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Fri, November 04, 2011

Angela Fagerlin's research was featured in a November 2, 2011, article in the Chicago Tribune, on improving the communication of information about cancer treatment risks to patients.  Tips for improving communication include using plain language, focusing on absolute risk, considering risk as a frequency rather than as a percentage, and so on.

Tue, May 21, 2013

Sarah Hawley is featured in ClickOnDetroit news item,"The debate over breast cancer treatment" in which Local 4's Rhonda Walker takes a closer look at the aggressive treatment more and more woman who are facing breast cancer are choosing.

Joel Howell, MD, PhD, was awarded the American College of Physicians (ACP) Nicholas E. Davies Memorial Scholar Award for Scholarly Activities in the Humanities and History of Medicine for 2013.

This award is given for outstanding contributions to humanism in medicine and will be bestowed in recognition of scholarly activities in history, literature, philosophy and ethics. The award is described in detail at ACP‘s website.

Wed, October 15, 2014

Dr. Reshma Jagsi was featured in the Huffpost Live video segment "Why 1 Out Of 3 Women Are Unemployed After Treating Breast Cancer". She discusses her study about unemployment among breast cancer survivors. Visit the link above to view the discussion.

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Wed, April 06, 2016

Raymond De Vries and colleagues’ 2006 article, “Normal Misbehavior: Scientists Talk about the Ethics of Research” was recently cited in New Scientist article and a Transhuman Tech blog about (dis)honesty in scientific research.

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Thu, October 27, 2016

Joel Howell was recently quoted in New York Times article, "How an Aesthete’s Eye Can Help a Doctor’s Hand," which provides food for thought for educating health professionals.

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A commentary by Reshma Jagsi, "From Muslim Registries to Radical Health Care Reform—Caring for Patients in an Era of Political Anxiety" was recently published in JAMA Oncology. Click here for full commentary.

Thu, May 04, 2017

Cancer Therapy Advisor asked Scott Roberts about the PGen Study and the implications for Direct-to-Consumer cancer risk testing in the future. Check out the Q&A session in the link below.

Sarah Hawley's perspective piece, "Half of women with early-stage breast cancer consider prophylactic double mastectomy" was recently published in Healio ITJ (in the journals).

Full article can be found here.

Sat, June 02, 2018

In new Trust Project Interview, Raymond De Vries identifies three trust challenges that require the constant vigilance of anyone in medical research:

  • The balance between patient outcomes and research outcomes
  • The perverse incentives of the competition over research funding
  • The consideration of patient preferences in data usage
     
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