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's research involves looking at genetic and molecular factors influencing the risk of breast and colon cancer.  Her current projects involve looking at the effects of inherited genetic variation in biological pathways on cancer risk as well as the association of mammographic breast density with breast cancer risk.

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