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Bras cause breast cancer? No support for that claim, Fred Hutch study finds

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.

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Estrogen? Antidepressants? Black cohosh?

Fred Hutch researchers offer guidance to women facing the menopause muddle

Feb. 12, 2014 | By Diane Mapes

Fred Hutch researchers offer guidance to women facing the menopause muddle.

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Smoking linked with increased risk of most common type of breast cancer

Young women who smoked at least 10 years had a 60 percent increased risk

Feb. 10, 2014 | By Kristen Woodward

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Fred Hutch researchers to host cancer prevention symposium May 31

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

May 28, 2013

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Delaying childbirth may reduce risk of an aggressive form of breast cancer

Fred Hutch’s Chris Li finds younger women who have their first child 15 years or more after menarche may reduce risk of triple-negative breast cancer by up to 60 percent

Dec. 26, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

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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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