A metabolic cross-talk pathway between cancer and noncancer cells in pancreatic tumors delivers an alternative nutrient to the cancer cells, facilitating tumor growth.
Nicole Fawcett is the manager of cancer communication for the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, overseeing media relations, marketing, web, internal communication, social media and publications for the center’s research and clinical enterprises. She leads a team of four communicators who produce targeted, innovative communication to meet the Cancer Center’s goals. Nicole joined the University of Michigan Health System in 2003. Prior to that, she was at the Detroit News and at a startup web-based community for people with disabilities.
Few tumor samples from minorities means research is likely missing key mutations that fuel cancer in different racial or ethnic groups.
A new paper links digital communication, including Facebook and Twitter, to confidence in cancer treatment choices. But there were some use disparities based on age, education and race.
In recent years, the use of imaging tests has skyrocketed for post-treatment surveillance of thyroid cancer. But this hasn’t affected survival rates, new research shows.
A new study finds nearly 12 percent of men with advanced disease have a genetic mutation. As a result, the authors say every patient should be screened.
A technique called relaxing acupressure could offer a low-cost way to manage symptoms, including sleep loss and fatigue, in those with breast cancer.