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Study unveils 40 new mutations linked to colorectal cancer

Q&A: Dr. Riki Peters on what this large genome-wide association study means for patients and the public

Dec. 3, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Scientists at 130 institutions, including Fred Hutch, found 40 new inherited mutations linked to colorectal cancer risk. Dr. Riki Peters explains the genome-wide association study's results.

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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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6 misconceptions about colorectal cancer

Get the facts and lower your risk

March 8, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

From colonoscopy to barbeque, test your knowledge about colorectal cancer risk with the help of myth-busting experts from Fred Hutch — it might just save your life.

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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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Aspirin and its cousins linked to longer survival after colorectal cancer

Large study of preventive drugs for colorectal cancer survivors finds link to decreased mortality — but only for those with certain tumor genetics

June 15, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Aspirin and other NSAIDs are linked to decreased mortality in colorectal cancer survivors, a new study finds -- but just for those with the most common tumor subtype.

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WHO classifies red meat 'probably carcinogenic,' links it to higher colon cancer risk

7 key questions and answers that will help you understand latest findings on red and processed meats

Oct. 26, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

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