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Endometriosis linked to childhood abuse

New Fred Hutch collaboration highlights yet another poor health outcome associated with adverse childhood experiences

July 17, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study led by Fred Hutch epidemiologist Dr. Holly Harris found an association between childhood abuse and endometriosis. Women reporting severe to chronic abuse had a 79 percent higher risk of developing the condition.

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Acupuncture can curb treatment-related joint pain in breast cancer patients

Large, randomized trial shows integrative approach relieves common side effect of estrogen-suppressing drug

July 10, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Results from a large multicenter trial published today in JAMA offer good news to early stage breast cancer patients dealing with painful side effects from powerful estrogen-squelching drugs known as aromatase inhibitors.

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5 tips for a healthy summer (and life)!

From bench to beachside: Empower yourself with evidenced-based cancer-prevention science

June 29, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Want to make this your healthiest summer yet? Empower yourself — and your loved ones — with some disease-squelching science and practical prevention tips from Fred Hutch public health researchers.

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ASCO endorses integrative oncology guidelines for breast cancer patients

Yoga, meditation, acupuncture and more can be safely used to relieve side effects of standard treatment

June 11, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Breast cancer patients looking to relieve the side effects of conventional treatment may be happy to learn that the world's leading professional organization of cancer doctors, ASCO, has just endorsed a handful of integrative therapies as evidenced-based ways to manage treatment-related fatigue, pain, nausea, anxiety and more.

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How to reduce the odds of getting cancer

‘There are steps you can take that will absolutely cut your risk,’ says Fred Hutch’s Dr. Anne McTiernan, who contributed to a new report on diet, nutrition, physical activity and cancer

May 25, 2018 | By Dr. Anne McTiernan

Fred Hutch's Dr. Anne McTiernan comments on a new cancer prevention report, which she helped compile, that highlights how you can reduce your risk for many cancers.

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Top 10 tips to cut your cancer risk

Vegetables and exercise may not be glamorous, but they could save your life, expert report confirms

May 24, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch's Dr. Anne McTiernan was part of an international panel that just issued new cancer prevention recommendations. Read their top 10 tips for sidestepping the disease through diet, exercise and healthy habits.

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