US cancer death rate has declined for at least 25 years The U.S. cancer death rate has dropped 27 percent over the past 25 years. The encouraging stats come from the American Cancer Society’s latest annual report. Fred Hutch experts dive deeper into the data and explain how we can accelerate progress against cancer for everyone. Jan. 10, 2019 in Hutch News
Parsing the deadliness of prostate cancer Prostate cancers are not all the same. Some are extremely aggressive: They can and do kill. Others are slow-growing and don’t kill: Men die with them, not of them. How can doctors and patients discern which one is which? Fred Hutch's Dr. Janet Stanford believes she may have found a way. Sept. 4, 2018 in Hutch News
Dr. James Dai receives $2.1M NCI grant for cancer biomarker research Fred Hutch biostatistician Dr. James Dai recently was awarded a $2.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop new analytical methods for identifying genetic and epigenetic alterations that drive cancers. He hopes this work will facilitate the discovery of molecular cancer drivers — biomarkers — and the development of new preventive, diagnostic and prognostic techniques. Aug. 20, 2018 in Hutch News
Supper, sleep, circadian rhythms and cancer risk A new study out of Barcelona suggests when you eat may be just as critical as what you eat, at least with regard to breast and prostate cancer risk. We sat down with principal investigator Dr. Manolis Kogevinas, currently a visiting professor at Fred Hutch, for his insights on how circadian disruption can impact our health. July 19, 2018 in Hutch News
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