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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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How to reduce the odds of getting cancer

‘There are steps you can take that will absolutely cut your risk,’ says Fred Hutch’s Dr. Anne McTiernan, who contributed to a new report on diet, nutrition, physical activity and cancer

May 25, 2018 | By Dr. Anne McTiernan

Fred Hutch's Dr. Anne McTiernan comments on a new cancer prevention report, which she helped compile, that highlights how you can reduce your risk for many cancers.

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Top 10 tips to cut your cancer risk

Vegetables and exercise may not be glamorous, but they could save your life, expert report confirms

May 24, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch's Dr. Anne McTiernan was part of an international panel that just issued new cancer prevention recommendations. Read their top 10 tips for sidestepping the disease through diet, exercise and healthy habits.

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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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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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When scientific hypotheses don’t pan out

Research studies are often built around an educated guess. What happens when those guesses are wrong?

Feb. 16, 2018 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers are always prepared for the possibility of a disproven hypothesis. But what happens when a beloved idea or dogma is shattered is less technical, less predictable. More human.

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