Rhafaela Lima Causin, MSc, is a Doctoral student in the molecular cancer genetics research group at the Barretos Cancer Hospital. She has 8 years of research experience within the oncology area. Rhafaela does research in Cervical Cancer including miRNA regulation, gene expression, and biomarkers identification in cancer. Their current project is 'Evaluation of miRNA functional role in progression cervical cancer'. She is also sitting on the editorial board of scientific journals of the Spandidos Publication group.