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New Science Spotlight Articles

Every month, Fred Hutch postdoc writer/editors summarize two papers from each of our scientific divisions to stimulate collaborations across campus
10 NEW August 26, 2019

Women's Health Initiative’s landmark hormone replacement research 10 years after

Seminal study found significantly higher risk of heart disease, stroke, breast cancer from combined hormone replacement therapy; as a result, 15,000-20,000 fewer breast cancer cases each year
Hutch News - June 25, 2012

Postmenopausal estrogen use brings both benefits, risks

Longer-term Women’s Health Initiative follow-up of estrogen therapy users finds reduced risk of breast cancer, decreased heart disease in younger women
Hutch News - April 11, 2011

Obesity, inactivity may increase risk of breast cancers

Study finds women with highest body fat face higher risk of ’triple-negative’ and estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers; risk drops with fitness gains
Hutch News - March 14, 2011

Health risks continue after combined menopausal hormone therapy stops

Women's Health Initiative follow-up study confirms that health risks of long-term estrogen plus progestin hormone therapy outweigh benefits for postmenopausal women
Hutch News - March 10, 2008
Last Modified, August 15, 2019