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Dr. Shelia Hoar Zahm

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Epidemiologist

Phone: (301) ***-****  HQ Phone
National Cancer Institute
6116 Executive Blvd. Room 3036A
Bethesda , Maryland 20892
United States

Company Description: The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), one of eight agencies that compose the Public Health Service (PHS) in...   more
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  • doctorate , epidemiology
    Harvard School of Public Health
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"It is always worth making the ...
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"It is always worth making the point that tobacco is the most important exposure to try to eliminate," but that message shouldn't preclude investigation of other exposures, says Shelia Hoar Zahm, deputy director of cancer epidemiology and genetics at the National Cancer Institute.
"We know a lot about what ...
curetoday.com [cached]
"We know a lot about what causes cancer on a population level," says Shelia Zahm, ScD, deputy director of the division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics at the National Cancer Institute. "But with rare exception, we can't say on an individual level, 'This caused your tumor.'"
Even the most wicked environmental carcinogens must still find an accomplice within a person's own DNA, she adds.
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For example, says Zahm, the lymphoma-causing properties of certain pesticides were first suspected after looking at maps. "The cancer maps showed this red belt down rural areas in the center of the U.S.," Zahm says.
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"What reporter is going to write a story that says, 'Small Study Finds Nothing,'" Zahm says.
CureToday.com: Winter 2011 Article - "Connecting the Dots: Why It's So Hard to Pin Down Environmental Causes of Cancer"
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"We know a lot about what causes cancer on a population level," says Shelia Zahm, ScD, deputy director of the division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics at the National Cancer Institute. "But with rare exception, we can't say on an individual level, 'This caused your tumor.'"
Even the most wicked environmental carcinogens must still find an accomplice within a person's own DNA, she adds.
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For example, says Zahm, the lymphoma-causing properties of certain pesticides were first suspected after looking at maps. "The cancer maps showed this red belt down rural areas in the center of the U.S.," Zahm says.
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Zahm asks.
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"What reporter is going to write a story that says, 'Small Study Finds Nothing,'" Zahm says.
"It is always worth making the ...
www.drbuttar.com [cached]
"It is always worth making the point that tobacco is the most important exposure to try to eliminate," but that message shouldn't preclude investigation of other exposures, says Shelia Hoar Zahm, deputy director of cancer epidemiology and genetics at the National Cancer Institute.
"It is always worth making the ...
www.drbuttar.com [cached]
"It is always worth making the point that tobacco is the most important exposure to try to eliminate," but that message shouldn't preclude investigation of other exposures, says Shelia Hoar Zahm, deputy director of cancer epidemiology and genetics at the National Cancer Institute.
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