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Integrative oncology program opens at SCCA

Research and rigor will guide integrative therapies that help cancer patients tolerate standard treatment

Nov. 1, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Cancer patients can now receive acupuncture and other integrative therapies to help them deal with the side effects of treatment through the SCCA’s new Integrative Medicine Program, headed by Hutch researcher Dr. Heather Greenlee.

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Squelching ovarian cancer: the not-so-silent killer

The search continues for new biomarkers, better outcomes and, yes, cures for this deadly disease

Sept. 17, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, but Fred Hutch researchers are working year-round to find ways to detect the disease early and shut it down for good. Read on for a handful of ovarian cancer research highlights.

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Parsing the deadliness of prostate cancer

Fred Hutch researcher zeroes in on biomarkers to better predict aggressive form of the disease

Sept. 4, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Prostate cancers are not all the same. Some are extremely aggressive: They can and do kill. Others are slow-growing and don’t kill: Men die with them, not of them. How can doctors and patients discern which one is which? Fred Hutch's Dr. Janet Stanford believes she may have found a way.

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Supper, sleep, circadian rhythms and cancer risk

Q&A: How going against our internal clock can trigger disease

July 19, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study out of Barcelona suggests when you eat may be just as critical as what you eat, at least with regard to breast and prostate cancer risk. We sat down with principal investigator Dr. Manolis Kogevinas, currently a visiting professor at Fred Hutch, for his insights on how circadian disruption can impact our health.

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Endometriosis linked to childhood abuse

New Fred Hutch collaboration highlights yet another poor health outcome associated with adverse childhood experiences

July 17, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study led by Fred Hutch epidemiologist Dr. Holly Harris found an association between childhood abuse and endometriosis. Women reporting severe to chronic abuse had a 79 percent higher risk of developing the condition.

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Acupuncture can curb treatment-related joint pain in breast cancer patients

Large, randomized trial shows integrative approach relieves common side effect of estrogen-suppressing drug

July 10, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Results from a large multicenter trial published today in JAMA offer good news to early stage breast cancer patients dealing with painful side effects from powerful estrogen-squelching drugs known as aromatase inhibitors.

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