Fred Hutch has been at the forefront of disease research since being founded in 1975. The Hutch was a vision of two brothers, Dr. William Hutchinson, a Seattle surgeon, and Fred Hutchinson, a baseball hero.
Our mission is the elimination of cancer and related diseases as causes of human suffering and death. Fred Hutch conducts research of the highest standards to improve prevention and treatment of cancer and related diseases.
Fred Hutch's research ranges from answering fundamental biological questions to developing breakthrough treatments. Our scientists are developing the next generation of treatments for cancer, HIV and many other diseases.