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Sorting out the truth about aspirin

Aspirin may cut pancreatic cancer risk, but should everyone take it?

June 27, 2014 | By Joely Johnson Mork

Aspirin may cut pancreatic cancer risk, according to a new study, but last month the FDA advised against healthy people taking it to prevent strokes and heart attacks due to potential side effects. Fred Hutch researchers help sort out the new findings.

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Vaughan secures $7.9 million for esophageal cancer research

National Cancer Institute grant to evaluate genetic susceptibility for Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma

Nov. 2, 2009 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Tom Vaughan, an epidemiologist in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Public Health Sciences Division, has received a three-year, $7.9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study genetic susceptibility for Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma, a rapidly fatal cancer whose incidence has increased more than 500 percent in the past 30 years, faster than any other cancer in the United States.

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Belly fat linked to Barrett's esophagus

PHS study links central body weight, precancerous condition

Oct. 1, 2007 | By COLLEEN STEELQUIST

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Farwell Award won by a 'friend'

Berta Nicol-Blades receives honor for 30 years of diligent, compassionate service to PHS Division's Epidemiologic Research Unit

May 1, 2007 | By STEPHANIE CARTIER

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Thwarting cancer's call

Barrett's esophagus team advances cutting-edge research, clinical care to curb cancer progression

Aug. 17, 2006 | By JOEL DAHMS

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Fighting cancer with NSAIDs

Regular use of aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may reduce esophageal-cancer risk for people with Barrett's esophagus

Nov. 17, 2005 | By KRISTEN WOODWARD

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