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5 things you can do to reduce your risk of colorectal cancer

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.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

May 25, 2017

A team of Fred Hutch researchers led by principal investigator Dr. Eric Holland has received $400,000 for a two-year pilot study to test several novel immunotherapy approaches for glioma, an aggressive brain cancer. The study was made possible by the generous support of the Bezos family, which since 2009 has donated and leveraged more than $40 million to Fred Hutch for immunotherapy research.

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Time between first period, first pregnancy affects breast-cancer risk

Study finds longer interval between ages at first menstruation and first pregnancy is associated with higher risk of certain types of breast cancer

Jan. 7, 2008 | By Colleen Steelquist

In the first study of its kind, Dr. Christopher Li and colleagues at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center found that a longer interval between ages at first menstruation and first pregnancy is associated with higher risk of hormonally sensitive types of breast cancer, particularly among white women.

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