Susan Moench, PhD, PA-C, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor
Susan Moench, PhD, PA-C

Susan Moench, PhD, PA-C

Oncology Writer
Susan Moench has been working as a medical writer since 2003. Prior to joining the staff of Cancer Therapy Advisor and Oncology Nurse Advisor as an oncology writer, she spent approximately 4 years as a medical writer at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, where she collaborated with oncologists on clinical trial protocols and publications related to precision oncology. Previous positions included approximately 5 years as an oncology scientist/senior medical writer at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), where she contributed to the development and update of clinical practice guidelines covering the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of malignancies as well as supportive care issues in cancer. Susan received her PhD in Biochemistry from Colorado State University; she also holds an MS in Physician Assistant studies from DeSales University and is a certified physician assistant.

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Immunofluorescence confocal imaging of melanoma cancer cells

Do Different Risk Factors Influence the Route of Melanoma Metastasis?

Risk factors for melanoma metastasis differ depending on whether the route is through the lymphatic system or the blood. These findings were published in JAMA Dermatology.1 Cutaneous melanoma is widely thought to spread through both lymphatic and hematogenous routes. The former route is believed to involve locoregional disease spread to skin and lymph nodes whereas…

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