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Microsatellite Instability and Endometrial Cancer: A Doctor Explains

Doctor talking to female patient.
    About 20 percent of endometrial cancer is from microsatellite instability (MSI).
    Sheila M. Eldred

    Sheila M. Eldred


    Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from deadly diseases to elite athletes, including superbugs, opioids, ticks, and laughter yoga. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.