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Grappling with breast cancer around the globe

Fred Hutch global cancer initiative uses collaborations, common sense strategies to tackle health disparities in low- and middle-income countries

Oct. 27, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Each October in the U.S., women are accustomed to hearing messages about early detection and breast cancer awareness. But what’s the best way to raise breast cancer awareness in countries with no mammogram machines and few cancer treatment centers? Fred Hutch's Breast Health Global Initiative .

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Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Sept. 22, 2016

Dr. Candice Grzelak gets $180K to study breast cancer mets; Infectious Disease Sciences earns training grant; Drs. Jesse Bloom, Frederick "Erick" Matsen named HHMI-Simons Faculty Scholars

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Global breast health summit marks BHGI's 10th anniversary

International health care leaders honor Fred Hutch-based Breast Health Global Initiative's Dr. Ben Anderson and Leslie Sullivan for their decade of 'leadership, vision and dedication'

Oct. 22, 2012

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Shanghai CDC, Center establish breast health resource center

Site serves as first learning laboratory of the Center-based Breast Health Global Initiative in China

June 27, 2011 | By Dean Forbes

The Shanghai Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center-based Breast Health Global Initiative recently signed a collaboration agreement to jointly establish the Shanghai Breast Health Resource Center, BHGI’s first “learning laboratory” in China.

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Landmark for breast cancer care in developing nation

Breast Health Global Initiative publication identifies barriers to cancer screening, provides tools for optimizing treatment programs

April 4, 2011

A landmark publication from the Breast Health Global Initiative’s 2010 global summit reveals a multitude of barriers that keep women of developing nations from receiving screening and treatment for breast cancer. The authors—17 breast cancer experts from 12 countries—also identify common strategies and detail models of new programs that can improve and optimize breast health care and cancer treatment in such settings.

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Anderson honored for improving quality of breast cancer care

The 2011 Partners in Progress award from ASCO recognizes Dr. Ben Anderson’s efforts to bring best practices to medically underserved women

March 28, 2011

The American Society of Clinical Oncology will honor Dr. Ben Anderson, a Public Health Sciences Division researcher and director of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s Breast Health Clinic, at its 2011 annual meeting in Chicago in June.

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