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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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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Dec. 4, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Dr. Patrick Paddison and colleagues identify a potential Achilles' heel in brain tumor cells via genome editing.

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On the other side of tragedy

People who endure life-changing stress seem to gain resilience — and think they look younger: study

Nov. 18, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Weathering life’s darkest storms and deepest traumas may equip some older adults with the internal armor to better cope with daily aggravations.

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