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Finding their calling: Why cancer caregivers join cause

Some family caregivers devote their lives to that larger work, shifting the health care landscape

Sept. 13, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Inspired by months or years spent helping loved ones during cancer, many former family caregivers are devoting their lives to the larger caregiving mission.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

March 10, 2016

Drs. Michael Emerman and Nina Salama elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology; Dr. William Grady receives grant for esophageal cancer screening study; Dr. Andrew Hsieh earns 2016 ASCI Young Physician-Scientist Award; New interactive map is hub for global breast cancer data

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What's your cancer color?

There’s a cascade of cancer-awareness colors, but how do they get decided and do they divide or unite?

Dec. 10, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

There are nearly 30 colors for different types of cancer. Many people wear their cancer colors proudly, but others fear the many colors represent unneeded divisions.

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Vaughan secures $7.9 million for esophageal cancer research

National Cancer Institute grant to evaluate genetic susceptibility for Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma

Nov. 2, 2009 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Tom Vaughan, an epidemiologist in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Public Health Sciences Division, has received a three-year, $7.9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study genetic susceptibility for Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma, a rapidly fatal cancer whose incidence has increased more than 500 percent in the past 30 years, faster than any other cancer in the United States.

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Belly fat linked to Barrett's esophagus

PHS study links central body weight, precancerous condition

Oct. 1, 2007 | By COLLEEN STEELQUIST

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On target to halt esophageal cancer

Aspirin, other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs significantly reduce esophageal-cancer risk in people with most aggressive form of Barrett's

April 1, 2007 | By KRISTEN WOODWARD

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