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Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

June 8, 2017

Fred Hutch epidemiologist Dr. Margaret Madeleine just received a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to test whether the preventive HPV vaccine could be also be used as a therapy anogenital precancers.

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Chance of surviving childhood cancer has improved — but survivors’ overall health has not

In large study of childhood cancer survivors, self-reported health remained constant or declined for patients treated in recent decades

Nov. 7, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Survival of childhood cancers is higher in recent decades. But a new study shows that survivors' overall self-reported health has not improved in tandem.

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How much does chemo impact fertility?

New study looks at how chemo affects childhood cancer survivors’ ability to have kids later in life

March 22, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new Fred Hutch sheds light on the degree chemo can impact the fertility of childhood cancer survivors and suggests steps young cancer patients (and their parents) may want to take before they receive treatment. Lead author Dr. Eric Chow weighs in.

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Study factors activity into cancer survival

Leisenring reports survivors who are at risk for an inactive lifestyle should be high priority for the development and testing of intervention approaches

April 27, 2009

According to a new study co-authored by Dr. Wendy Leisering of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Childhood cancer survivors were less active than a sibling comparison group or an age- and sex-matched population sample.

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