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Shedding New Light on Breast Cancer Metastasis

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It has long been thought that cancer metastasizes, or spreads, when a single cancer cell escapes from the original tumor, travels through the bloodstream and sets up shop in distant organs. However, a growing body of evidence suggests that these bad...
29-Jan-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Phone Counseling Found Insufficient to Help Teen Smokers Stay Quit Into Young Adulthood

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In a 14-year study involving more than 2,000 teen smokers in 50 Washington state high schools, a team of cancer prevention researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that one year of telephone counseling using motivational...
1-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch Joins Nation’s Cancer Centers in Endorsing HPV Vaccination for Cancer Prevention

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In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has joined with 67 other top U.S. cancer centers in issuing a statement urging for increased vaccination in adolescent girls...
27-Jan-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover Gene in Fruit Files That Explains How One Species Evolved Into Two

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Evolutionary biologists at Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, University of Washington and the University of Utah may have solved a century-old evolutionary riddle: How did two related fruit fly species arise from one?
16-Dec-2015 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify a New Mode of Drug Resistance to Emerging Therapies in Prostate Cancer

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Advanced prostate cancer is a disease notoriously resistant to treatment. New research by scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of California, San Francisco sheds light on a new mode of drug resistance to emerging...
16-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Better Help for Menopausal Women

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Dr. Katherine A. Guthrie, a biostatistician at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, is co-leading a $7 million grant for a multicenter clinical trial that will compare popular treatments for menopause-related vaginal symptoms ranging from dryness...
5-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Immunotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer Boosts Survival by More Than 75% in Mice

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A new study in mice by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that a specialized type of immunotherapy — even when used without chemotherapy or radiation — can boost survival from pancreatic cancer, a nearly...
27-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Findings on Immune Response Inform Direction of HIV Vaccine Development

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Analyses of landmark RV144 HIV vaccine study volunteers revealed that those who developed a unique set of vaccine-induced antibodies in combination with a high level of CD4 T-cell responses to the outer portion of the HIV virus, called its...
21-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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