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Galloway and Hartwell to enter Washington Life Science Hall of Fame

Awards recognize power of basic research, leadership in driving advances for patients

March 27, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Basic researchers Drs. Denise Galloway and Lee Hartwell to enter Washington Life Science Hall of Fame.

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6 misconceptions about colorectal cancer

Get the facts and lower your risk

March 8, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

From colonoscopy to barbeque, test your knowledge about colorectal cancer risk with the help of myth-busting experts from Fred Hutch — it might just save your life.

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Fred Hutch team receives $7.5M NCI grant to improve cancer screening

PROSPR II consortium aims to refine detection of cervical, colorectal and lung cancers

March 1, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch researchers have, for the second time, received $7.5M from the National Cancer Institute to participate in a cancer-screening research consortium.

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The path to precision screening for cancer

For now, early detection of breast and prostate cancer means mammograms and PSAs, but a more tailored approach is on the horizon

Sept. 29, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

For now, screening for breast and prostate cancer involves mammograms, MRIs and PSAs, the best evidence-based tools available at this moment in time. But it won’t be this way forever. Fred Hutch researchers weigh in on where we are on the path to precision prevention.

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The science of empowerment

Health disparities workshops build bridges to better serve marginalized communities

March 13, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Through an innovative grant-training program, Fred Hutch’s Health Disparities Research Center aims to even the playing field for traditional "health have-nots."

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Beyond Ben Stiller's advice on PSA screening

The actor said a ‘prostate cancer test saved my life’; experts weigh in on when (and if) men should be screened

Oct. 5, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Actor Ben Stiller wrote in a new essay that a "prostate cancer test saved my life." Two cancer experts weigh in on when (and if) men should get the controversial screening test.

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