Skin #cancer researchers Drs. Paul Nghiem and Erica Shantha discuss a sample of a rare skin cancer, Merkel cell #carcinoma. Nghiem leads a clinical trial for patients with advanced stages of the disease that is showing promising early results. Photo by Robert Hood / Fred Hutch News Service #skincancer #fredhutch
The #cancer waiting game: When the recommended treatment is nothing For patients who choose ‘watch and wait,’ putting off treatment can be a relief — and a source of stress. @kimcarney #illustration #fredhutch #kimberlycarney
Heightened health habits and better medicine are curbing cancer’s killing force in America as the nation’s death rate from all malignancies dropped 23 percent during the past two decades, a new analysis shows. But declining rates of heart disease have made cancer the top cause of death in 21 states.
Andrew Tangle is an intern in the Lampe Lab, which, by studying the microbiome of the human gut tract, seeks to understand the mechanisms by which components of the diet, particularly plant foods, alter cancer risk factors. Photo by Robert Hood / Fred Hutch News Service
Bill Hall has lived with #HIV since 1986. Seven years ago, he learned he also has non-Hodgkin's #lymphoma. Photo by Robert Hood / #FredHutch News Service. Story: http://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/10/people-HIV-higher-cancer-rates.html