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Brent and Eisenman named AAAS fellows

Basic scientists honored for outstanding contributions in biochemistry, transcription, genomics and systems biology, and pathbreaking studies in the field of oncogenes

Jan. 17, 2011 | By Kristen Woodward

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center systems biologist Dr. Roger Brent and molecular biologist Dr. Robert Eisenman, both of the Basic Sciences Division, have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as a fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

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Anti-inflammatory drugs increase colon cancer survival

PHS researchers show 20 percent drop in mortality with prior NSAID use

Nov. 22, 2010 | By Colleen Steelquist

Researchers in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Public Health Sciences Division report that regular NSAID use earlier in life for those at risk of colon cancer may prevent occurrence and inhibit more aggressive disease or alter the course of the disease after diagnosis.

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Fish oil may reduce breast cancer risk

PHS study first to demonstrate potential link with supplements

July 12, 2010

Researchers in the Public Health Sciences Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center found regular use of fish oil supplements, which contain high levels of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, is associated with a 32 percent reduction in breast cancer risk. The findings—the first to demonstrate such a link—were published in the July issue of the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

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Potter wins AACR award

Dr. John Potter will receive honors and present an educational lecture on the successes and failures of chemoprevention during the 100th annual AACR meeting in Denver

April 20, 2009 | By Kristen Woodward

Cancer epidemiologist Dr. John Potter of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Public Health Sciences Division has been selected to receive the 18th Annual AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention.

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Center collaborator finds gene linked to hereditary pancreatic cancer

Jan. 1, 2007

Dr. Teri Brentnall, a Hutchinson Center affiliate investigator, and an international research group has discovered that the mutated form of a gene called Palladin causes familial pancreatic cancer.

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Ramsey's Rx for medicine: Optimize finite resources

PHS researcher Scott Ramsey weighs costs and outcomes to strengthen disease prevention and treatment options

July 20, 2006 | By COLLEEN STEELQUIST

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