New research explores how a patient’s own immune system might help determine effective treatment options for head and neck cancer.
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.
For breast cancer patients, worry about recurrence is understandable. But up to a third of patients at low risk of distant recurrence overestimate their risk — and it’s affecting their quality of life.
In a new study, researchers looked for alterations in the gut microbiome to see whether its metabolites could improve outcomes after bone marrow transplants.
A study finds that cancer patients who have paid sick leave face a smaller financial burden and are more likely to keep their jobs.
Researchers have developed a new technique using ovarian follicles that could help young women with cancer preserve fertility.