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Dr. Jay Mendoza moves into health disparities leadership at Fred Hutch, Cancer Consortium

New Office of Community Outreach and Engagement to focus on underserved populations in western Washington

April 5, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Pediatrician and public health researcher Dr. Jay Mendoza has been named director of Fred Hutch’s Health Disparities Research Center, replacing Dr. Beti Thompson.

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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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