How can we move toward renewal after two years of nonstop resilience? On Feb. 1, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center President and Director and Raisbeck Endowed Chair holder Dr. Thomas J. Lynch spoke with Fred Hutch experts about the science of cancer prevention.
At the virtual Science Says community event, Lynch and the panelists talked about how to fine-tune behaviors — especially diet, exercise and smoking — to lower our risk of cancer and other diseases. Here are a few top-level take-homes:
Lynch also got answers to new questions about COVID-19 from infectious disease physician Dr. Catherine Liu.
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Locally in the Seattle area, "our case counts have started to decline, which is has been positive news," Liu said during the event's COVID Corner portion. "Though numbers still continue to remain quite, quite high, so we continue to urge people to stay cautious while we learn about this new variant." She also discussed the latest data on BA.2 (a newer subvariant of omicron), the anticipated role of vaccination for children under age 5, and the immunological impact of receiving a booster dose vs. getting infected with SARS-CoV-2.
For other resources, and info about clinical studies our panelists mentioned, check out these links:
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