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Clearing up another mammogram muddle

Confused about the latest breast-cancer screening study? Fred Hutch, SCCA experts have answers

Jan. 11, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

We tapped experts at Fred Hutch and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for their thoughts on a new study and commentary that have raised questions about the value of mammography and how it can sometimes lead to overtreatment.

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The ‘cancer Olympics’: Why envy, rivalry exist among some patients

Survivors often compare their cancers — a normal yet potentially unhealthy exercise, experts say

Dec. 15, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

It's natural for cancer patients to compare their diseases and outcomes, but some comparisons become competitive, creating envy, hard feelings and divisions.

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A career of connections

New top hire Dr. Nancy Davidson will continue to build bridges as scientist, physician and leader at Fred Hutch, SCCA, UW

Dec. 1, 2016 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Today, Dr. Nancy Davidson, an internationally acclaimed breast cancer oncologist, became the senior vice president and director of the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She is also the president and executive director of the Hutch’s patient-care arm, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; and the professor and head of the Division of Medical Oncology of the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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So you're BRCA, now what?

A Fred Hutch researcher and breast cancer survivor talks about her inherited mutation and how it helped guide her decisions

Nov. 8, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

As research sheds ever more light on hereditary cancers and the genes that cause them, a portion of the population is being faced with some very difficult choices. Do you test or not test? Share information about deadly mutations with relatives or keep it to yourself? Get preventive surgery or blindly hope cancer doesn’t strike? A Fred Hutch researcher, BRCA carrier and cancer survivor, takes us through her decision-making process.

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What's new in breast cancer research?

Collaborations, combined therapies and machine learning offer promising strategies for boosting early detection, potential cures

Oct. 28, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Combination therapies. collaborations with patients and partner institutions, a friendly competition to better mammography through machine learning — we talked to a handful of breast cancer researchers about what's happening here at Fred Hutch. There's a lot.

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Living with stage 4

In a culture focused on survivorship, those with metastatic breast cancer who will be in treatment for the rest of their lives can feel isolated and misunderstood

Oct. 13, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

In a culture focused on survivorship, those with metastatic breast cancer who will be in treatment for the rest of their lives can feel isolated and misunderstood.

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