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Closing the rural-urban cancer survival gap

‘Guideline care’ in clinical trials erased cancer death-rate disparities

Aug. 17, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Cancer patients in rural areas of the United States die of their disease at significantly higher rates than those residing in U.S. cities, and scientists at Fred Hutch are trying to find out why.

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Acupuncture can curb treatment-related joint pain in breast cancer patients

Large, randomized trial shows integrative approach relieves common side effect of estrogen-suppressing drug

July 10, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Results from a large multicenter trial published today in JAMA offer good news to early stage breast cancer patients dealing with painful side effects from powerful estrogen-squelching drugs known as aromatase inhibitors.

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Fred Hutch at ASCO

Immunotherapy advances, insights into health economics and leadership awards dominate oncology gathering

June 5, 2018 | By Fred Hutch staff

Immunotherapy advances, insights into health economics and leadership awards dominate oncology gathering

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Finasteride can reduce prostate cancer risk long term

Fred Hutch study taps big data to tease out extended cancer-prevention benefit of drug used for enlarged prostate, hair loss

March 21, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch public health researcher Dr. Joe Unger used an innovative trial design to confirm finasteride, a drug used to treat enlarged prostate or hair loss in men, has a long-term protective effect against prostate cancer.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Sept. 2, 2016

Global Oncology wins NCI grant; 1100 Eastlake Building honored; Bish Paul pens essay in Science; Dr. Joseph Unger leads finasteride study.

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In defense of the negative result

Large cancer clinical trials that ‘fail’ carry just as much scientific oomph as positive findings, new study shows

March 10, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers have found a positive side to negative results in cancer clinical trials -- among all the publications resulting from large cancer clinical trials, negative trials have just as much scientific impact as positive findings.

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