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Stories tagged 'Cancer etiology - prevention - outcomes'

Data drives life sciences boom in Seattle

Hutch leaders, entrepreneurs stress importance of partnerships at Life Science Innovation Northwest conference

March 30, 2018 | By Sabin Russell and Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

At a conference in Seattle, health researchers and entrepreneurs said partnerships are key as bioscience converges with data science and computer technology.

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American Society of Preventive Oncology honors Dr. Beti Thompson

Health disparities researcher has devoted her career to improving cancer prevention in underserved populations

March 26, 2018 | By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Beti Thompson, a health disparities researcher at Fred Hutch, has received the American Society of Preventive Oncology annual Joseph F. Fraumeni Jr. Distinguished Achievement Award.

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Finasteride can reduce prostate cancer risk long term

Fred Hutch study taps big data to tease out extended cancer-prevention benefit of drug used for enlarged prostate, hair loss

March 21, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch public health researcher Dr. Joe Unger used an innovative trial design to confirm finasteride, a drug used to treat enlarged prostate or hair loss in men, has a long-term protective effect against prostate cancer.

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Jump-starting innovative projects exploring pathogen-associated cancers

Pathogen-Associated Malignancies Integrated Research Center awards first round of pilot funding supporting researchers studying H. pylori, EBV and the microbiome

March 16, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards

Announcing the inaugural recipients of the PAM IRC Innovation Awards for innovative projects exploring pathogens associated with cancer.

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A roadmap for precision colorectal cancer screening

New study combines environmental, lifestyle and genetic information to create a more nuanced risk-prediction model

March 15, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Public health researchers at Fred Hutch are working on a more nuanced risk-prediction model for colorectal cancer. What could it mean for you?

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Health Disparities Research Center awards pilot grants for 2 new public health projects

Projects focus on breast health and promoting health education

March 9, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Two community nonprofits, one focused on breast health and another promoting health education, are the latest recipients of pilot grants from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Health Disparities Research Center, or HDRC.

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