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'Just let me get him through high school'

Pamela Mushen — cancer survivor and determined mom, teacher — to be honored by Fred Hutch and Mariners

April 18, 2018 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

A resolve to see her youngest child through high school helped newly named 'Hutch Hero' Pamela Mushen get through grueling breast cancer treatment and propelled her career as a dedicated and innovative teacher.

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10 highlights of Fred Hutch science in 2017

A look back at notable discoveries in cancer immunotherapy, HIV prevention and more

Dec. 28, 2017 | by Sabin Russell and Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

It's been a year of breakthroughs at Fred Hutch. Here are 10 of our favorites.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Oct. 5, 2017

Thanks to robust community support, Fred Hutch vanity plates are now available. For every set of plates sold, the Hutch receives $28 to support its lifesaving, innovative science.

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‘We don’t have to wait until we get sick’

Chef and food activist Alice Waters, this year’s Premier Chefs Dinner keynote speaker, on the threads that link diet, health, education

May 15, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Alice Waters, a Berkeley, California, chef and owner of the world-renowned Chez Panisse restaurant, will travel to Seattle this week as the keynote speaker of the Premier Chefs Dinner, a fundraising event for Fred Hutch research.

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How to be a curestarter

A longtime Fred Hutch booster helps a promising genetic researcher parlay $100K into a $2.2M grant to explore innovative new therapies

Feb. 24, 2017 | By Diane Mapes and Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Funding for novel and unexpected findings isn’t always forthcoming, especially in a climate in which only the top 7 percent or so grants submitted to the National Institutes of Health are given a green light. This is a story of how a longtime Fred Hutch booster helped a promising cancer geneticist parlay $100K into a $2.2M grant.

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Chef Dan Barber is a man on a mission

Cancer led him to the kitchen. Now he aims to save the rest of us — and the planet too

May 11, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Chef Dan Barber is a man on a mission, and his mission is to change how we eat for our own health and for the health of the planet, which he sees as intertwined. it was after surviving testicular cancer at 24 that Barber decided to become, ­as he puts it, ­a cook. He was driven in part by questions many cancer patients ask: What caused his cells to go rogue? Was diet involved? Could he keep it from happening again?

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