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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Oct. 5, 2017

Thanks to robust community support, Fred Hutch vanity plates are now available. For every set of plates sold, the Hutch receives $28 to support its lifesaving, innovative science.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

June 8, 2017

Fred Hutch epidemiologist Dr. Margaret Madeleine just received a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to test whether the preventive HPV vaccine could be also be used as a therapy anogenital precancers.

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Drinking after diagnosis

Alcohol use after breast cancer doesn’t increase your chances of dying of the disease, new study shows, but it does increase overall cancer risk

June 10, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Alcohol use can raise your breast cancer risk. But what does it mean when you've already been diagnosed with the disease? Fred Hutch's Dr. Christopher Li talks about his new study on the subject.

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High blood levels of vitamin D linked to reduced estrogen – and potentially lower breast cancer risk

Study found the hormone-lowering effect to be independent of weight loss

Feb. 25, 2016 | By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service

A Fred Hutch study involving postmenopausal, overweight and obese women who took 2,000 IUs of vitamin D daily for a year found that those whose vitamin D blood levels increased the most had the greatest reductions in blood estrogens, which are a known risk factor for breast cancer.

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Fred Hutch study finds few breast cancer survivors maintain adequate exercise despite benefits

'HEAL Study,' led by Anne McTiernan and researchers in the Public Health Sciences Division, shows sharp drop in physical activity 10 years after diagnosis

April 18, 2013 | By Dean Forbes

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