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Double down on cancer cures

Fred Hutch president urges twofold boost in US cancer-research funding

May 5, 2016 | By Dr. Gary Gilliland

In a commentary, Dr. Gary Gilliland writes: If ever there was a moment to double down on our national cancer-research investment, the time is now.

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Low-fat diet reduces risk of breast cancer and subsequent death

Women’s Health Initiative study indicates benefit to low-fat, fruit and veggie-rich diet

April 18, 2016 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Women’s Health Initiative study indicates benefit to low-fat, fruit and veggie-rich diet

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Good News at Fred Hutch

VIDD researchers receive $1.7M grant to study post-transplant infections; Dr. Joshua Roth receives scientific achievement award; Dr. Patrick Mitchell receives microbiology award; Dr. Jesse Bloom named Pew scholar

June 11, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

VIDD researchers receive $1.7M grant to study post-transplant infections; Dr. Joshua Roth receives scientific achievement award; Dr. Patrick Mitchell receives microbiology award; Dr. Jesse Bloom named Pew scholar

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Understanding Angelina Jolie Pitt’s medical choices

Actress, filmmaker lauded for raising awareness and saving lives, but her actions also bring up questions

March 25, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Angelina Jolie Pitt's openness about her recent surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes is credited with raising awareness about genetic mutations that can drive cancer -- but also some questions. Fred Hutch experts offer answers and insight.

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On the quest for truth

The Women’s Health Initiative launches two new studies to find out the real benefits of multivitamins, cocoa and exercise

March 20, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

The Women's Health Initiative, based at Fred Hutch, is launching two large studies designed to discover the health benefits (or risks) of cocoa, multivitamins and exercise in older adults.

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Family history of prostate cancer raises a woman’s risk of breast cancer

Women’s Health Initiative study finds strongest association among African-American women

March 11, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A large new study using data from the Women’s Health Initiative has found that women whose fathers, brothers and sons had prostate cancer may also have a higher risk for breast cancer.

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