Cancer Prevention Program
- A Multi-State Study of Cancer Treatment and Outcomes Among American Indians
- A Study of Cancer Diagnosis as a Risk Factor for Personal Bankruptcy
- Adipose Tissue Inflammation in the Etiology of Obesity-associated Chronic Disease
- Advanced Colorectal Cancer of Serrated Subtype (ACCESS) Study
A study of a subtype of colorectal cancer (CRC) that develops via the serrated pathway. Our goal is to help inform future prevention strategies and to advance treatment for CRC, ultimately leading to improved patient survival.
- Advancing Innovative Comparative Effectiveness in Cancer Diagnostics (ADVICE)
- Association Between HIV and Survival after Cancer Diagnosis
- Biomarkers Lab
The Biomarker Lab, within the Cancer Prevention Program in the Public Health Sciences Division, supports epidemiological & clinical studies. We collaborate with researchers both internally at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and at other institutions such as Harvard, Tufts, University of Washington, and the National Institute on Aging.
- Breast Cancer Initiative 2.5 (BCI 2.5)
A global campaign to reduce disparities in breast cancer outcomes for 2.5 million women by 2025.
- Cadmium Exposure and Risk of Breast Cancer in the Women’s Health Initiative
- Cancer Survivorship: decreasing the risk of colon cancer mortality
- Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET)
- Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research in Cancer Genomics (CANCERGEN)
- Center for Hispanic Health Promotion: Reducing Cancer Disparities
- Center for the Evaluation of Biomarkers for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer
- ColoCare Consortium
- Colon Cancer Pathways: Hyperplastic Polyps & Adenomas
- COMIDAS Study – Project 2 in Understanding and Preventing Breast Cancer Disparities in Latinas
- Comprehensive Center for the Advancement of Scientific Strategies (COMPASS)
- CORE Family Studies
This international registry provides a comprehensive infrastructure for facilitating interdisciplinary studies in the genetic epidemiology of colorectal cancer
- Diet and Diet-Related Factors in the PCPT
- Diet and genetic risk for prostate cancer (Results from Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial = CARET)
- Diet and Systemic Inflammation Study
- DNA Repair, Folate, and Colorectal Carcinogenesis
A study to investigate the relationship between genetic variability in enzymes related to DNA damage and repair of that damage
- Early Detection Research Network (EDRN)
- Evaluation of a Hepatitis B Outreach Intervention for Cambodians
- Genetic Counseling for Participants of the Colon Cancer Family Registry – Seattle
- Genetic Studies of Prostaglandin Synthesis/EGFR and Risk of Colorectal Neoplasia
- Genetics and Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer Consortium (GECCO)
- Genome-Wide Association Study on Breast Cancer within the Women's Health Initiative
- GWAS, SNPs
- Healthy Eating
Fred Hutch researchers are recruiting for a study to better understand the relationship between elevated blood sugar levels, inflammation and diet. Men and women ages 18 to 75 are eligible. Read more about the eligibility criteria.
- Hepatitis B ESL Education for Chinese
Dr. Ramsey directs the Research and Economic Assessment in Cancer and Healthcare (REACH) group, which focuses on cutting-edge cost-effectiveness and outcomes research in cancer prevention and treatment. REACH also has experience in designing and performing cost-effectiveness analyses of drugs, devices and interventions, with an eye towards supporting public and private decision making to maximize health value under resource constraints.
- Hormones and Colon Cancer: Epigenetic Subtypes, Risk and Survival
- HPV Vaccination in a Cambodian Community
- Immune Function Studies
- Improving Breast Cancer Screening at the Primary Care Level
- Integrated Sensor Technology for Real-Time Recording of Dietary Intake
- Kratz Lab
The Kratz lab studies the relationship between diet, obesity, and chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and obesity-associated types of cancer. To improve our understanding of these relationships, we conduct translational and clinical studies in healthy men and women, or individuals suffering from specific conditions.
- Long-term Follow-up of the Family And Cancer Therapy Selection (FACTS) Study Participants
- McGregor Lab
The McGregor Lab leads the Stress Management and Relaxation Training, or SMART, studies, which focus on understanding the effects of stress management on behavioral and biological factors that are relevant to cancer development, such as diet, exercise, immune function, DNA repair and cellular aging processes.
- Menopausal Symptoms Initiative: Finding Lasting Answers for Sweats and Hot Flashes (MSI-FLASH)
- Modeling Folate, One-Carbon Metabolism & DNA Methylation
- Molecular Epidemiology Lab
The Molecular Epidemiology Lab provides investigators working on population-based studies with laboratory-based research expertise through a collaborative scientific relationship and supports epidemiological and clinical investigators at Fred Hutch and their collaborators at other institutions.
- Move and Moderate in Balance (MOVE'M): A TREC Worksite Health Study
A study related to a diet and exercise regimen that individuals can follow to achieve balance in their energy intake and expenditure
- Nutrition Assessment Shared Resource (NASR)
A resource that aids investigators in incorporating state-of-the-art dietary data collection methods into their studies
- Nutrition, Thymic T-Cell Production and control of HIV
A study to determine if poor nutrition contributes to the high risk of viral cancer in HIV-infected adults in Uganda
- PACE [Promoting Activity and Changes in Eating] Project
A project to develop simple strategies for moderating dietary intake and increasing energy expenditure for individuals at the worksite level
- Partnership for a Hispanic Diabetes Prevention Program
- Partnership for the Advancement of Cancer Research Project
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded funds to enhance and expand an existing collaboration between New Mexico State University (NMSU) and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC). This collaboration is designed to enhance the opportunities of minorities and underrepresented individuals, including Hispanics and Native Americans, to become trained and experienced in cancer research.
- Pharmacogenetics of the Folate Pathway
A study to investigate polymorphisms in proteins important for folate metabolism and their effect on the toxicity and effectiveness of methotrexate, a drug widely used in cancer chemotherapy
- Physical Activity in the Cambodian Community
- Polymorphisms in PG/COX Pathway and Colorectal Polyps
The goal of this study is to evaluate the association between common genetic changes in enzymes, growth factors, and receptors linked to prostaglandin synthesis or COX activity and the risk of precancerous colon polyps
- Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE)
- Prospective Study of Selenium, Genetics of Selenoenzymes and Colorectal Cancer
- Prostaglandin Synthesis, Genetics, and Colorectal Cancer (ColoCox)
- Proteomics and the Health Effects in Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy
- Reducing Pesticide Exposure in Children of Farm Workers
The overall goal of this study is to reduce pesticide exposure in children of farm workers in the Yakima Valley of Washington state, by breaking the pesticide "take-home" pathway
- SANA: Survivors Helping Each Other Navigate Forward
Puget Sound-area Latino cancer survivors are needed to participate in support groups as part of a Fred Hutch study called SANA: Survivors Helping Each Other Navigate Forward or Sobrevivientes Apoyándose a Navegar Adelante.
- Seattle 5 a Day Worksite Program: Eat 5 for Life
A randomized trial to evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention to maintain change in companies that have already received an intervention to increase fruit and vegetable consumption
- Selenium, Genetic Variation in Selenoenzymes and Prostate Cancer
- Star Study
Fred Hutch's Star Study is recruiting African American breast cancer survivors and oncology professionals from the Puget Sound area to participate in focus groups to hear their experiences as they transition from being a cancer patient to everyday life.
- Statistical Methods for Medical Studies
- The FRESH Study
Some studies have shown that frequent eating is associated with lower risk for certain diseases while other studies suggest that eating the standard three meals a day is better. Researchers at Fred Hutch are currently recruiting healthy adults between the ages of 18-50 to participate in a study examining how eating patterns influence health and appetite. Participants receive $300 in compensation upon completion of all study activities.
- Thompson Studies
Led by Dr. Beti Thompson, this research group works to understand why disparities in cancer incidence and survival rates exist among different populations, especially Latinos. The group also supports efforts to reduce other health disparities, including diabetes and pesticide exposure, in minority communities in the United States and abroad.
- Tobacco & Health Behavior Science Research Group
This group, led by Dr. Jonathan Bricker, focuses on two key questions: (1) Can innovative theory-based behavioral interventions succeed in changing unhealthy behaviors (e.g., smoking)?; (2) Why do people engage in unhealthy behaviors (e.g., smoking)?
- Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer (TREC)
- Ulrich Lab
The Ulrich Group conducts research related to cancer prevention, prognosis and survivorship, with an emphasis on colorectal cancer. Topics of study include the effects of folate, vitamin D, exercise, diet and genetics on cancer risk, prognosis and treatment outcomes, and biological markers of cancer risk.
- Vitamin D and Adipose Tissue inflammation
- Vitamin D and Prostate Cancer: Biomarkers and Genetic Variation
- VITamins And Lifestyle (VITAL) Study: A Cohort Study of Dietary Supplements and Cancer Risk
WebQuit is an online quit-smoking program and five-year research study conducted by respected researchers from Fred Hutch in collaboration with Group Health Research Institute. We're now looking for volunteer adults who want to quit smoking.
- Women’s Health Initiative Clinical Coordinating Center Extension, 2011-2015
A clinical trial testing the risks and benefits of different treatments in relation to the overall health of post-menopausal women
- Women’s Health Initiative Sequencing Project (WHISP)
- Youth & Adult Smoking Research
Youth and Adult Smoking Research works to learn more about attitudes and practices about smoking and non-smoking in teens. To learn how they change from their teen years to their young adult years. And to develop and test interventions for smoking prevention and smoking cessation, to see if they can help teens avoid and/or quit smoking.