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New data on cancer disparities in Washington

Health equity, patient voices and patient-engaged research hot topics at Value in Cancer Care Summit

May 20, 2019 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Where a person lives has a big impact on whether they will live following a cancer diagnosis in our state, according to new data released by researchers at the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR). Fred Hutch's health economics group held its annual Value in Cancer Summit last week.

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Roy Choi: A different path

Premier Chefs Dinner keynote speaker discusses how food, family and community shaped his journey to activism

May 15, 2019 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Chef and social justice activist Roy Choi will headline the 2019 Premier Chefs Dinner in support of cancer prevention research at Fred Hutch.

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Fred Hutch awards pilot grants to 3 nonprofits to help build their capacity for health-disparities research

Projects range from evaluating health-information needs of cancer patients to increasing cancer-screening rates and removing barriers to physical, emotional recovery

May 14, 2019 | By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service

Each year since 2014, Fred Hutch has invited community groups to participate in a two-day grant-writing workshop and compete for research funding to help address cancer health disparities. Since the program began, the Hutch has given out $107,500 in community grants (including this year’s recipients).

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