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Latest Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Stories

2012-05-03 18:46:09

For the first time, scientists have found what could be a causative link between the concentration of circulating Y-chromosome fetal cells in women who gave birth to children of either sex and their risk of later developing breast cancer and colon cancer.

2012-04-04 21:19:53

The first large-scale U.S.-based study to evaluate the link between an injectable form of progestin-only birth control and breast cancer risk in young women has found that recent use of a year or more doubles the risk.

2012-03-21 00:38:11

Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have discovered a literal 'break through' in pancreatic cancer.

2012-03-19 16:54:33

Pancreas cancer tumors spread quickly and are notoriously resistant to treatment, making them among the deadliest of malignancies.

2012-01-11 21:52:20

Among overweight and obese adults, a diet rich in slowly digested carbohydrates, such as whole grains, legumes and other high-fiber foods, significantly reduces markers of inflammation associated with chronic disease.

2011-11-23 08:00:00

Seattle Chocolates supports breast cancer awareness through sales of select truffle bars, but this year they took their efforts several thousand feet further.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.