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5 highlights from American Association for Cancer Research conference

Immunotherapy, health disparities, funding cuts among hot topics at annual meeting

April 7, 2017 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Immunotherapy, health disparities and funding cuts were among hot topics at the annual meeting attended by more than 21,000 cancer researchers.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Sept. 16, 2016

Hyundai Hope on Wheels gives $250K grant for pediatric cancer research; Drs. Amanda Paulovich and Jeff Whiteaker facilitate "first step" in expanding NCI’s Protein Assay Portal.

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Mapping uncharted pieces of the human genome

Study sheds light on genomic ‘black holes,’ uncovers DNA information essential for all human life

Feb. 12, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study has shed light on previously unmapped regions of the human genome by revealing the sequences of human centromeres, the middle regions of our chromosome essential for cell division.

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Katie Peichel receives prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship Award

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center geneticist studies variations in body type, behavior between species

April 17, 2013 | By Dean Forbes

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Center presents inaugural Lasker Lecture Nov. 16

Lasker Foundation has chosen the Hutchinson Center to launch an annual lecture series; each will feature a Lasker laureate and a young researcher

Nov. 9, 2009

Legendary biologist and two-time Lasker laureate Dr. Sydney Brenner will present the inaugural Lasker Lecture, “Reading the Human Genome: Genes and Brains,” Monday, Nov. 16, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Pelton Auditorium.

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Vaughan secures $7.9 million for esophageal cancer research

National Cancer Institute grant to evaluate genetic susceptibility for Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma

Nov. 2, 2009 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Tom Vaughan, an epidemiologist in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Public Health Sciences Division, has received a three-year, $7.9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study genetic susceptibility for Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma, a rapidly fatal cancer whose incidence has increased more than 500 percent in the past 30 years, faster than any other cancer in the United States.

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