Actress, filmmaker lauded for raising awareness and saving lives, but her actions also bring up questions
March 25, 2015
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
Angelina Jolie Pitt's openness about her recent surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes is credited with raising awareness about genetic mutations that can drive cancer -- but also some questions. Fred Hutch experts offer answers and insight.
More than 20 years after WHI began, half of the original 160,000 trial participants are still followed, providing new information as they age
May 1, 2014
| By Diane Mapes
Dr. Garnet Anderson looked out at a crowd of more than 100 scientists gathered for the annual Women’s Health Initiative investigator conference and remembered the last time they’d met in that same room at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. It was 1993 and 16 member centers had come together to launch the Women’s Health Initiative.