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Prevention community mourns Dr. Alan Kristal, cancer epidemiologist

Pioneering researcher studied how diet can lower cancer risk

March 28, 2019 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Alan Kristal, a Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center epidemiologist and a trained chef whose zest for life was matched by his zeal to discover ways to reduce the risk of cancer, died Friday in Seattle. He was 66.

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Dr. Heather Wright receives NIH training fellowship to study pancreatic cancer metastasis

She will explore the role of a molecule called hyaluronan in promoting cancer spread

March 13, 2019 | By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service

The NIH established the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship to help shepherd postdocs into independent research careers.

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Dr. Sita Kugel named 2018 V Scholar

Pancreatic cancer researcher will focus on development of targeted therapeutics

Nov. 20, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center pancreatic cancer researcher Dr. Sita Kugel has been named a 2018 V Scholar by the V Foundation for Cancer Research. The two-year, $200,000 award will support Kugel’s goal of developing a targeted therapy for an aggressive subtype of pancreatic cancer.

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