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Stories tagged 'Breast Cancer'

Reducing the cancer burden for women around the globe

Dr. Nancy Davidson on improving outcomes for women with breast, lung and colorectal cancer

April 9, 2019 | By Jill Christensen / Fred Hutch News Service

These cancers affect more women worldwide than any others. How are researchers working to save women's lives from breast, lung and colon cancers?

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Blood clots: What cancer patients need to know

A common side effect of cancer and its treatment gets renewed attention and potential new therapies

March 29, 2019 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Blood clots can be a common – and even deadly – side effect of both cancer and its treatment. Fred Hutch's Dr. Gary Lyman, an expert in blood clots (also known as thrombi) is helping set national policy on how blood clots can be prevented in order to reduce medical costs and save patient lives.

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Is it possible to prevent breast cancer metastasis?

Study reveals how blood vessels in the bone marrow protect dormant tumor cells, suggests a way to kill them in their sleep

Jan. 21, 2019 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

New work led by Fred Hutch translational researcher Dr. Cyrus Ghajar may have found a way to essentially smother dormant disseminated cancer cells in their sleep, preventing them from ever waking up and forming deadly metastatic tumors.

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