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New clues on how normal and cancerous cells migrate within the body


April 25th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Understanding how brain cells migrate during normal development may offer insight on how cancer cells spread, according to a new study.The findings by Jonathan Cooper, member and ... Read more...

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Hot flushes tied to lower risk of breast cancer


January 26th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have shown that women who have experienced hot flushes and other symptoms of menopause may have a ... Read more...

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Here are 6 tips to kick start weight loss in the New Year


December 26th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): Now experts from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center can help you stick to that New Year's resolution of losing weight if you just follow these six tips.1. ... Read more...

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Scientists make second critical advance in muscular dystrophy research


October 29th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Scientists have made a second critical advance in determining the cause of a common form of muscular dystrophy known as facioscapulohumeral dystrophy, or FSHD.In August 2010, an international ... Read more...

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10 tips to steer clear of breast cancer


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, experts from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical care partner, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, are offering research-based tip sheets related ... Read more...

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Scientists identify and isolate adult mammary stem cells in mice


August 31st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have managed to identify and isolate adult mammary stem cells in mice which may later be used to regenerate breast tissue.The Fred Hutchinson ... Read more...

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Breakthrough in leukemia treatment


January 18th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 18 (ANI): Scientists have overcome a technical obstacle and made first successful use of expanded umbilical-cord blood units to treat leukaemia and other blood cancers.Experts at Fred Hutchinson Cancer ... Read more...

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New therapy shows promise in treating advanced leukemia


November 6th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Scientists from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre have come up with a novel treatment that would improve survival rates of leukemia and pre-leukemia patients.They used a radiolabeled antibody ... Read more...

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Obesity, booze and smoking increase second breast cancer risk


September 9th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Obesity, alcohol use and smoking significantly increase the risk of second breast cancer among breast cancer survivors, says a new study.The study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer ... Read more...

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Fasting ‘extends reproductive life span’


August 28th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Scientists have long asserted that females are born with their entire lifetime's supply of eggs, and once they're gone, they're gone. However, a new study suggests that in ... Read more...

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Migraines linked to reduced breast cancer risk


July 10th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): For women who suffer from migraines, here's some good news: New study shows that your risk of breast cancer may be reduced by as much as 26 percent.And ... Read more...

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Both red and white wine up breast-cancer risk


March 9th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A new study, led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has revealed that both red and white wine are equal offenders when it comes to ... Read more...

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Marijuana use linked to higher testicular cancer risk


February 9th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has revealed that frequent and/or long-term marijuana use may significantly increase a man''s risk of developing ... Read more...

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Migraines surprisingly lower breast cancer risk by 30 percent


November 6th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Women who have a history of migraine headaches are at a significantly lower risk of breast cancer, a new study has found.The findings have been reported in ... Read more...

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Now, a potential HIV-test equivalent for early detection of lung cancer


September 16th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): A team of researchers led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has confirmed the efficacy of a potential HIV-test equivalent for the early detection of lung cancer. ... Read more...

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Blood test and symptom screening boosts early detection of ovarian cancer


June 23rd, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 23 (ANI): A simple blood test, along with screening of recent-onset symptoms linked to ovarian cancer, will now be able to improve the early detection of ovarian cancer ... Read more...

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A heart-healthy diet may be good for the prostate


February 14th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): A heart-healthy diet, and even moderate alcohol intake, may help decrease the risk of prostate problems in men, a new study has found. The study showed that a high-fat ... Read more...

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Genetic alteration behind prostate cancer in mice and man confirmed


January 29th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 29 (ANI): Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center , have confirmed that a molecular change found in human prostate cancers is responsible for initiating the growth of ... Read more...

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Use of combined HRT increases lobular breast cancer risk fourfold


January 16th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 16 (ANI): Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have revealed that combined estrogen/progestin hormone-replacement therapy (HRT) taken by postmenopausal for around three years or more leads to a ... Read more...

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