Latest Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle Stories

2012-03-29 23:28:42

Women who have been infected by two different strains of HIV from two different sexual partners – a condition known as HIV superinfection – have more potent antibody responses that block the replication of the virus compared to women who've only been infected once.

2012-03-12 10:44:49

A new study published Monday in the journal Cancer finds that circumcised men may have a slightly lower risk of developing prostate cancer than those who still have their foreskin.

2011-05-11 06:15:00

Frequent users of acetaminophen are at a slightly increased risk for blood cancers, according to new research from scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington.

2011-01-30 08:50:00

Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle found that the risk of breast cancer may be reduced to as much as 50 percent in women experiencing menopausal symptoms.

2010-08-19 15:12:00

LEIDEN, The Netherlands, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly two decades after they identified the specific genetic flaw that causes a common type of muscular dystrophy, scientists believe they have figured out how that flaw brings about the disease.

2010-01-28 15:11:28

Use of symptoms to trigger a medical evaluation for ovarian cancer does not appear to detect early-stage ovarian cancer earlier and would likely result in diagnosis in only 1 out of 100 women in the general population with such symptoms.

2008-11-06 13:35:00

US researchers said on Thursday that women who have a history of migraine headaches are far less likely to develop breast cancer than other women.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.