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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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Risk of second breast cancer may be higher in diabetics

Li study finds first-ever link between diabetes and two-fold increased risk of contralateral breast cancer

Aug. 2, 2010 | By Colleen Steelquist

A new study from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Public Health Sciences Division researchers found that breast cancer survivors with a history of diabetes have a two-fold increased risk of developing breast cancer in their opposite breasts.

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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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