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'Within our lifetimes:' Fred Hutch working to cure infection-related cancers

Dr. Corey Casper spearheading partnership with Uganda Cancer Institute to prevent, treat pervasive cancers

Feb. 4, 2014 | By Justin Matlick

Fred Hutch working to cure infection-related cancers. Dr. Corey Casper spearheading partnership with Uganda Cancer Institute to prevent, treat pervasive cancers.

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Uganda program breaks ground for pioneering cancer center

First comprehensive cancer center collaboration by U.S. and sub-Saharan African cancer institutions will further specialized study, treatment of infection-related cancers

Oct. 11, 2011 | By Jacqueline Koch and Kristen Woodward

A pioneering international collaboration forged by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center with the Uganda Cancer Institute in Kampala, Uganda, has broken ground for the construction of a state-of-the-art cancer training and outpatient treatment facility in Kampala. The building will be the first comprehensive cancer center jointly constructed by U.S. and African cancer institutions in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Uganda: Why ‘we’re in it for the long haul’

It’s a long way to go to study cancer, but within the East African nation of more than 30 million people the Hutchinson Center is gaining knowledge, saving lives

Oct. 27, 2009 | By Brad Broberg

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has received a $500,000 grant from the United States Agency for International Development to aid in the construction of the first American-sponsored cancer clinic and medical-training facility in Africa.

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