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Rebecca Siegel, MPH
Manager, Surveillance Information

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Ms. Siegel received a BS (1986) in Genetics from the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, and an MPH (1993) in Epidemiology from the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. She is the lead author of the annual Cancer Statistics article published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, as well as the annual Cancer Facts & Figures report and the triennial Colorectal Cancer Facts & Figures and Cancer Facts & Figures for Hispanics/Latinos. In addition to managing the production of all Surveillance Research service publications, Ms. Siegel conducts and collaborates on research focused on cancer disparities, with particular emphasis on colorectal cancer. She also serves as a reviewer for several cancer journals and as a member of committees related to cancer surveillance.

E-mail: rebecca.siegel@cancer.org


 Selected Publications:

1. Siegel RL, Ward EM, Jemal A. Trends in Colorectal Cancer Incidence Rates in the U.S. by Tumor Location and Stage, 1992-2008. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print]

2. Robbins AS, Siegel RL, Jemal A. Racial disparities in stage-specific colorectal cancer mortality rates, 1985-2008. Jour Clin Oncol. 2011;30:401-405.

3. Siegel RL, Jemal A, Ward, EM. Increase in incidence of colorectal cancer among young men and women in the United States. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009;18:1695-1698.

4. Siegel RL, Jemal A, Thun MJ, Yongping H, Ward EM. Trends in the incidence of colorectal cancer in relation to county-level poverty among blacks and whites. J Natl Med Assoc. 2008;100:1441-1444.