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Dr. James Dai receives $2.1M NCI grant for cancer biomarker research

Biostatistician plans to use funds to develop statistical models to further precision cancer prevention and treatment

Aug. 20, 2018 | By Colin Petersdorf / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch biostatistician Dr. James Dai recently was awarded a $2.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop new analytical methods for identifying genetic and epigenetic alterations that drive cancers. He hopes this work will facilitate the discovery of molecular cancer drivers — biomarkers — and the development of new preventive, diagnostic and prognostic techniques.

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Matching up cancer risk with reality

New examination of prostate cancer data identifies ‘detection bias’ in prostate studies

Oct. 31, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new Fred Hutch-led study suggests variation in prostate cancer biopsy patterns, i.e., who does and who doesn't get screened, may have colored our perception of risk for the disease.

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Intermittent hormone therapy for prostate cancer inferior to continuous therapy

Cathy Tangen contributes to international study, finding on again-off again prostate cancer treatment has quality of life benefits, but continuous therapy improves overall survival

June 4, 2012

Many men with metastatic, hormone-sensitive prostate cancer live longer on continuous androgen-deprivation therapy (also known as hormone therapy) than on intermittent therapy, according to a 17-year study led by SWOG (formerly Southwest Oncology Group), a cancer research cooperative group.

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SELECT data shows vitamin E increases prostate cancer risk

Trial analysis by PHS investigators reveals supplement hazard in largest-ever prostate cancer prevention study

Nov. 21, 2011

Men who took 400 international units of vitamin E daily had more prostate cancers compared to men who took a placebo, according to an updated review of data from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT). The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Public Health Sciences Division's Phyllis Goodman and Drs. Cathy Tangen and Gary Goodman (whose primary appointment is at the Swedish Cancer Institute) analyzed the data for this study.

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Landmark SWOG study shows radiation after surgery reduces prostate-cancer recurrence risk

Dec. 1, 2006

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Weighing the risks of radiotherapy after prostate surgery

Landmark SWOG study shows adjuvant radiation after surgery helps prevent recurrence of localized prostate cancer

Nov. 20, 2006

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