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Every month, Fred Hutch postdoc writer/editors summarize two papers from each of our scientific divisions to stimulate collaborations across campus
10 NEW September 16, 2019

Move more and sit less for cancer prevention and survival: new HHS guidelines

Recommendations include being active for at least 150 minutes, or two hours and 30 minutes, per week
Hutch News - November 13, 2018

Commentary: How to reduce the odds of getting cancer

‘There are steps you can take that will absolutely cut your risk,’ says Fred Hutch’s Dr. Anne McTiernan, who contributed to a new report on diet, nutrition, physical activity and cancer
Hutch News - May 25, 2018

Dr. Anne McTiernan named to HHS 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee

Fred Hutch cancer prevention expert can discuss how exercise and other lifestyle factors impact cancer risk
Releases - June 29, 2016

Understanding physical activity in the elderly

New Hutchinson Center research will enlist 8,000 women over 80 to determine activity levels needed to maintain heart health and prevent injury from falls
Hutch News - June 11, 2012

Community-based strength training classes safe, effective for cancer survivors

Karen Syrjala and colleagues find mind, body benefits for former patients who participated in YMCA Exercise and Thrive program
Hutch News - January 17, 2012

Diet plus exercise = more weight loss than either method alone

Randomized trial of postmenopausal women found those who combined a low-fat, low-calorie diet with regular aerobic exercise shed nearly 11 percent of their starting weight
Hutch News - April 18, 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

First TREC conference draws international interest

150 researchers came to the Center to discuss diet, exercise and obesity's relationship to cancer survival
Hutch News - October 12, 2009

Study factors activity into cancer survival

Leisenring reports survivors who are at risk for an inactive lifestyle should be high priority for the development and testing of intervention approaches
Hutch News - April 27, 2009

New guidelines for physical activity

Dr. Anne McTiernan co-authored the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' comprehensive new report
Hutch News - October 13, 2008
Last Modified, August 15, 2019