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Taking steps to cure cancer

Scaling mountains to fund research is just another way to rescue lives for this intrepid 'Climb to Fight Cancer' team

Aug. 25, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Since 1997, more than a thousand participants have signed up to "climb a mountain, save a life" through Climb to Fight Cancer, which directly funds Fred Hutch research. Meet the intrepid Montrose Search and Rescue team out of Los Angeles, which has been climbing for the Hutch since 2007.

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Climb a mountain to support Center's breast cancer research

Expanded offerings for peak experiences during the 15th anniversary Climb to Fight Breast Cancer

April 30, 2012 | By Christi Ball Loso

In celebration of its 15th anniversary in 2012, and in 2013, the Climb to Fight Breast Cancer is offering an expanded selection of peaks to appeal to adventurers of all ability levels. Since it was established, the Climb has raised nearly $6 million for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center research.

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Climb dispatch: Teams summit Kilimanjaro

Four teams cap the 2011 Climb to Fight Breast Cancer by reaching the top of the 19,000-foot Tanzanian mountain

Sept. 19, 2011 | By Christi Ball Loso

The 2011 Climb to Fight Breast Cancer season, benefiting the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, ended on a 19,341-foot high note, with six participants reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania Sept. 4. This summer three other Climb to Fight Breast Cancer Kilimanjaro teams made the summit as well.

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Climb dispatch: A sunset summit on Mount Rainier

Climb to Fight Breast Cancer teams also conquer Baker, Adams and Kilimanjaro

Sept. 5, 2011 | By Christi Loso

An unusual sunset summit distinguished a late-August trek up Mount Rainier for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Climb to Fight Breast Cancer.

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Climb dispatch: Three-time participant conquers Denali

Charlotte, NC resident summits Alaska peak in the Climb to Fight Breast Cancer; teams also scale Mount Rainier and Mount Olympus

July 25, 2011 | By Christi Ball Loso

A banner season for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Climb to Fight Breast Cancer continued in July with a three-time participant summiting Alaska’s Denali, two teams enjoying the view from the top of Mount Rainier and one scaling Mount Olympus.

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Climbers conquer Mount Shasta, Mount Hood

Survivors’ Climb to Fight Breast Cancer story may inspire you to join a climb to support Center research

June 20, 2011 | By Christi Ball Loso

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Climb to Fight Breast Cancer kicked off an exciting climb season with teams scaling Mount Shasta, May 27-29, and Mount Hood, June 11-12.

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