U.S. veterans help shed light on link between dropping pounds and slowing progression of the disease
Nov. 9, 2017
| By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service
Obesity and prostate cancer are two of the most common medical issues facing older men today, especially veterans. A new study aims to determine whether weight loss achieved through a diet and exercise will improve the health of men in active surveillance for prostate cancer.
Nov. 1, 2017
| By Drs. Beti Thompson and Nancy E. Davidson
As another Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to an end, a troubling inequity must remain front and center: Black women are being left behind by our efforts to end the suffering caused by this disease. This disparity can be narrowed with two steps: Boost research on the types of breast cancer that are more prevalent among black women, and improve outreach efforts to inform them.
A common sentiment: 'Pink is a color, not a cure. We need research, not ribbons.'
Oct. 31, 2017
| By Fred Hutch News Service
As another Breast Cancer Awareness Month winds down, we asked patients and others who follow Fred Hutch on social media to tell us what they would like people to be aware of with regard to this high-profile cancer.