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How to boost cancer clinical trial participation

New study suggests loosening strict comorbidity criteria would open trials to thousands of previously exempt patients

Jan. 10, 2019 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Low clinical trial participation is a problem that’s plagued cancer research for decades, with most estimates putting adult cancer patient involvement at less than 5 percent. Fred Hutch's Dr. Joseph Unger, a biostatistician whose research focuses on improving access to trials, led a new study on how comorbidities squelch patient participation -- and what we might be able to do about it.

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Top 10 tips to cut your cancer risk

Vegetables and exercise may not be glamorous, but they could save your life, expert report confirms

May 24, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch's Dr. Anne McTiernan was part of an international panel that just issued new cancer prevention recommendations. Read their top 10 tips for sidestepping the disease through diet, exercise and healthy habits.

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Fruit fly study IDs missing links in fat-signaling system

Hormone alerts brain to fat-storage status, but its packaging system goes awry in obesity

Oct. 9, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study uncovers links in the fat-brain connection — in fruit flies. Yes, fruit flies have fat too. Just not very much.

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