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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.

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More than 1,000 Obliteride riders rally to support Fred Hutch

Third-annual fundraising weekend marked with hugs, tears and commitment to end cancer

Aug. 10, 2015 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

By ones and twos and threes and fives, more than a thousand Obliteride riders rolled into Seattle’s Gas Works Park on Sunday, marking the end of a triumphant weekend of bicycle-borne determination to fight back against cancer.

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Third-annual Obliteride weekend is here

More than 1,000 people signed up to pedal, volunteer, fundraise for Fred Hutch

Aug. 9, 2015 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

The countdown is over. Obliteride is here. After a glorious kick-off party that lit up Seattle’s Gas Works Park on Friday evening, the first contingent of 125 hard-core bicyclists hit the road at 7 a.m. on Saturday on their first leg of a two-day, 150-mile trek to raise money for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Fred Hutch announces Dr. Gary Gilliland as new president and director

'Everything I've done in my career has pointed here,' says the renowned physician-scientist

Nov. 20, 2014 | By Linda Dahlstrom / Fred Hutch News Service

On Jan. 2, Dr. Gary Gilliland will become the new president and director of Fred Hutch where he’ll play a key role in helping those cures he once dreamed of become reality.

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A conversation with Joe Hutchinson

The son of Fred Hutchinson shares his memories of his dad and his uncle, Bill, who founded the cancer center in his brother's memory

Oct. 23, 2014 | By Robert Hood / Fred Hutch News Service

Joe Hutchinson discusses the death of his father, Fred Hutchinson, and his Uncle Bill's remarkable response in creating the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Obliteride riders saddle up to kick cancer to the curb

Nearly 1,000 cyclists pedal their way to $1.6 million (and growing) to help fund Fred Hutch research

Aug. 15, 2014 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Perfect weather, picturesque routes and an enthusiastic mix of survivors, cyclists, spectators and volunteers came together like poetry in motion last weekend for Obliteride, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s big orange bike ride to obliterate cancer.

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