A new retrospective study addresses the question of how often to screen for breast cancer, suggesting benefits to yearly screening.
Nicole Fawcett is the manager of cancer communication for the University of Michigan Rogel 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 Michigan Medicine in 2003. Prior to that, she was at the Detroit News and at a startup web-based community for people with disabilities.
A survey of Medical School faculty describes the impact of sexual harassment on physicians, helping leaders to outline paths to promote a culture of civility and respect.
More turnover of deans, department chairs would create opportunities for women and minorities to rise to leadership roles, increasing diversity, equity and inclusion within academic medicine, researchers suggest.
The finding suggests a potential target in the metabolism that could slow or prevent breast cancer metastasis.
Learning health care systems using electronic medical records for quality improvement and research should first seek patient consent.
An early clinical trial at U-M finds that a Wee1 inhibitor, combined with radiation and gemcitabine, is safe and potentially effective in pancreatic cancer treatment.