Hutch News

African American cancer 'mortality gap' widens for breast, colorectal cancers

African American cancer ‘mortality gap’ narrows in most cancers, but disparities remain — and widen — for breast, colorectal cancers
Hutch News - February 22, 2016

Power of the personal: Medical advocacy's lifesaving role for African-American cancer patients

New study demonstrates the impact of clear discussions, support from medical providers - and shows room for improvement
Hutch News - October 15, 2014

HVTU, SCCA partner for Langston Hughes film festival April 16

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s HIV Vaccine Trials Unit and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance will present an evening of three short films and discussion on the impact of HIV/AIDS in the Black community
Hutch News - April 16, 2013

Delaying childbirth reduce risk of breast cancer - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Waiting to have first child 15 years or more after starting menstruation reduces risk of triple-negative breast cancer by up to 60 percent
Releases - December 12, 2012

Genetic variant linked to inflammation identified in African American women

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Dr. Alexander Reiner conducts first large-scale, genomewide association study of elevated C-reactive protein in African American and Hispanic American women
Hutch News - September 03, 2012

Cancer survival disparities: Access, economics and more

An analysis of clinical trial data implicates biological factors behind worse outcomes for African Americans with breast, ovarian or prostate cancer
Hutch News - August 24, 2009

Study links birth-control pill to rare breast cancer

Kathi Malone and colleagues associate oral contraceptive use with high risk of triple-negative breast cancer in young women
Hutch News - May 04, 2009
Last Modified, August 15, 2019