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'It's a great mission'

Partnering with Fred Hutch Global Oncology, Burkitt’s Lymphoma Fund for Africa carries on its founder’s passion

Dec. 23, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Steve Kussick, president of the board for the Seattle-based Burkitt’s Lymphoma Fund for Africa, partners with Fred Hutch Global Oncology to bring cancer care to children in Uganda and Kenya.

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Big support for the littlest patients

Fred Hutch Holiday Gala brings in more than $13 million to grow pediatric cancer research and develop needed therapies for children

Dec. 5, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

The Hutch Holiday Gala, the single largest fundraiser for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, raised more than $13 million to expand pediatric cancer research and develop new therapies for children. Read about the Saturday evening soiree here.

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'Kids are not little adults'

Why children with cancer need their own drugs and their own research

Nov. 28, 2016 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

It's a simple fact: Kids are different than the rest of us. The unique biology of children and childhood diseases, however ― combined with limited research funding ― makes it tough to find the right treatments for kids.

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Good news at Fred Hutch

Dr. Peter Nelson principal researcher on prostate cancer 'Dream Team'; Dr. Kathi Malone honored by Komen Puget Sound; Dr. Eric Chow leads study of cardioprotective drug that addresses chemo concerns in children; and Dr. Linda Buck receives honorary doctorate from Harvard

May 28, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Dr. Peter Nelson principal researcher on prostate cancer 'Dream Team'; Dr. Kathi Malone honored by Komen Puget Sound; Dr. Eric Chow leads study of cardioprotective drug that addresses chemo concerns in children; and Dr. Linda Buck receives honorary doctorate from Harvard.

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Teen cancer patients weigh in on ‘Fault in Our Stars’

Book-turned-movie tackles metastasis, mortality and 'cancer perks' young patients often receive -- but does it get it right?

June 6, 2014 | By Diane Mapes

The book "The Fault in our Stars" made its movie debut June 6 with Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort playing Hazel and Augustus, the star-crossed patients who meet at a Cancer Kid Support Group and swiftly fall in love.

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Immunologist wins $250,000 Hyundai grant for pediatric oncology research

Dr. Marie Bleakley of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will use her Hope on Wheels award to support research to reduce occurrence, severity of graft-vs.-host disease

Sept. 24, 2012 | By Christi Ball Loso

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