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5 highlights from American Association for Cancer Research conference

Immunotherapy, health disparities, funding cuts among hot topics at annual meeting

April 7, 2017 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Immunotherapy, health disparities and funding cuts were among hot topics at the annual meeting attended by more than 21,000 cancer researchers.

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‘We have an army’: Vice President Joe Biden delivers 'Cancer Moonshot' goals

Top priority, catalyzing scientific breakthroughs, calls for interdisciplinary approaches to speed cures

Oct. 17, 2016 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Vice President Joe Biden delivered the final report Monday of his Cancer Moonshot Task Force, outlining the challenge ahead by saying: 'There’s only one moon. There are 200 cancers.”

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Progress in ‘precision prevention’ for colorectal cancer

New risk prediction model — not yet ready for clinical use — incorporates genetic, lifestyle and environmental risk factors

April 18, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

In work presented Monday at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting in New Orleans, researchers from Fred Hutch, the University of Michigan and other institutes debuted their latest progress in precision prevention — an in-the-works method to predict risk of colorectal cancer that integrates genetic, lifestyle and environmental risk factors.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Researchers led by Dr. Ulrike Peters identify six new gene locations for colorectal cancer risk; Drs. Tera Levin and Alistair Russell named Damon Runyon Fellows

July 23, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Researchers identify six new gene locations for colorectal cancer risk; Drs. Tera Levin and Alistair Russell named Damon Runyon Fellows

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Does aspirin prevent colorectal cancer? Depends on your DNA

Fred Hutch researchers move closer to cracking the code on how genes and environmental factors influence colorectal cancer risk

March 17, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study by public health researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has discovered that the benefits of using aspirin and NSAIDs like ibuprofen to cut colorectal cancer risk actually hinge on a person’s particular DNA.

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Java genes? Six new variants linked to coffee consumption, analysis finds

Fred Hutch scientists among dozens in large-scale Harvard study that finds biological basis for caffeine cravings

Oct. 7, 2014 | By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service

Your daily desire for that morning latte may run as deep as your genes, according to a large-scale study that finds six new variants associated with habitual coffee use.

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