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Supper, sleep, circadian rhythms and cancer risk

Q&A: How going against our internal clock can trigger disease

July 19, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study out of Barcelona suggests when you eat may be just as critical as what you eat, at least with regard to breast and prostate cancer risk. We sat down with principal investigator Dr. Manolis Kogevinas, currently a visiting professor at Fred Hutch, for his insights on how circadian disruption can impact our health.

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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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HICOR receives 2-year, $250K award to boost patient engagement

Award to health economics group aims to strengthen the role of patients in research

June 13, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch’s health economics group, the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, has received a $249,882 two-year award from PCORI, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

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At half the cost, Canadian colorectal cancer survival similar to U.S.

Cross-border collaboration compared findings in British Columbia and Washington state

June 1, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

In a rare comparison of cancer care in neighboring regions of the U.S. and Canada, a new study found Americans were paying twice as much for similar colorectal cancer treatments, with no advantage in survival rates.

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