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Two new grants to fuel metastatic breast cancer research

Drs. Erica Goddard and Mark Headley will use their awards to study how breast cancer cells spread to distant organs – and how to stop them.

Nov. 15, 2018 | By Jake Siegel / Fred Hutch News Service

Two early-career investigators at Fred Hutch have received grants that will fuel their research into metastatic breast cancer: Drs. Erica Goddard and Mark Headley.

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Breast Cancer Research Foundation funds 8 Fred Hutch/UW Cancer Consortium scientists

Nearly $2M will go toward potential therapies for metastatic disease and better risk reduction through diet and exercise

Nov. 9, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers in the Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium received grants totaling nearly $2 million from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, or BCRF, funding that will continue to fuel their research through 2019. Most of the grants will go toward new therapies for patients with metastatic cancers.

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Metastatic breast cancer research takes the stage

Advocates, oncologists and researchers share findings, resources and reasons for hope at third annual NW Mets Conference

Oct. 31, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

An overview of the third annual Northwest Metastatic and Lobular Breast Cancer Conference, held Oct. 26-27 in Seattle.

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Fred Hutch metastatic breast cancer researcher gets 3-year Komen grant

Dr. Kevin Cheung’s work focuses on shutting down tumor cell clusters which seed new metastases

Sept. 26, 2018 | by Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

With the award, Cheung will conduct a preclinical study designed to prevent metastasis by eradicating tumor cell clusters.

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Lyani Valle: Leukemia survivor, Obliteride walker

'Cancer was a huge wake-up call to what is important in life'

Aug. 3, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Obliteride walker Lyani Valle, a program manager at Amazon, survived a rare form of leukemia using a therapy made possible by Fred Hutch research.

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Dr. Kevin Cheung receives prestigious ‘Era of Hope’ Scholar Award

$4.1 million, four-year award to advance understanding of breast cancer metastasis

Feb. 22, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch’s Dr. Kevin Cheung, a metastatic breast cancer researcher, has received a $4.1M Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program “Era of Hope” Scholar Award.

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