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Stories tagged 'Cancer Prevention Program'

What you need to know about colon cancer

Video: Dr. Amanda Phipps shares prevention tips and findings from recent studies

March 20, 2017 | Bo Jungmayer / Fred Hutch News Service

Video: During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Fred Hutch's Dr. Amanda Phipps discusses prevention tips and findings from the latest studies.

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Little tweaks that pack a healthy punch

Looking for a new year reset? These small steps can make a big difference when it comes to your overall health

Jan. 3, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Getting back on track after a tough year is a little easier when you're surrounded by an entire division full of crackerjack public health researchers. Fred Hutch writer Diane Mapes shares a few small steps that can make a big impact on your health in the new year.

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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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Diet tops exercise for cutting weight, cancer risk, new study shows

Overweight and obese women lowered levels of proteins associated with cancer after one year of calorie, fat reductions

July 13, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Whether cutting pounds or cancer risk, the crunches in your salad trump the crunches in your workout, say scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Fat or Fiction? The truth about 9 diet myths

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Does fat content matter more than calories? A nutrition researcher weighs in

June 1, 2016 | By Dr. Anne McTiernan / Fred Hutch News Service

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day when it comes to weight loss? Does fat content matter more than calories? Nutrition researcher Dr. Anne McTiernan weighs in.

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Testing without context

Nearly two-thirds of women who get tested for BRCA mutations don’t receive genetic counseling first

Oct. 1, 2015 | by Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Most women who undergo genetic testing to help determine their risk of hereditary breast cancer do not first receive counseling by a trained genetic professional, according to a new study. Our experts weigh in.

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