Up to one-third of primary care providers discussed breast cancer treatment options with patients but many report gaps in their knowledge.
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.
The stable structure of circRNA makes it an ideal candidate for biomarkers because it can be detected in blood or urine, making it potentially useful for cancer diagnosis or prognosis.
In a new paper, researchers and ethicists urge policymakers to view immortal cells differently from other biospecimens as new rules go into effect.
Breast cancer survivors reported improvements in depression, pain, anxiety and sleep after self-administered acupressure.
Newer genetic tests introduce more ambiguity, but a new study finds patients are not overreacting to uncertain results.
A genomic duplication may help explain why esophageal adenocarcinoma is much more common in Caucasians and presents a potential target for prevention.