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How one man with breast cancer is helping researchers learn

Much of what’s known about breast cancer is based on studies of women; after Dr. Oliver Bogler was diagnosed, he decided to help change that

Feb. 8, 2016 | By Dr. Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Much of what’s known about breast cancer is based on studies of women. After Dr. Oliver Bogler was diagnosed, he decided to help change that and embarked on a journey as a cancer patient and clinical trial participant, aiming to provide science more insight into male breast cancer in every way possible.

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Good sleep may improve breast cancer survival

First-of-its-kind study finds link between pre-diagnosis sleep deprivation and increased breast cancer mortality

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

A new study by Fred Hutch public health researchers suggests good sleep isn’t just important for overall health – it may also improve your chances of breast cancer survival.

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Survivors mark milestones with cancerversaries

Tattoos, feats of strength and fundraising are some of the ways patients observe significant dates

April 14, 2014 | By Diane Mapes

Some run marathons, sponsor fundraisers or spend the day in prayer. Others purchase plaques, throw toney soirees or travel to meaningful locales to mark their “cancerversaries,” those key dates that fall a year (or more) out from diagnosis, surgery and/or the end of treatment.

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Ovary removal by age 35 to reduce cancer risk?

Fred Hutch researchers weigh in on new recommendation that women with BRCA1 gene mutation have ovaries removed by age 35

Feb. 26, 2014 | By Linda Carroll

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Cancer deaths decline, but more could be prevented through lifestyle changes, screening

New report by the American Cancer Society estimates 585,000 in the U.S. will die of cancer in 2014

Jan. 9, 2014 | By Diane Mapes

Cancer deaths have declined according to American Cancer Society report, but more could be prevented through lifestyle changes and screening.

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Korde named Prevention Center director

Breast cancer physician-researcher Dr. Larissa Korde takes the helm of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's comprehensive research study shared resource

Oct. 15, 2012 | By Colleen Steelquist

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