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Cheryl L. Thompson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Nutrition 216.368.3956 (o) 216.368.4348 (f)

Member, Molecular Oncology Program


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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.