A new twist to menopausal hormone replacement dilemma
Sept. 12, 2017
| Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service
New follow-up research to a landmark study on menopausal hormone replacement therapy has found that women assigned to those drugs on the study had no higher risk of death than women who took a placebo.
Healthy prevention tips from a new data analysis of studies on 29 million adults: move your body, cancer-proof your plate
Sept. 6, 2017
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
A new report by an international panel of scientists, including Fred Hutch cancer prevention researcher Dr. Anne McTiernan, breaks down the impact diet and physical activity can have on colorectal cancer.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center bioengineer and cancer researcher Dr. Cyrus Ghajar has focused much of his work on what causes breast cancer cells to metastasize. Now, with the help of a new $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, Ghajar and his team are hoping to crack open a mystery that has long puzzled scientists in the field: Why do metastatic cells, which can proliferate in many organs, nearly always fail to grow in skeletal muscles, which account for as much as half the body mass of an adult?