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Miami Marlins pitcher Dustin McGowan honored as 52nd Hutch Award winner

‘I wish there was more of this in the world,’ relief hurler tells crowd at Safeco Field

Jan. 26, 2017 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Relief pitcher Dustin McGowan had what they call “a career year” last season for the Miami Marlins. That’s a remarkable achievement for a player who has weathered Tommy John elbow surgery as a minor leaguer, multiple injuries in the major leagues, and for the past 12 years has pitched with an insulin pump in his back pocket to keep his type 1 diabetes in check. It's that kind of pluck that also earned the 34-year-old the 52nd Hutch Award.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Dec. 29, 2016

$8.8 million NIH grant to help expand study of colorectal cancer outcomes; new Evergreen Fund to accelerate commercialization of research; Hutch United co-chair Erin dela Cruz receives fellowhip from American Society for Microbiology; Marlins pitcher Dustin McGowan named winner of 52nd Hutch Award

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St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright receives 51st Hutch Award

Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk offers annual ceremony’s keynote speech at Safeco Field

Jan. 27, 2016 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

A crowd of baseball fans at Safeco Field cheered Wednesday not for Adam Wainwright’s wicked cutter but for his off-field work to help people in need. He was honored with the Hutch Award for his humanitarian efforts.

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Jimmy Carter’s grandson tours Hutch, talks science behind former president’s cancer treatment

Jason Carter accepts first honorary Hutch Award on behalf of former president

Jan. 27, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

When Jason Carter scans his family tree, he sees service — the Peace Corps, the military, the Oval Office. He also sees cancer. As his grandfather, former President Jimmy Carter, continued treatment for advanced melanoma, Jason Carter toured Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on Tuesday with a message of gratitude and a sense of hope about looming cures.

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Armed with heart: Hutch Award winner Adam Wainwright goes distance for folks in need

St. Louis hurler’s humanitarian efforts include supplying clean water abroad and meals at home

Jan. 26, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright has dominated dozens of pitching Major League mounds over the past decade. On Wednesday, near the mound at Seattle’s Safeco Field, he’ll receive the 51st annual Hutch Award, the honor presented annually to the big-league player who best exemplifies the fighting spirit and competitive desire of the late pitcher and manger, Fred Hutchinson.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements, and other notable news

Dec. 18, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Fred Hutch bone marrow transplant program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance receives top recognition for third consecutive year; St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright named 51st Hutch Award winner; Uganda's minister of health visits Fred Hutch; Fred Hutch Global Oncology hosts toy drive for kids with cancer in Uganda; Dr. Oliver Press edits hematology textbook.

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