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Is it possible to prevent breast cancer metastasis?

Study reveals how blood vessels in the bone marrow protect dormant tumor cells, suggests a way to kill them in their sleep

Jan. 21, 2019 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

New work led by Fred Hutch translational researcher Dr. Cyrus Ghajar may have found a way to essentially smother dormant disseminated cancer cells in their sleep, preventing them from ever waking up and forming deadly metastatic tumors.

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It's more than hair

A cancer researcher with cancer writes about family, identity and being outed by her own hair

June 3, 2015 | By Dr. Kiran Dhillon / For Fred Hutch News Service

A breast and ovarian cancer researcher with breast cancer writes about identity, family and being outed by her own hair. Dr. Kiran Dhillon chronicles her experience in this occasional series.

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Cancer chemotherapy resistance: Hutchinson Center team discovers new mechanism

Noncancerous fibroblasts when exposed to chemotherapy sustain DNA damage that drives the production of an array of factors that stimulate solid tumor cancer growth

Aug. 6, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

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