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Do we create our own time?

Cell biologist Dr. Mark Roth gets deep on suspended animation and philosophy with audience of marijuana enthusiasts

Nov. 19, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Cell biologist Dr. Mark Roth talked about suspended animation and philosophy with an audience of marijuana enthusiasts as part of The Goodship of Higher Education lecture series.

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray: Candidly talks guns, homelessness and diversity

A wide-ranging Q&A session at Fred Hutch spans mayor's views and values

Oct. 7, 2015 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, speaking at Fred Hutch on Wednesday, delved into topics close to his heart, including diversity and firearms.

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Cannabis and cancer: More patients going public with pot passions and practices

But some doctors voice concerns about safety, risks of Rx weed

July 17, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

More cancer patients and survivors seem to be asking doctors about medical marijuana - or opening up about using cannabis to ease effects of the disease and its treatments.

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Marijuana and testicular cancer (Sidebar)

More details from recent research by Drs. Janet Daling and Stephen Schwartz

March 9, 2009 | By Kristen Woodward

For the study on marijuana use and testicular-cancer risk, Drs. Janet Daling and Stephen Schwartz and colleagues from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center interviewed 369 Seattle-Puget Sound-area men, ages 18 to 44, who had been diagnosed with testicular cancer about their history of marijuana use. For comparison purposes they also assessed marijuana use among 979 randomly selected age- and geography-matched healthy controls.

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Marijuana use may increase testicular-cancer risk

Hutchinson Center study is the first to associate marijuana use as a risk factor for testicular cancer

March 9, 2009 | By Kristen Woodward

Frequent and/or long-term marijuana use may significantly increase a man’s risk of developing the most aggressive type of testicular cancer, according to a study led by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Public Health Sciences Division’s Drs. Janet Daling and Stephen Schwartz. Their findings appeared online Feb. 9 in the journal Cancer.

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