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Little tweaks that pack a healthy punch

Looking for a new year reset? These small steps can make a big difference when it comes to your overall health

Jan. 3, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Getting back on track after a tough year is a little easier when you're surrounded by an entire division full of crackerjack public health researchers. Fred Hutch writer Diane Mapes shares a few small steps that can make a big impact on your health in the new year.

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'We can do better'

African American cancer ‘mortality gap’ narrows in most cancers, but disparities remain — and widen — for breast, colorectal cancers

Feb. 22, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Although progress has been made in reducing the cancer mortality gap, African Americans continue to have the highest death rate and shortest survival of any racial or ethnic group for most cancers, according to a study released Monday by the American Cancer Society.

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How lifestyle factors affect cancer rates, survival

Fred Hutch epidemiologist Dr. Amanda Phipps discusses the importance of healthy living

Oct. 16, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service

Sleep. Diet. Alcohol intake. Weight. Exercise. All are important lifestyle factors, and all play a critical role when it comes to cancer. Dr. Amanda Phipps, an epidemiologist at Fred Hutch, took part in a tweet chat and discussed how healthy living impacts cancer risks and survival.

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Good sleep may improve breast cancer survival

First-of-its-kind study finds link between pre-diagnosis sleep deprivation and increased breast cancer mortality

June 11, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study by Fred Hutch public health researchers suggests good sleep isn’t just important for overall health – it may also improve your chances of breast cancer survival.

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Fred Hutch at ASCO

Research highlights from the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

May 29, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

A number of investigators from Fred Hutch will share new research findings at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, or ASCO, which is being held today through June 2 in Chicago. The theme of this year’s gathering is “Illumination & Innovation: Transforming Data into Learning.”

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How to survive the holidays with cancer

Researchers and survivors offer tips on getting through the season after a diagnosis

Dec. 22, 2014 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Whether you’re still reeling from a recent diagnosis, currently going through treatment or still trying to adapt to your “new normal,” here are some tips to help you navigate the holidays post-cancer.

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