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A monthly vaginal ring is one significant step closer to potentially becoming a new HIV prevention method for cisgender women in sub-Saharan Africa, who face persistently high rates of HIV infection but have few options to protect themselves. Story highlights work from Biostatistics researchers Elizabeth Brown and Barbra Richardson.
A new study finds that the use of estrogen alone among women who had a prior hysterectomy resulted in a lower rate of breast cancer incidence and mortality. UW Biostatistics faculty members and Fred Hutch researchers Ross Prentice and Garnet Anderson are among the study co-authors.
“This study incorporated so much data and from sites that are geographically, racially, and ethnically diverse, and this allowed us to explore questions that other researchers have not,” — Study co-lead author R. Yates Coley (PhD ’14), affiliate assistant professor of biostatistics and an investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute