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Nicole Fawcett

Nicole Fawcett

NICOLE FAWCETT is the manager of cancer communication for the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, overseeing media relations, marketing, web, internal communication, social media, and publications for the center's research and clinical enterprises. She joined the University of Michigan Health System in 2003. Prior to that, she was at The Detroit News and at a startup web-based community for people with disabilities.

A cancer Catch-22

The drugs Avastin and Sutent have been looked at as potential breast cancer treatments. But while they do shrink tumors and slow the time till the cancer progresses, the effect does not last, and the cancer eventually regrows and spreads. Now U-M researchers have discovered why—and what can be done about it.