Latest Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Stories
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.
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.
Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have discovered a literal 'break through' in pancreatic cancer.
Pancreas cancer tumors spread quickly and are notoriously resistant to treatment, making them among the deadliest of malignancies.
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.
Seattle Chocolates supports breast cancer awareness through sales of select truffle bars, but this year they took their efforts several thousand feet further.
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