Patient stories provide a powerful medium for healing, as well as learning about disease, new study confirms
Sept. 2, 2016
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
Sharing a cancer story can be powerful, especially within communities of color. A new study out from Fred Hutch's Health Disparities Research Center confirms that sharing stories of cancer and other illness help patients heal and provide hope, strength and encouragement to others.
Five-year extension of Yakima Valley program expands health promotion efforts to include Hispanic communities in Franklin County
Nov. 8, 2010
| By Kristen Woodward
Dr. Beti Thompson of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Public Health Sciences Division received a five-year, $4.29 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to extend ongoing research aimed at reducing cancer disparities among Hispanics in the Yakima Valley.
Team from Thompson Studies and Spirit of EAGLES will expand award-winning ‘Cancer 101’ for Northwest tribal and Hispanic communities
Oct. 25, 2010
| By Galen Motin Goff
Research on the effectiveness of a cancer-education program for Native communities has led to a $170,000 federal stimulus grant to Dr. Beti Thompson of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Public Health Sciences Division.
Beti Thompson to lead five-year effort based at Center
May 10, 2010
| By Kristen Woodward
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $10.24 million to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to direct a five-year study that aims to understand and prevent breast cancer disparities in Hispanic women.
Women’s Health Initiative substudy shows small, consistent mammographic changes
Nov. 23, 2009
| By Colleen Steelquist
A Women’s Health Initiative ancillary study by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists concludes that estrogen-alone hormone therapy causes a sustained and modest increase in mammographic density in postmenopausal women, a risk factor for breast cancer. The results of the study were published online Nov. 10 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
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