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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Feb. 16, 2017

Dr. Keith Jerome, collaborators awarded amfAR grant for HIV cure research; NCI selects Hutch survivorship study among top 10 research highlights in 2016; and Dr. Nancy Davidson receives 2017 Women in Oncology Award

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Love in the time of cancer

Getting dumped after diagnosis isn’t the only story out there; meet three couples who found romance despite disease

Feb. 14, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Getting dumped after diagnosis isn’t the only plotline when it comes to love and cancer. Fred Hutch News Service talked to three couples who found romance despite disease. This Valentine's Day, we share their stories.

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The health haves and have nots

New study on county-by-county cancer deaths highlights significant health disparities across the nation

Jan. 24, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study by public health researchers at the UW shows cancer mortality rates have dropped 20 percent in the last 35 years. But some counties had significantly higher death rates than others. The lead author and a Fred Hutch health disparities expert explain why.

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Clearing up another mammogram muddle

Confused about the latest breast-cancer screening study? Fred Hutch, SCCA experts have answers

Jan. 11, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

We tapped experts at Fred Hutch and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for their thoughts on a new study and commentary that have raised questions about the value of mammography and how it can sometimes lead to overtreatment.

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The ‘cancer Olympics’: Why envy, rivalry exist among some patients

Survivors often compare their cancers — a normal yet potentially unhealthy exercise, experts say

Dec. 15, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

It's natural for cancer patients to compare their diseases and outcomes, but some comparisons become competitive, creating envy, hard feelings and divisions.

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A career of connections

New top hire Dr. Nancy Davidson will continue to build bridges as scientist, physician and leader at Fred Hutch, SCCA, UW

Dec. 1, 2016 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Today, Dr. Nancy Davidson, an internationally acclaimed breast cancer oncologist, became the senior vice president and director of the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She is also the president and executive director of the Hutch’s patient-care arm, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; and the professor and head of the Division of Medical Oncology of the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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