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Links between air pollution and cancer risk

An environmental exposure researcher on how the air we breathe can raise risk of lung and other cancers — and what to do about it

Aug. 18, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Regular air pollution boosts our long-term risk of lung cancer. As wildfire season heats up from climate change, the Western U.S. air quality could suffer.

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Understanding the night shift-cancer connection

New Fred Hutch study sheds more light on how shift work damages our health — and points toward a potential workaround

June 26, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

For the past few years, Fred Hutch’s Dr. Parveen Bhatti has been trying to figure out why working at night is so bad for our health. His latest study confirms that the body repairs DNA damage more efficiently if you sleep during the night than it does if you sleep during the day — and offers insights as to why.

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Collaborating with China to help kids

New Fred Hutch study looks at whether persistent organic pollutants can undercut vaccines

July 7, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Could persistent organic pollutants interfere with the effectiveness of vaccines? A new five-year collaboration between Fred Hutch and the Chinese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is about to find out.

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Night-shift work may be linked to increased ovarian cancer risk

Parveen Bhatti-led study shows some evidence risk may be lower for 'owls' than 'larks'

March 18, 2013

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Bhatti brings radiation exposure expertise

Former National Cancer Institute epidemiologist joins PHS

April 5, 2010 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Parveen Bhatti, an epidemiologist who researched the link between radiation exposure and cancer at the National Cancer Institute’s Radiation Epidemiology Branch, has joined the Public Health Sciences Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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