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Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

June 3, 2016

Dr. Marian Neuhouser takes office as president of the American Society for Nutrition; study by Drs. Harmit Malik and Matthew Daugherty IDs key difference between mouse and human immune systems and points to novel human defense against viruses; HICOR researchers Drs. Josh Roth, Aasthaa Bansal honored for new study abstracts; and eight Fred Hutch/UW Cancer Consortium researchers awarded pilot grants.

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New follow-up care guidelines released for breast cancer survivors

Two top cancer organizations join forces to issue 'invaluable resource' for patients, care providers

Dec. 7, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Two of the country’s leading cancer organizations have teamed up to create the first clear, concise and comprehensive care guidelines for breast cancer survivorship.

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A little early legwork smooths transition to adult care for survivors of childhood cancer

A simple treatment summary can ensure that childhood cancer survivors get the long-term care they need in adulthood

Jan. 8, 2014 | By Sabrina Richards

Cancer treatment summaries help adults who experienced childhood cancer transition to adult non-cancer care.

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program to lead nationwide study of young-adult cancer survivors

Research involves seven Livestrong sites and 3,000 former patients; goal is to improve long-term health outcomes

April 5, 2013 | By Christi Ball Loso

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Center hosts annual cancer survivorship seminar June 2

'Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness' features keynote by comedian/juggler/survivor, breakout sessions on health and well-being, and provider panel; registration required

May 29, 2012 | By Christi Ball Loso

Cancer survivors and those who support and care for them converge on campus Saturday, June 2 for Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness, the annual educational event of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program.

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Community-based strength training classes safe, effective for cancer survivors

Karen Syrjala and colleagues find mind, body benefits for former patients who participated in YMCA Exercise and Thrive program

Jan. 17, 2012 | By Christi Ball Loso

A Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study of community-based exercise for cancer survivors that focused on strength training found such activity is both safe and effective in terms of physical and psychosocial benefit. The findings are published online in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship.

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