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How to reduce the odds of getting cancer

May 25, 2018 | By Dr. Anne McTiernan

Fred Hutch's Dr. Anne McTiernan comments on a new cancer prevention report, which she helped compile, that highlights how you can reduce your risk for many cancers.

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Top 10 tips to cut your cancer risk

Vegetables and exercise may not be glamorous, but they could save your life, expert report confirms

May 24, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch's Dr. Anne McTiernan was part of an international panel that just issued new cancer prevention recommendations. Read their top 10 tips for sidestepping the disease through diet, exercise and healthy habits.

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Machine learning provides new insights into tumor suppression

Algorithm illuminated surprising metabolic effects of important cancer gene

May 7, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

A machine learning algorithm helped Fred Hutch scientists solve a challenging problem in cancer genomics. And the surprising answer has revealed potential new targets for cancer drugs.

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Fred Hutch and Microsoft partner for better cancer care delivery

Project to flag treatment-related symptoms early is revealed at Seattle conference

May 4, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

A Fred Hutch-Microsoft partnership to develop and pilot test technology to help cancer patients was revealed at the fifth annual Value in Cancer Care Summit, held Thursday in Seattle.

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Finasteride can reduce prostate cancer risk long term

Fred Hutch study taps big data to tease out extended cancer-prevention benefit of drug used for enlarged prostate, hair loss

March 21, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch public health researcher Dr. Joe Unger used an innovative trial design to confirm finasteride, a drug used to treat enlarged prostate or hair loss in men, has a long-term protective effect against prostate cancer.

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A roadmap for precision colorectal cancer screening

New study combines environmental, lifestyle and genetic information to create a more nuanced risk-prediction model

March 15, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Public health researchers at Fred Hutch are working on a more nuanced risk-prediction model for colorectal cancer. What could it mean for you?

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