Population-based, case-control analysis should put internet rumors to rest, cancer experts say
Sept. 5, 2014
| By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service
Wearing a bra can be a rite of passage or a royal pain, a fashion statement or a political stance. But one thing it’s not is a cause of breast cancer, a new Seattle study finds – despite persistent rumors to the contrary.
The symposium, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. In Pelton Auditorium, will seek consensus regarding effective cancer-prevention strategies for Washington state; Institute for Systems Biology's Dr. Lee Hood will be featured speaker
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.