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Squelching ovarian cancer: the not-so-silent killer

The search continues for new biomarkers, better outcomes and, yes, cures for this deadly disease

Sept. 17, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, but Fred Hutch researchers are working year-round to find ways to detect the disease early and shut it down for good. Read on for a handful of ovarian cancer research highlights.

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So you're BRCA, now what?

A Fred Hutch researcher and breast cancer survivor talks about her inherited mutation and how it helped guide her decisions

Nov. 8, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

As research sheds ever more light on hereditary cancers and the genes that cause them, a portion of the population is being faced with some very difficult choices. Do you test or not test? Share information about deadly mutations with relatives or keep it to yourself? Get preventive surgery or blindly hope cancer doesn’t strike? A Fred Hutch researcher, BRCA carrier and cancer survivor, takes us through her decision-making process.

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'They blasted it all over'

Controversial morcellation procedure to remove fibroids can spread undiagnosed cancer

July 30, 2014 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Morcellation, a controversial procedure that removes fibroids, can spread undiagnosed cancer.

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Arnold floor named to honor Canary Foundation

Urban, Hanash and several other early detection researchers are foundation grant recipients

Aug. 30, 2010 | By Christi Ball Loso

The fifth floor of the Arnold Building, which houses the labs of Drs. Nicole Urban and Samir Hanash, has a new name in honor of the Cancary Foundation, which funds the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s early cancer detection research.

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Harnessing cancer's inner enemy

UW, Center collaborative study on innate immunity to ovarian-cancer protein paves way for new immune-based therapies for the disease

Feb. 16, 2006 | By BARBARA BERG

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