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How mutations in a single gene alter the course of a deadly brain cancer

New laboratory study of glioma links more aggressive immune response to poorer prognosis

May 23, 2017 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study in the aggressive brain cancer known as glioma found that higher levels of immune cells correlated with poorer survival.

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Feng receives $1.2 million DOD grant for prostate research

Canary Foundation-supported biostatistician will work on validating biomarkers for prostate cancer prognosis

Aug. 1, 2011

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Dr. Ziding Feng has won a 1.2 million grant for prostate cancer studies from the U.S. Department of Defense‘s United States Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity. Feng is one of three Canary Foundation Prostate Team researchers awarded a total of $2.25 million in DOD grants.

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First TREC conference draws international interest

150 researchers came to the Center to discuss diet, exercise and obesity's relationship to cancer survival

Oct. 12, 2009 | By Colleen Steelquist

A first-ever conference focused on the relationship of diet, physical activity and obesity to cancer survivorship and prognosis brought 150 attendees from around the world to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center last week.

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Advanced prostate cancer and the age factor

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance physicians design University of Washington-based study to examine association between age at prostate-cancer diagnosis and health outcomes

June 8, 2009

To investigate the impact of age on prostate-cancer prognosis, Drs. Daniel Lin and Bruce Montgomery of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and University of Washington colleague Michael Porter designed a study at the UW to examine the association between age at diagnosis and health outcomes in men diagnosed with prostate cancer in the U.S.

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Proteins may predict breast-cancer survival

Markers for inflammation discovered in breast-cancer survivors are linked to survival

June 1, 2009 | By Dean Forbes

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center-led research has identified two proteins in the blood that could become important prognostic markers for long-term survival in breast-cancer patients. The proteins are associated with chronic inflammation, which is known to contribute to cancer development and progression.

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