Several Yale Cancer Center faculty have authored chapters in a newly released book, A New Deal For Cancer: Lessons from a 50 Year War.
- October 15, 2021Source: USA Today
The claim: Heat reacts with the chemicals in plastic water bottles and releases harmful dioxin. Heat does react with the plastic of the bottle to release chemicals in a process known as "leaching." However, dioxin is not one of those chemicals, experts say.
- September 16, 2021
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Cancer Act, Dr. Nicole Deziel shares her motivation for pursuing a career in cancer research.
- February 01, 2021
Yale Cancer Center held its annual Conclave award ceremony virtually on January 26th to celebrate faculty and provider accomplishments 2020. Faculty and staff were honored with clinical and research prizes including the Ruth McCorkle Oncology Advanced Practice Provider Award, the Class of ‘61 Cancer Research Award, and the Yale Cancer Center Lifetime Achievement Award.
- December 17, 2019
A class of manmade chemicals widely used in consumer goods since World War II—the toxicity of which is featured in the current movie Dark Waters—drew dozens of experts from across academia, government and industry to the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) to assess the threat posed by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly known as PFAS.
- July 29, 2019Source: The Columbus Dispatch
Yale School of Public Health Assistant Professor Nicole Deziel is testing air and water samples in the Appalachian Basin for harmful chemicals in response to a surge in fracking activity in the area.
- June 20, 2019
Yale and MIT Researchers Studying Water Quality and Oil and Gas Drilling in Ohio’s Appalachian Basin
Researchers from the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH), Yale Forestry & Environmental Studies and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be testing drinking water samples and conducting interviews from approximately 200 households in Belmont and Monroe Counties in Ohio this summer.
- July 19, 2018
Oil and Gas Wastewater Wells Disproportionately Located in Lower Income Communities in Ohio, Yale School of Public Health study finds
A new study in Ohio led by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health finds that oil and gas waste disposal wells are disproportionately located in communities that have lower per capita incomes and lower population density.
- March 30, 2018Source: Energy News Network
Ohio communities with high levels of fracking activity had 20 percent higher rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea.
- February 09, 2018Source: BMC Blog Network
Through the combination of genomics and metabolomics research, scientists are getting closer to understanding the impact of environmental exposure and lifestyle on disease onset. This recently designated "exposotype" (which takes into account genomic and metabolic data) is a new tool researchers can potentially use to refine and revolutionize current thinking about precision medicine and risk assessment.