What’s The Likelihood That CRISPR Will Cure Cancer?

Elaine K. Howley, Contributor

Elaine Howley began writing for U.S. News in 2017, covering breast cancer and COPD. Since then,

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Elaine Howley began writing for U.S. News in 2017, covering breast cancer and COPD. Since then, her reporting has evolved to cover lung cancer, senior care issues, doctor finding and other aspects of modern health care. Prior to writing for U.S. News, Ms. Howley worked as Publications Manager for U.S. Masters Swimming and Managing Editor of SWIMMER magazine. Her freelance work has also appeared in a variety of print and online publications including 5280 magazine, AARP.org, Atlas Obscura, espnW and Outdoor Swimmer magazine based in the United Kingdom.

She is a member in good standing of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the Association of Health Care Journalists. Specializing in health, sports and history topics, Ms. Howley has earned several writing awards, placing first in the Writer’s Digest Annual Writing Competition two years in a row for feature profile stories that appeared in SWIMMER magazine.

An avid marathon and ice swimmer, Ms. Howley has completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming (solo swims across the English Channel, Catalina Channel and a solo circumnavigation of Manhattan Island) and was inducted into the Vermont Open Water Swimming Hall of Fame in 2018. She was the first person to swim the 32.3-mile length of Lake Pend Oreille in Northern Idaho.

A southern New Jersey native, Ms. Howley earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University (German language and studio art double major) and a master’s degree in publishing and writing from Emerson College in Boston. In addition to her writing, she is also a working artist, specializing in pastel portraits of animals. She currently lives in greater Boston.

To learn more about Elaine K. Howley, you can visit her website or connect with her on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Source : https://health.usnews.com/health-care/patient-advice/articles/2018-09-12/whats-the-likelihood-that-crispr-will-cure-cancer

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