Susan A Peck

Learn More
The number of treatment options available to patients with breast cancer is larger and more complex than ever before. This is due in part to increased understanding of breast cancer tumor biology and the signaling pathways involved in tumor development and progression, which drives new areas of breast cancer research and the development of novel agents.(More)
Although short-acting reversible hormonal contraceptives, such as oral contraceptives and the contraceptive patch and vaginal ring, remain the most commonly used contraceptive methods in the United States, they are also associated with the highest failure rates. Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) methods, such as intrauterine devices and(More)
Committee members since 1975 have reviewed periodicals and books for discussions of technical communication issues to build the bibliography to a significant resource for technical communication. This year's members, representing schools from across the U.S. and Canada, have each monitored a set of periodicals to glean the entries presented here. Just as(More)
Early in 2003, ATTW members were surveyed on a number of issues about the organization including about the bibliography. Members of ATTW refer to the bibliography because it " focuses on resources specific to technical communication. " Several members noted that they find the paper copy easier to use than online databases; others use the pdf version found(More)
Lumbar spine surgery is now performed at all ages for reasons ranging from life-threatening tumors to intractable pain. A multitude of potential complications demand astute nursing assessment skills. Though not all of the complications discussed in the following article are preventable, early recognition, intervention, and patient support by the(More)
Batch and chemostat culture of Staphylococcus aureus strain S411 was conducted in an investigation of the role of Mg++ in the control of production of toxic shock syndrome toxin 1 (TSST-1). Under both growth conditions, Mg++ influenced bacterial growth, and TSST-1 production was correlated with bacterial growth. The specific activity of TSST-1 (ng/mg yield,(More)
  • 1