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Big study finds no rise in death risk among women who took hormone therapy

A new twist to menopausal hormone replacement dilemma

Sept. 12, 2017 | Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

New follow-up research to a landmark study on menopausal hormone replacement therapy has found that women assigned to those drugs on the study had no higher risk of death than women who took a placebo.

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A passion for public service

Christine Gregoire, former Washington governor and cancer survivor, continues her lifetime of advocating for others as Fred Hutch’s new board chair

July 11, 2016 | By Linda Dahlstrom / Fred Hutch News Service

Christine Gregoire, former Washington governor and cancer survivor, continues her lifetime of advocating for others as Fred Hutch’s new board chair.

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We’re getting a bit better at cheating death

New mortality study shows a drop in death rates for cancer and other major diseases — with one troubling exception: COPD

Oct. 27, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study which looked at mortality trends in the U.S. between 1969 and 2013 found that, overall, death rates for heart disease, cancer, stroke, unintentional injuries and diabetes have dropped 43 percent. But the death rate from COPD has risen.

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Can cocoa prevent heart disease?

Fred Hutch participates in largest-ever study to find out

March 20, 2014 | By Linda Carroll

Can cocoa prevent heart disease? Fred Hutch participates in largest-ever study to find out.

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Worse than you thought: New surgeon general report links smoking to more diseases

Diabetes, heart disease, colon cancer among those on list of diseases now associated with smoking tobacco

Jan. 17, 2014 | By Deborah Bach

New surgeon general report links smoking to more diseases - diabetes, heart disease, colon cancer are among those on list of diseases.

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Genetic variant linked to inflammation identified in African American women

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Dr. Alexander Reiner conducts first large-scale, genomewide association study of elevated C-reactive protein in African American and Hispanic American women

Sept. 3, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

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