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Colleen Jackson-Cook, M.S., Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Molecular Genetics

Department affiliations

Professor, Department of Pathology, School of Medicine


PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University (1985)
MS, West Virginia University (1980)

Research description

We are assessing acquired chromosomal and epigenetic changes that arise following chemotherapy for women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer. We're looking to see if there is an association between acquired genetic/epigenetic changes and the acquisition of side effects related to breast cancer treatment.

Disease focus of research

Breast, Hematologic Malignancies

Research keywords

Micronuclei, epigenetic, chromosomal instability, telomere attrition, chemofog

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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