities. This collection stems from discussions during a 2019 NCI-sponsored workshop.

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Research Highlights

EGRP Research Highlights

Each year, the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program publishes a Research Highlights list to showcase a selection of recent publications resulting from research projects in the EGRP grant portfolio.

View the 2022 Research Highlights