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Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

April 6, 2017

Dr. Marie Bleakley receives innovator award for new leukemia immunotherapies; Dr. Anthony Rongvaux receives grant from Lupus Research Alliance; Drs. Benjamin Greer, Wui-Jin Koh win NCCN award.

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World Affairs Council event June 6: ‘Combating Cancer in Developing World’

Dr. Larry Corey and cancer care leaders from developing countries will discuss the intersection of efforts to combat cancer, infectious diseases and immune deficiencies; Monday, 6 p.m. in Pelton

June 6, 2011

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center President Dr. Larry Corey will kick off Global Health Month by headlining the World Affairs Council’s “Combating Cancer in the Developing World, Where Infectious Disease, Immunity and Cross-Cultural Research Solutions Intersect” Monday, June 6, in Pelton Auditorium.

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Landmark for breast cancer care in developing nation

Breast Health Global Initiative publication identifies barriers to cancer screening, provides tools for optimizing treatment programs

April 4, 2011

A landmark publication from the Breast Health Global Initiative’s 2010 global summit reveals a multitude of barriers that keep women of developing nations from receiving screening and treatment for breast cancer. The authors—17 breast cancer experts from 12 countries—also identify common strategies and detail models of new programs that can improve and optimize breast health care and cancer treatment in such settings.

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Breast health summit follows ASCO in Chicago

International summit, June 9-11, will address optimization of breast health care delivery in limited-resource countries

April 5, 2010 | By Colleen Steelquist

The Breast Health Global Initiative and the Latin American & Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology will convene a BHGI Global Summit on International Breast Health June 9-11 in Chicago. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Susan G. Komen for the Cure co-sponsor the Breast Health Global Initiative.

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