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Fred Hutch awards pilot grants to 3 nonprofits to help build their capacity for health-disparities research

Projects range from evaluating health-information needs of cancer patients to increasing cancer-screening rates and removing barriers to physical, emotional recovery

May 14, 2019 | By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service

Each year since 2014, Fred Hutch has invited community groups to participate in a two-day grant-writing workshop and compete for research funding to help address cancer health disparities. Since the program began, the Hutch has given out $107,500 in community grants (including this year’s recipients).

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Beti Thompson Awards: Tackling health disparities

2019 winners ‘compassionate,’ ‘committed’ advocates for underserved communities

May 13, 2019 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Dr. Beti Thompson presented two awards named in her honor May 10 at the annual Pathways to Equity Symposium at Fred Hutch.

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Breast Cancer Research Foundation funds 8 Fred Hutch/UW Cancer Consortium scientists

Nearly $2M will go toward potential therapies for metastatic disease and better risk reduction through diet and exercise

Nov. 9, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers in the Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium received grants totaling nearly $2 million from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, or BCRF, funding that will continue to fuel their research through 2019. Most of the grants will go toward new therapies for patients with metastatic cancers.

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