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International Agency for Research on Cancer building; Lyon, France

Seventh International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium (I4C) Workshop

The seventh International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium (I4C) meeting will be held November 17−18, 2014, at the International Agency for Research on Cancer, in Lyon, France.
(Posted: 11/4/2014)


Nagarajan Rangarajan

NCS Welcomes Nagarajan Rangarajan

The NCS Program Office welcomes Dr. Nagarajan Rangarajan as the lead of the Operations Team.
(Posted: 5/20/2014)


Ulna measurement on infant

NCS Uses Ulnar Measurement to Track Growth in Infants and
Young Children

From squirming infants to clumsy instruments, getting accurate measurements of the height or length of young children can be challenging. Now the NCS, working together with university scientists across the country, has found another method.
(Posted: 5/16/2014)


Melissa Menzer

NCS Scholar Spotlight: A Q&A with Melissa Menzer

Melissa Menzer is a program analyst in the Office of Research and Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). She is an NCS Scholar.
(Posted: 4/29/2014)


NCS Researchers Outline Strategies for Recruiting American Indian and Alaska Native Participants

Placenta Studies

The National Children's Study (NCS) has collected, stored, and analyzed placentas from women in the Vanguard Study.
(Posted: 2/26/2014)


New Members Appointed to NCS Federal Advisory Committee

New Members Appointed to NCS Federal Advisory Committee

Four new members have recently joined the roster of the National Children's Study Federal Advisory Committee (NCSAC).
(Posted: 2/5/2014)

Remembering Dr. Lester R. Curtin

Remembering Dr. Lester R. Curtin

The National Children's Study (NCS) is proud to announce the establishment of two endowment funds to honor the memory of Dr. Lester R. Curtin, a prominent health statistician and longtime supporter of the NCS. Dr. Curtin's wife, Sally Curtin, was instrumental in establishing and funding these endowments in her husband's honor. Dr. Curtin passed away on June 20, 2012.
(Posted: 11/1/2013)

National Children's Study Data Used to Study Iodine Levels in Pregnant Women

National Children's Study Data Used to Study Iodine Levels in Pregnant Women

National Children's Study (NCS) researchers recently published a report in the journal, Thyroid that noted low levels of iodine in pregnant women.
(Posted: 11/1/2013)


NCS Regional Operations Center Map The National Children's Study introduces the Regional Operations Center

The National Children's Study introduces the Regional Operations Center

The National Children's Study (NCS) has completed its transition to a new model of data collection. As of October 1, 2013, all 40 NCS Vanguard Study locations are being managed regionally by four contractors, referred to as Regional Operation Centers, or ROCs.
(Posted: 11/1/2013)

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