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Connecting the dots between weight loss and prostate cancer

U.S. veterans help shed light on link between dropping pounds and slowing progression of the disease

Nov. 9, 2017 | By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service

Obesity and prostate cancer are two of the most common medical issues facing older men today, especially veterans. A new study aims to determine whether weight loss achieved through a diet and exercise will improve the health of men in active surveillance for prostate cancer.

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What’s new in prostate cancer? 5 things to watch

Highlights from the Institute for Prostate Cancer Research 2017 community symposium

March 22, 2017 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Five new research developments in prostate cancer for men to keep their eyes on.

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How growing a mustache raises awareness for men’s health

Fred Hutch's Dr. Jonathan Wright answered questions about Movember in our latest tweet chat

Nov. 25, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service

Have you noticed that many of you coworkers sporting a mo this month? Dr. Jonathan Wright answers questions on twitter about Movember.

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Free 'Breakthroughs In Prostate Cancer Research' symposium March 16

Institute for Prostate Cancer Research event features Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists discussing advances in genetically tailored treatment for prostate cancer; register by March 9

March 4, 2013

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Circumcision may reduce prostate cancer risk

Jonathan Wright-led study shows males circumcised before first sexual intercourse 15 percent less likely to develop prostate cancer

March 12, 2012

A new analysis led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers found circumcision before a male's first sexual intercourse may help protect against prostate cancer. Published online March 12 in the journal Cancer, the study suggests that circumcision can hinder infection and inflammation that may lead to this malignancy.

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