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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

Selenium and vitamin E supplements can increase risk of prostate cancer in some men - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Vitamin E can heighten the risk in men with low baseline selenium levels; selenium supplements can raise the risk in men with high baseline levels of the trace element
Releases - February 21, 2014

Omega-3 fatty acids may boost prostate cancer risk

Conversely, Brasky and colleagues find high percentage of unhealthy trans-fatty acids linked with decreased high-grade prostate cancer risk
Hutch News - May 02, 2011

Omega-3 fat rich diet may reduce obesity-related diseases

Fish-rich diet linked to reduction in markers of chronic disease risk among overweight Yup’ik Eskimos
Hutch News - March 28, 2011

Video: Study links yoga practice with mindful eating

Kristal study suggests mindful eating can play a key role in long-term weight maintenance
Hutch News - August 03, 2009

Heavy drinking and prostate health don't mix

Kristal and colleagues find heavy, daily drinking increases risk of high-grade prostate cancer and renders preventive drug ineffective
Hutch News - July 13, 2009

Back to nutrition basics for cancer prevention

Editorial by Dr. Alan Kristal concludes that new data on folate supplementation and prostate cancer adds to growing body of knowledge showing micronutrient supplementation does not lower cancer risk
Hutch News - March 16, 2009

What's good for the heart may be good for the prostate

Study finds a diet high in vegetables and lean protein, and low in fat and red meat, combined with moderate alcohol use reduces the risk of symptomatic benign enlargement of the prostate
Hutch News - February 19, 2008

What's good for the heart may be good for the prostate

Study finds a diet high in vegetables and lean protein, and low in fat and red meat, combined with moderate alcohol use reduces the risk of symptomatic benign enlargement of the prostate
Releases - February 12, 2008

Measuring the molecular mechanisms linking diet and prostate cancer

Researchers find DNA-microarray technology can effectively measure impact of low-fat, low-carb diet on gene expression in prostate tissue
Hutch News - November 01, 2007

Reducing a weighty prostate-cancer prognosis

Obesity at the time of prostate-cancer diagnosis dramatically increases the risk of dying from the disease
Hutch News - April 01, 2007

Fat's fatal link to prostate cancer

Finasteride study finds 80 percent increase in risk of aggressive prostate cancer in 'apple-shaped men' with family history of the disease
Hutch News - December 01, 2006

Decoding the biology of prostate cancer

International research team receives $14 million to study mechanisms of prostate-cancer prevention
Hutch News - March 02, 2006

Yoga may help you fight fat

Study suggests overweight, middle-aged people may benefit most from the fat-fighting potential of regular yoga practice
Hutch News - July 21, 2005
Last Modified, August 15, 2019