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Progress in ‘precision prevention’ for colorectal cancer

New risk prediction model — not yet ready for clinical use — incorporates genetic, lifestyle and environmental risk factors

April 18, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

In work presented Monday at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting in New Orleans, researchers from Fred Hutch, the University of Michigan and other institutes debuted their latest progress in precision prevention — an in-the-works method to predict risk of colorectal cancer that integrates genetic, lifestyle and environmental risk factors.

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The diet dilemma

In a landscape crowded with contenders that each promise better health, how do you choose the best eating plan?

Jan. 21, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

The diet landscape is crowded with contenders, each one promising better health and longer life, and every 10 minutes a new study comes out that turns the last one on its head. How do we solve this diet dilemma and find an eating plan that works for us – and still makes good scientific sense? We asked top experts at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and elsewhere for their opinions.

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