Laura A. Hill

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BACKGROUND There is no method routinely used to predict response to anthracycline and cyclophosphamide-based chemotherapy in the clinic; therefore patients often receive treatment for breast cancer with no benefit. Loss of the Fanconi anemia/BRCA (FA/BRCA) DNA damage response (DDR) pathway occurs in approximately 25% of breast cancer patients through(More)
Transitioning into the nurse practitioner (NP) role is stressful. The stress arises from both internal or personal and external or organizational and professional sources. The novice NP may have a sense of inadequacy and lack of confidence in the ability to provide optimal patient care. The organizational expectations to be clinically competent and able to(More)
Previous literature suggests that women evidence more bilateral cerebral organization, particularly in language processing, whereas men show greater left hemisphere dominance for language. This study examined the magnitude of these gender differences in a lateralized lexical decision task and the implications of such differences to semantic processing and(More)
The paper is concerned with modeling gene expression data of Acute Myeloid Leukemia patients and their survival. Of particular interest is the development of a clustering approach that will identify clusters of patients that have similar gene expression characteristics. This paper considers one such approach based on the Coxian phase-type distribution which(More)
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