Dr. Polly Newcomb

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Dr. Polly Newcomb

Dr. Polly Newcomb is a member of Fred Hutch's Public Health Sciences Division. She reserach includes genetics, etiology, early detection and survivorship of breast and colorectal cancer.

Resources for more information

  • Overview of Polly Newcomb's Research
    A broad range of research in genetics, etiology, early detection and survivorship of breast and colorectal cancer.
  • Polly Newcomb – Brief Curriculum Vitae
    Appointments, affiliations and researcher interests.
  • Public Health Sciences Division
    Using large populations as their laboratory, Public Health researchers look for links between cancer and its possible triggers, from diet and lifestyle to environmental and genetic factors.
  • CORE Family Studies
    the Seattle Colon Cancer Family Registry Cohort (CCFRC), we are a cancer registry and research project that has studied colon cancer in families since 1997. More than 2,300 people diagnosed with colorectal cancer have enrolled in our registry, as well as nearly 5,500 of their relatives. 


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