Breast Cancer Research

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Early Detection
Risk Factors
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Early Detection

Thanks, Angelina -- Now let's help women with breast cancer in poor countries
The Huffington Post, May 22, 2013
Op-ed mentioning the work of the Breast Health Global Initiative (BHGI), co-sponsored by Fred Hutch and Susan G. Komen for the Cure®

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance physician honored for inspirational breast cancer care
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center news release, April 19, 2013 

Language barrier puts Latina breast cancer patients at risk, March 26, 2013
Quotes Dr. Beti Thompson about delayed breast cancer diagnosis among Latina patients

International breast health global summit will focus on supportive care and quality of life
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center news release, April 18, 2012 

Seattle doctor to launch breast cancer detection project in Uganda
Humanosphere, March 28, 2012
Article on Dr. Connie Lehman’s award from GE cancer challenge


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Risk Factors  

Reducing breast and ovarian cancer risk: a Q&A with a Fred Hutch cancer researcher
Fred Hutch Petri Dish Blog, May 15, 2103
Q+A with Dr. Kathi Malone.

Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy: What you should know according to Fred Hutch experts
Fred Hutch Petri Dish Blog, May 15, 2103
Interviews with Drs. Kathi Malone and Julie Gralow. May 14, 2013.

Our Babies, Our Selves
Seattle Met magazine, April 19, 2013
Story about research into fetal microchimerism focuses on work of Drs. J. Lee Nelson and V.K. Gadi

Study: Waiting to have kids may reduce risk of a type of breast cancer
The Atlantic, Dec. 18, 2012
Mentions a Fred Hutch study by Dr. Christopher Li that delaying childbirth can reduce risk of triple-negative breast cancer

Shift work may raise breast cancer risk
The Huffington Post, May 30, 2012
Article quotes Dr. Scott Davis about his research regarding the association between working the night shift and increased cancer risk

Birth control shots tied to breast cancer risk, study says, April 5, 2012
Quotes Dr. Christopher Li about his research

HRT 'that protects against breast cancer' can cut disease rate by nearly a quarter
The Daily Mail (U.K.), March 7, 2012
Quotes Dr. Garnet Anderson


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Diet & Exercise  

Breast cancer survivors exercise less than doctors recommend, April 17, 2013
Quotes Dr. Caitlin Mason about her research

Alcohol and Breast Cancer Survival
The New York Times, April 11, 2013
Story about a recent study by Dr. Polly Newcomb and colleagues about links between alcohol consumption and breast cancer survival

Moderate exercise can lower breast cancer risk: study
Huffington Post, June 25, 2012
Mentions a recent study by Dr. Anne McTiernan regarding the link between hormones and weight loss

Dropping a few pounds could lower breast cancer risk
Time, May 22, 2012
Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan

Study finds a diet rich in slowly digested carbs reduces markers of inflammation in overweight and obese adults
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center news release, Jan. 11, 2012


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Current Treatments  

How chemotherapy may trigger tumors' resistance
Time, Aug. 7, 2012
Quotes Dr. Pete Nelson

Drug duo lifts breast-cancer survival rates, study says
The Seattle Times, Aug. 2, 2012
Quotes Dr. Julie Gralow about a paper reporting results of a clinical trial on treating metastatic breast cancer


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