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Prevention community mourns Dr. Alan Kristal, cancer epidemiologist

Pioneering researcher studied how diet can lower cancer risk

March 28, 2019 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Alan Kristal, a Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center epidemiologist and a trained chef whose zest for life was matched by his zeal to discover ways to reduce the risk of cancer, died Friday in Seattle. He was 66.

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Vitamin E, selenium linked to increased prostate cancer risk

New Fred Hutch study raises caution about high doses of supplements

Feb. 21, 2014 | By Linda Carroll

New Fred Hutch study raises caution about high doses of supplements. Vitamin E, selenium linked to increased prostate cancer risk.

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Omega-3 fatty acids may boost prostate cancer risk

Conversely, Brasky and colleagues find high percentage of unhealthy trans-fatty acids linked with decreased high-grade prostate cancer risk

May 2, 2011 | By Kristen Woodward

Analyzing data from a nationwide study involving more than 3,400 men, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Public Health Sciences Division researchers found that males with the highest blood percentages of docosahexaenoic acid, an inflammation-lowering omega-3 fatty acid commonly found in fatty fish, have two-and-a-half-times the risk of developing aggressive, high-grade prostate cancer compared to men with the lowest DHA levels.

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