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The science of cancer spread

The how and why of metastasis — and what it might take to stop it

April 28, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Metastasis, or cancer spread, is complex and still largely mysterious. What do researchers know -- and what do they still need to know to stop metastasis?

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St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright receives 51st Hutch Award

Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk offers annual ceremony’s keynote speech at Safeco Field

Jan. 27, 2016 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

A crowd of baseball fans at Safeco Field cheered Wednesday not for Adam Wainwright’s wicked cutter but for his off-field work to help people in need. He was honored with the Hutch Award for his humanitarian efforts.

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Skin cancer: 9 things to know to lower your risk

From cover-ups to caffeine, here are some tips for protecting your skin during the summer and all year long

July 2, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

The how-to’s of skin cancer prevention haven’t changed much in recent years — avoid too much ultraviolet light via sun or tanning beds and take care not to burn or tan — but that message is clearly not reaching enough people, according to Fred Hutch researchers.

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Tanning bed use declines, study shows

Rate of use has dipped slightly but 10 million Americans are still using tanning salons regularly

July 1, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

The rate of indoor tanning – a habit linked to skin cancers – dipped slightly from 5.5 percent to 4.2 percent among American adults between 2010 and 2013, according to new report.

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Surgeon general: Stop sunbathing and get out of the tanning bed

New report issues ‘call to action’ in wake of rising skin cancer rates

July 29, 2014 | By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service

New report issues ‘call to action’ in wake of rising skin cancer rates

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Tanning beds get a black label warning

Citing skin cancer risks, new FDA regulations caution against use by teens

May 29, 2014 | By Mary Engel

Indoor tanning beds, booths and sunlamps that emit ultraviolet radiation must now carry a visible black box warning that they should not be used by anyone under age 18 because they increase the risk of skin cancer, according to new regulations issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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