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Riding Obliteride for a reason

Cancer has hit close to home for Robert Haugland, who will be powering a hand bike to raise research money

Aug. 7, 2014 | By Maureen O'Hagan

Riding Obliteride for a reason: Cancer has hit close to home for Robert Haugland, who will be powering a hand bike to raise research money

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Exercising for life

Tips for staying active after the post-new year slump

Jan. 17, 2014 | By Diane Mapes

Exercising for life - tips for staying active after the post-new year slump

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Weight loss reduces inflammation related to cancer

Anne McTiernan-led study shows that postmenopausal women who lost at least 5 percent of their body weight reduced inflammation markers related to several cancers

May 7, 2012

According to a study led by Dr. Anne McTiernan of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, postmenopausal women who were overweight or obese and lost at least 5 percent of their body weight had a measurable reduction in markers of inflammation.

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Heavyweight cancer-fighter arrives at SCCA proton center

The 220-ton cyclotron will offer the most precise form of cancer therapy available today

March 26, 2012 | By Dean Forbes

The weekend marked the delivery of the cyclotron for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy, a ProCure Center, located on Northwest Hospital & Medical Center's campus. The cyclotron is the core piece of equipment used in proton therapy, an alternative to standard X-ray radiation for the treatment of cancer. It can accelerate protons to nearly the speed of light in order to create a beam of energy that will deliver targeted and effective treatments to cancer patients. SCCA Proton Therapy will open in spring 2013.

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Health Disparities Research Center launches new website

Response to a summer survey drove development of the site as a resource for information on Center research and events relating to underserved populations and cancer

Feb. 21, 2012 | By Rachel Tompa

The Health Disparities Research Center, established at the Hutchinson Center in January 2011 to unite, define and prioritize research on cancer in underrepresented populations, has just launched a resource-filled website on CenterNet.

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Hutch Award Luncheon raises record $400,000

Award winner Billy Butler, Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., draw 1,000 people to Safeco Field to support Center's early cancer detection research

Feb. 13, 2012 | By Christi Ball Loso

The annual Hutch Award Luncheon on Feb 1 drew nearly 1,000 people and raised more than $400,000-surpassing last year's fundraising record by more than $40,000. As in previous years, proceeds from the luncheon support early cancer detection research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center through The Gregory Fund®, a collaborative fundraising initiative of the Center and The Moyer Foundation.

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