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Exploring why people with HIV have a higher risk of lung cancer

120 volunteers to enroll in Seattle-area study of cancer-related gene mutations

Dec. 4, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers Fred Hutch announced on Dec. 1 the start of a new study with a goal to understand why those who are HIV-positive are at higher risk of lung cancer.

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SmartQuit 2.0 helps twice as many smokers cut habit, study finds

Smoking-cessation app developed via Fred Hutch research also helped three quarters of trial users reduce smoking habit

Nov. 17, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

A smoking-cessation app developed through Fred Hutch research helped 21 percent of study users quit cigarettes — a success rate nearly three times higher than other methods.

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FDA moves to expand authority over electronic cigarettes

Proposed rule would prevent sales to those under 18, require makers to report ingredient listings

April 24, 2014 | By Linda Carroll

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A better way to quit

Dr. Jonathan Bricker’s high-tech approach could revolutionize how people change behavior – and beat addictions

March 19, 2014 | by Justin Matlick

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Tobacco-control efforts prevented 800,000 lung cancer deaths

Mathematical modeling by Center researchers shows national anti-smoking campaign made significant impact on mortality rates between 1975 and 2000

March 19, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

Declines in cigarette smoking among Americans since the mid-1950s—particularly since tobacco-control policies and interventions were implemented after the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health was released in 1964—prevented nearly 800,000 lung cancer deaths between 1975 and 2000, according to a study led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers.

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