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.
Fred Hutch researchers move closer to cracking the code on how genes and environmental factors influence colorectal cancer risk
March 17, 2015
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
A new study by public health researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has discovered that the benefits of using aspirin and NSAIDs like ibuprofen to cut colorectal cancer risk actually hinge on a person’s particular DNA.
A new study identifies two genetic variants that may determine one’s risk for the disease
Oct. 24, 2013
| By Andy Koopmans
A new study suggests that interactions between one's genes and diet may be responsible for elevated risk of colorectal cancer in people who consume red and processed meats. The study also found a genetic variant associated with reduced colorectal cancer risk