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James A. Fagin
At Work: Endocrinology Service Chief James Fagin
Endocrinologist James Fagin’s thyroid cancer research involves understanding the disease’s biology and genetics and identifying new therapy targets.
In the Lab
The 1986 explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant released radioactive particles in every direction.
Study Reveals Genetic Causes for Thyroid Cancer Increase after Chernobyl
The study of some victims exposed to ionizing radiation from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident is yielding new information about how radiation-induced thyroid cancer develops.
In the Lab
Pictured:  Timothy Chan
Investigators Sequence the Genome of a Rare Head and Neck Cancer
Investigators have sequenced the genome of adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare and deadly head and neck cancer. The work sets the stage for the sequencing of additional rare cancers at Memorial Sloan Kettering.