A new UCSF study has found a clear association between certain genes and the development of lymphedema, a painful and chronic condition that often occurs after breast cancer surgery and some other cancer treatments.
Story from NURSE.COM by Laura Childers
When David Vlahov, RN, PhD, received his nursing degree in 1983, he joined the 2% of men who were working as nurses.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of male RNs increased to 8.1% in 2011. While the rise has been slow and steady, Vlahov said he hopes to see that number increase significantly in the coming years.
From Wendy Max, Co-Director, UCSF Institute of Health and Aging
Advancing the Global Classroom -
Experimenting in the brave new world of online learning, UCSF School of Nursing transforms two of its courses into MOOCs and wins fans around the world.