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.
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.