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Obesity Significantly Increases Prostate Cancer Risk in African-American Men


Obesity in black men substantially increases the risk of low- and high-grade prostate cancer, while obesity in white men moderately reduces the risk of low-grade cancer and only slightly increases the risk of high-grade cancer, according to the...
14-Apr-2015 2:00 PM EDT

Selenide Protects Heart Muscle in the Wake of Cardiac Arrest


Damage to heart muscle from insufficient blood supply during cardiac arrest and reperfusion injury after blood flow is restored can be reduced by nearly 90 percent if selenide, a form of the essential nutrient selenium, is administered intravenously...
9-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

The Link Between Aspirin, NSAIDs and Colon Cancer Prevention May Hinge on Genetic Variations


The link between taking aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDS, and colorectal cancer prevention is well established, but the mechanisms behind the protective effect have not been understood. A new study, co-led by investigators...
13-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

New Type of Biomarker Shows Promise in Improving Prostate Cancer Care

Fred Hutch researcher, Dr. Andrew Hsieh, has identified two biomarkers that may improve oncologists’ ability to predict which patients’ prostate cancer will recur after surgery, long before the development of visible cancer elsewhere in the...
4-Mar-2015 6:00 AM EST

Fred Hutch Health Economist Gary Lyman Edits Essential Reference Book for Clinical Oncologists


Oncologist and health economist Gary Lyman, M.D., M.P.H., co-director of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, is editor of the second edition of the Oxford American Handbook of Oncology...
27-Feb-2015 7:05 PM EST

Fred Hutch Approved for a $7.75M Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute


A research team led by Scott Ramsey, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, or HICOR, has been approved for a $7.75 million, four-year funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, or...
24-Feb-2015 8:00 PM EST

‘Mother of Bone Marrow Transplantation’ Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Thomas Dies at 92


Dorothy “Dottie” Thomas, wife and research partner to 1990 Nobel laureate E. Donnall Thomas, M.D., died the evening of Friday, Jan. 9. She was 92. Don Thomas, pioneer of the bone marrow transplant and former director of the Clinical Research...
10-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

Getting Ready to Quit Smoking in the New Year?


WebQuit is an online quit-smoking program and research study being conducted by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The WebQuit study, funded by the National Cancer Institute, is testing two online quit-smoking programs to learn...
22-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

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Fred Hutch Ovarian Symptom Screening Expert Available to Discuss Warning Signs, Risk Factors


24-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Looking for Great American Smokeout Sources? Fred Hutch Psychologist Jonathan Bricker Can Discuss the Latest Research-Based Smoking Interventions


Living healthy is hard. Most people who try to change habits, such as smoking, will lapse. But science is giving new hope. Dr. Jonathan Bricker is an internationally recognized scientific leader in a bold approach called acceptance and commitment...
4-Nov-2014 5:10 PM EST

Fred Hutch (@HutchinsonCtr) Expert Available to Discuss #Ovarian Cancer Symptoms, Screening, Risk Factors during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month


16-Sep-2014 4:50 PM EDT

Smoking-Cessation Expert and Psychologist Dr. Jonathan Bricker Comments on CVS' Decision to Ban the Sale of Tobacco Products


6-Feb-2014 6:00 PM EST

Dr. Benjaimin Anderson, Expert in Global Breast Health, Available as Source for World Cancer Day Feb. 4


3-Feb-2014 2:00 PM EST

Colleen Delaney: An Expert in Cord Blood Transplantation


8-Jan-2014 5:00 PM EST

Expert on Prostate Cancer Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment Uses Statistical and Computer Modeling for Policy Development


Dr. Ruth Etzioni, a biostatistician, is a member of the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She focuses on statistical and computer modeling for policy development, with a focus on prostate cancer research. A...
28-Aug-2013 1:00 PM EDT

Expert Available to Comment on HIV "Cure"


3-Jul-2013 1:30 PM EDT

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