Wei Zheng

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Gene study focuses on breast cancer in East Asian women

A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. The research, led by Vanderbilt University investigators, was published online this week in Nature Genetics.

Rising tobacco epidemic in Asia linked to elevated risk of death

A new study estimates that tobacco smoking has been linked to approximately 2 million deaths among adult men and women in Asia in recent years and predicts a rising death toll.

Cutting-edge research to be showcased in May

Cancer studies reveal new genetic variants

The future of cancer is becoming clearer. And it’s not looking so good for cancer.

Three new genetic links to colorectal cancer revealed

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators have identified three new genetic “hotspots” linked to colorectal cancer.

Green tea found to reduce rate of some GI cancers

Green tea may lower risk of some digestive cancers.

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