Hutch News

Hutch News

Stories tagged 'cancer awareness'

Lobular breast cancer comes into the spotlight

Research collaborations, patient advocates push to explore ‘sneaky,’ understudied subtype’s standing as a distinct disease

Feb. 15, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Lobular breast cancer is the sixth most common cancer in women yet many people have never heard of it. It doesn't image well, may not create a lump and is considered to be an "understudied" cancer. That's changing. Fred Hutch researchers and patient advocates break it down.

View story >

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.

View story >

Blue football penalties to flag prostate cancer awareness

High school football penalty flags go blue this week in Washington and parts of Hawaii and New Mexico for the Center's award-winning 'Coaches Against Cancer' campaign

Sept. 12, 2011

Juan Cotto, manager of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Community Outreach program, created the "Coaches Against Cancer" campaign to raise awareness of prostate cancer during September, which is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Blue is the color now associated with prostate cancer, like the color pink is for breast cancer.

View story >

(RSS feeds are best viewed in browsers other than Chrome)

Editor's Picks


Support our quest for cures

Story Archive


Magazine Archive
Back issues of Hutch Magazine

Financial Reporting
Fiscal highlights & Annual Reports

Science Spotlight
Monthly review of Center-authored papers

Fred Hutch News

        Get updates via email.