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5 things you can do to reduce your risk of colorectal cancer

Healthy prevention tips from a new data analysis of studies on 29 million adults: move your body, cancer-proof your plate

Sept. 6, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new report by an international panel of scientists, including Fred Hutch cancer prevention researcher Dr. Anne McTiernan, breaks down the impact diet and physical activity can have on colorectal cancer.

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What you need to know about colon cancer

Video: Dr. Amanda Phipps shares prevention tips and findings from recent studies

March 20, 2017 | Bo Jungmayer / Fred Hutch News Service

Video: During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Fred Hutch's Dr. Amanda Phipps discusses prevention tips and findings from the latest studies.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Dec. 29, 2016

$8.8 million NIH grant to help expand study of colorectal cancer outcomes; new Evergreen Fund to accelerate commercialization of research; Hutch United co-chair Erin dela Cruz receives fellowhip from American Society for Microbiology; Marlins pitcher Dustin McGowan named winner of 52nd Hutch Award

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Exercise curbs risk of 13 cancers

New multinational study of nearly 1.5 million participants says ‘just do it’ (but don’t forget the sunscreen!)

May 16, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study involving nearly 1.5 million participants has found that exercise is associated with lower risk in a substantial number of cancers, bolstering previous evidence of exercise’s role in cancer risk reduction.

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'Coming out' with cancer

From going public on Facebook to friends who ‘ghost,’ patients and experts discuss the ins and outs of sharing a diagnosis

Jan. 8, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

From going public on Facebook to friends who ‘ghost,’ patients and experts discuss the ins and outs of sharing a diagnosis.

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Cancer deaths drop overall, but now top cause in many states

Early detection, better treatments contributed to 23 percent decline in two decades, report shows

Jan. 7, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Heightened health habits and better medicine are curbing cancer’s killing force in America as the nation’s death rate from all malignancies dropped 23 percent during the past two decades, a new analysis shows. But declining rates of heart disease have made cancer the top cause of death in 21 states.

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