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Where faith meets cancer

About half of those with cancer face a religious struggle; a patient, chaplain and grieving mom reveal how cancer reshaped their views

Sept. 28, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

In cancer, faith is commonly cited as a cornerstone to wellbeing. Science has found that prayerful people who struggle with their beliefs can have worse outcomes.

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Meet 3 'Obliteriders'

For Nancy Evans, Brian Tracy and Dr. Jerry Radich, this weekend’s fundraising bike ride is personal

Aug. 12, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

The fourth annual Obliteride, the fundraising bike ride that supports research at Fred Hutch, is taking place this weekend. More than 1,400 riders, many of whom are living with cancer or are cancer survivors, have signed up to participate. Here are three of their stories.

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'Every basic scientist's dream'

How Dr. Barry Stoddard's lab work helped create an experimental drug for glioblastoma — the same disease that killed his mother

July 27, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Barry Stoddard's research to modify a protein from yeast is now helping to fuel a promising therapy for glioblastoma — the disease that killed his mother.

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Two parents, two sons named Justin, one cause

The mother of Seahawks' Justin Britt teamed up with a grieving father to learn about promising new research that could help others

July 15, 2016 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

On the day of their visit to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, a proud mother and a grieving father met one another for the first time, strangers connected by a football team, a name and a desire to raise awareness about cancer. It was their sons, both named Justin, who brought them together. Kelly Britt’s 25-year-old Justin will likely start this September as center for the Seattle Seahawks. Adam Lazara’s son, Justin, was an avid Seahawks fan. But after a nearly yearlong battle with brain cancer, he passed away earlier this month at age 3.

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The cancer killers

Across research centers, scientists and innovators shelve competition to target a common enemy

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

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Vice President Joe Biden to visit Fred Hutch

Biden will meet with researchers, learn about latest science as part of his National Cancer Moonshot ‘listening tour’

March 15, 2016 | By Linda Dahlstrom / Fred Hutch News Service

Vice President Joe Biden will meet with researchers and learn about the latest science as part of his National Cancer Moonshot ‘listening tour.’

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