About Us

From breakthrough science to lifesaving therapies

At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, scientists have the freedom to conduct creative research that leads to lifesaving discoveries. Our world-renowned team has made significant breakthroughs related to cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Our pioneering research has saved hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide.

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History & Accomplishments

Our world-renowned researchers have received three Nobel Prizes and many other major awards.

The Hutchinson Center has been at the forefront of disease research since being founded in 1975. Our groundbreaking accomplishments include:

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The mission of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is the elimination of cancer and related diseases as causes of human suffering and death. The Center conducts research of the highest standards to improve prevention and treatment of cancer and related diseases.

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Leadership & Boards

Under the direction of Dr. Mark Groudine, our leadership team is guiding the Center toward more groundbreaking discoveries.

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Our Faculty

Our world-class scientists – including three Nobel laureates – are pursuing lifesaving research in a variety of areas.

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Our Campus

The Hutchinson Center's 15-acre campus includes state-of-the-art facilities that accelerate our scientific progress.

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The Center's research ranges from answering fundamental biological questions to developing breakthrough treatments.

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Institutional Collaborations

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is the Hutchinson Center's treatment partner.

To maximize the Center's lifesaving impact, our investigators partner with doctors and researchers at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, UW Medicine, Seattle Children's and other renowned institutions.

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News & Publications

The Center's news releases, e-newsletters, blog and magazine keep readers up to date on our latest research.

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world leader in research to prevent, detect and treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases.