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Chef Dan Barber is a man on a mission

Cancer led him to the kitchen. Now he aims to save the rest of us — and the planet too

May 11, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Chef Dan Barber is a man on a mission, and his mission is to change how we eat for our own health and for the health of the planet, which he sees as intertwined. it was after surviving testicular cancer at 24 that Barber decided to become, ­as he puts it, ­a cook. He was driven in part by questions many cancer patients ask: What caused his cells to go rogue? Was diet involved? Could he keep it from happening again?

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Jan. 7, 2016 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Dr. Johanna Lampe awarded $2.8M to study impact of diet on microbiome and molecular pathways of cancer risk; Dr. John Potter appointed chief science adviser to New Zealand Ministry of Health; Dr. Julia Maxson a recipient of 2016 ASH Scholar Awards

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Kale Tale: How wild cabbage rose to trendy ‘superfood’

An old process still catapults some basic eats from chow to chic, leaving nutritionists skeptical

Oct. 28, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Kale's long road from weird garnish to U.S. food fad king and so-called "superfood."

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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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How lifestyle factors affect cancer rates, survival

Fred Hutch epidemiologist Dr. Amanda Phipps discusses the importance of healthy living

Oct. 16, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service

Sleep. Diet. Alcohol intake. Weight. Exercise. All are important lifestyle factors, and all play a critical role when it comes to cancer. Dr. Amanda Phipps, an epidemiologist at Fred Hutch, took part in a tweet chat and discussed how healthy living impacts cancer risks and survival.

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The diet dilemma

In a landscape crowded with contenders that each promise better health, how do you choose the best eating plan?

Jan. 21, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

The diet landscape is crowded with contenders, each one promising better health and longer life, and every 10 minutes a new study comes out that turns the last one on its head. How do we solve this diet dilemma and find an eating plan that works for us – and still makes good scientific sense? We asked top experts at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and elsewhere for their opinions.

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