School of Medicine



Cheryl L. Thompson, PhD
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor
Degree; school and date: PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 2007
Interests: Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of Colon and Breast Cancer
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Cheryl Thompson is a genetic epidemiologist. She studies how genes and lifestyle or behavioral factors work together to increase the risk of cancer, or predict outcomes from cancer. She is also interested in biomarkers, or markers in the body, that can be used to detect or diagnose cancer, or to predict outcomes from treatment.

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