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Injectable contraceptives may increase young womens' breast cancer risk

Christopher Li study finds recent use or a year or more doubles the risk of invasive breast cancer

April 16, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

A large-scale U.S.-based study conducted by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to evaluate the link between an injectable form of progestin-only birth control and breast cancer risk in young women has found that recent use of a year or more doubles the risk of the disease. The results of the study, led by the Hutchinson Center's Dr. Christopher Li, were published in the April 15 print issue of Cancer Research.

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Center/UW research group wins AACR Team Science Award

Denise Galloway-led interdisciplinary team honored for more than two decades of innovative work on human papillomavirus

Feb. 7, 2011

An internationally renowned team of Hutchinson Center and University of Washington molecular biologists, epidemiologists, biostatisticians and clinicians who have worked together on human papillomavirus (HPV) for more than 20 years have won the American Association for Cancer Research’s Team Science Award.

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Hot flashes may signal breast cancer protection

Chris Li and colleagues find the more frequent and severe the menopausal symptoms, the lower the cancer risk

Jan. 31, 2011 | By Kristen Woodward

According to a recent study by Hutchinson Center researchers, women who have experienced hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause may have a 50 percent lower risk of developing the most common forms of breast cancer than postmenopausal women who have never had such symptoms.

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