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Give glow; glassybaby purchases benefit patients

Visit or one of three stores; identify your support of the Center and 10 percent of proceeds will go to the Center's Family Assistance Fund

Dec. 20, 2010

This holiday season, give a gift of light that helps support life; purchase a glassybaby and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Family Assistance Fund.

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Center awarded $11.5 million for breast cancer research consortium

Porter, Cheever will lead the five-year Seattle-based SPORE in projects including development of targeted treatments for drug-resistant tumors

Nov. 15, 2010 | By Kristen Woodward

The National Cancer Institute has awarded $11.5 million to the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center to lead a five-year, Seattle-based breast cancer research consortium. The goal of the endeavor is to positively impact breast cancer prevention, detection, treatment and care of women who have or are at risk for the disease.

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Voice of NCI: Center wins $55 million CIS contract

Hutchinson Center contact center will become sole national operator of Cancer Information Service, add 60 new jobs

Dec. 7, 2009 | By Dean Forbes and Galen Goff

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has won a $55.4 million, multiple-year contract from the National Cancer Institute to become the nation’s sole operator of NCI’s Cancer Information Service Contact Center.

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Comparative-effectiveness research reaps $16 million

Grand Opportunities grants from the National Institutes of Health enable Center, UW and Group Health scientists to evaluate cancer treatments, outcomes and costs

Dec. 5, 2009

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers, along with colleagues at Group Health Research Institute and the University of Washington schools of Public Health and Pharmacy, have been selected to lead two collaborative projects worth $8 million, part of approximately $16 million in federal stimulus funding awarded locally for comparative-effectiveness research in cancer.

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Press Lab's Till wins SWOG award

Brian Till, research associate, studies mantle cell lymphoma

Sept. 21, 2009

Dr. Brian Till, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Clinical Research Division, was among five early career researchers chosen by the Southwest Oncology Group to attend the group’s 2009 Young Investigator Training Course. The three-day workshop, which took place last week in Seattle, provided intensive training in how to design and conduct cancer clinical trials that may involve hundreds of patients at institutions throughout North America.

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Swim Across America seeks volunteers with boats

By lake or by land, volunteers are needed to participate in the Lake Washington event, which will raise funds for the SCCA

Sept. 4, 2009

Swim Across America needs volunteers with kayaks and boats and on land Saturday, Sept. 12, on Mercer Island. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

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