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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

May 12, 2017 | By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service

Eight Fred Hutch/University of Washington researchers receive pilot awards that support a range of innovative concepts with the potential to improve cancer patients' lives.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Sept. 30, 2016

Good News: Dr. Jeff Whiteaker wins NCI Research Specialist Award; Human Biology gains four new faculty members

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Keeping cancer a secret

Why some patients don’t divulge their diagnoses — and how oncologists guide them through their chosen seclusion

Aug. 29, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

In a tell-all, social-media age when many people share news of their sniffles or their cancers, some patients still opt to keep their disease on the down low.

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Cancer deaths drop overall, but now top cause in many states

Early detection, better treatments contributed to 23 percent decline in two decades, report shows

Jan. 7, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Heightened health habits and better medicine are curbing cancer’s killing force in America as the nation’s death rate from all malignancies dropped 23 percent during the past two decades, a new analysis shows. But declining rates of heart disease have made cancer the top cause of death in 21 states.

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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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Back honored for palliative care leadership

Regence Foundation pays tribute to SCCA physician for his pioneering efforts with end-of-life patient communication, decision making

Nov. 14, 2011

The Regence Foundation selected Seattle Cancer Care Alliance's Dr. Tony Back to receive a Sojourns Award for his leadership and innovation in advancing palliative care in Washington state. Back will receive the award, which includes a $50,000 grant, at a Nov. 30 ceremony in Portland, Ore.

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