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E-news from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center  |  October 2012
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Learn how research-based strategies like exercising and keeping alcohol consumption low can reduce your breast cancer risk.
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A new study predicts that men with low-risk prostate cancer who take a wait-and-see approach have similar outcomes to those who have their prostates removed.
Three questions can identify women who have symptoms that could indicate ovarian cancer, helping catch the disease when it is most treatable.
Fred Hutch scientists are unraveling how obesity increases cancer risk and defining exercise and nutrition strategies to reduce it.
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Fred Hutch researchers have made potentially game-changing discoveries in pancreatic cancer, leukemia, prostate cancer, genetic diseases, muscular dystrophy and HIV.
A new blood test uses genetic discoveries to improve how bone marrow transplant patients and donors are matched, potentially reducing graft-vs.-host disease.
Diversity among our researchers is essential, says Dr. Beti Thompson, because it promotes creative and intellectual vigor and increases our ability to serve the community.
Please join us for the first ever Breakthrough Breakfast, Nov. 2, 7-9 a.m. Meet the scientists behind breakthrough research that is saving lives around the world and learn what the future holds in their efforts to eradicate cancer. Register now »
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Grady is developing innovative ways to detect colon cancer, including noninvasive alternatives to colonoscopy.
Hutchinson Center in the News
Some women actually have men on the brain
Los Angeles Times, Sept. 27, 2012
Health advocates reach out to Hispanics
The Yakima Herald-Republic, Sept. 23, 2012
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