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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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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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Video: Beneficial breast cancer drug has its risks

Li study confirms his earlier finding that associates long-term tamoxifen use with more than four-fold increased risk of aggressive, difficult to treat type of contralateral breast cancer

Aug. 26, 2009 | By Kristen Woodward

Findings by Dr. Christopher Li, and colleagues at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center indicate that while long-term tamoxifen use among breast cancer survivors decreases their risk of developing the most common, less aggressive type of second breast cancer, such use is associated with a more than four-fold increased risk of a more aggressive, difficult-to-treat type of cancer in the breast opposite, or contralateral, to the initial tumor.

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