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Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Sept. 2, 2016

Global Oncology wins NCI grant; 1100 Eastlake Building honored; Bish Paul pens essay in Science; Dr. Joseph Unger leads finasteride study.

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Forgotten patients: New guidelines help those with head-and-neck cancers

Stigma, isolation and medical complexity may keep patients from getting all the care they need; recommendations aim to change that

April 8, 2016 | By Diane Mapes and Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Head-and-neck cancer survivors can have enormous aftereffects from the disease and its treatment. New survivorship guidelines just released by the American Cancer Society should help them get the support they need.

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'It's been an incredible ride'

Dr. Denise Galloway reflects on a career — and a life — touched by cancer

Dec. 4, 2015 | By Dr. Denise Galloway, as told to Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

'I can say that working in cancer research doesn’t prevent you from getting cancer.' -- Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Denise Galloway on losing her scientist-husband to the disease.

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More early cervical cancer cases being detected under Affordable Care Act

New study finds higher rates of young women covered by parents' private insurance being diagnosed, treated earlier

Nov. 24, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study suggests that young women covered under the Affordable Care Act are finding, and treating, their cervical cancers earlier. A Fred Hutch expert weighs in.

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Seahawk Earl Thomas’ parents visit Fred Hutch

Debbie Thomas, cervical cancer survivor, met Dr. Denise Galloway and discussed HPV vaccine

July 31, 2015 | Photos by Bo Jungmayer / story by Sabin Russell

Debbie Thomas, a cervical cancer survivor and the mother of Seattle Seahawks' Earl Thomas III, visited Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on Friday, accompanied by her husband and granddaughter. She met Dr. Denise Galloway, who played a critical role in discovering HPV’s association with cancer, paving the way for the vaccine.

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HPV vaccines work, so why do so few states require them?

Only Virginia, Washington, D.C., and soon, Rhode Island, include the cancer-preventing vaccine as a school requirement

July 14, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Nine years after the HPV vaccine was first approved in the U.S., only Virginia and Washington, D.C., currently require the vaccine for school entry, according to new research.

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