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Beth Caldwell's impact on metastatic breast cancer

By living — and dying — out loud, @CultPerfectMoms gave a voice to #stage4 that will not be silenced

Nov. 3, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Determined that the rest of us pay attention to how urgently we need a cure for metastatic breast cancer, advocate extraordinaire Beth Caldwell lived — and died — with a candor that encompasses grit, grief, swearing, humor and a huge, huge heart.

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Health disparities in breast cancer and beyond

A Q & A with Dr. Beti Thompson and patient advocate Bridgette Hempstead about the science of equity and how to empower the underserved

Oct. 20, 2017 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

How do Fred Hutch researchers combat health disparities? By partnering directly with vulnerable communities here in Seattle and elsewhere. In this video, writer Diane Mapes chats with Dr. Beti Thompson, head of the Hutch Health Disparities Research Center and one of her community partners, Bridgette Hempstead of Cierra Sisters.

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Science without borders

At Fred Hutch and other U.S. research centers, a global village works to cure cancer and other diseases

Oct. 16, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch Research Center

Fred Hutch, like other major U.S. cancer research centers, attracts top scientists from around the world working to cure cancer, HIV and other diseases

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Double down on cancer cures

Fred Hutch president urges twofold boost in US cancer-research funding

May 5, 2016 | By Dr. Gary Gilliland

In a commentary, Dr. Gary Gilliland writes: If ever there was a moment to double down on our national cancer-research investment, the time is now.

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What's up with the cancer moonshot?

5 things to know about the national cancer initiative now underway

March 17, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Vice President Joe Biden responds to a shoutout from President Barack Obama during the president's State of the Union address, Jan. 12, 2016, in Washington D.C. The president had just named Biden to lead a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer.

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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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