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The sexual aftermath of cancer

From impotence to ‘chemopause’ to missing body parts, treatment side effects can mess with patients’ sex lives — why don’t we talk about it more?

July 28, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

From impotence to "chemopause" to missing body parts, the side effects of cancer treatment can really mess with someone's sex life. But do we talk about it? Not so much. It's the elephant in the bedroom.

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'Every step was for them'

Over 1,200 climb the Space Needle to raise crucial research funds for Fred Hutch

Oct. 5, 2015 | By Megan Herndon / Fred Hutch News Service

Cancer survivors, community members and other supporters of Fred Hutch ascended 832 steps to to the top of the Space Needle to raise money for cancer research Saturday.

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Fertility after cancer: Young women less likely to be told about options

New study finds young male cancer patients twice as likely to be counseled on preserving fertility

July 27, 2015 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

A new nationwide study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s reveals that young male cancer patients were twice as likely as young women to be counseled on ways to preserve their fertility, such as freezing sperm or eggs.

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