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A new handle on research

The social media-powered, patient-driven Metastatic Breast Cancer Project aims to speed cures

May 24, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Corrie Painter first turned to Facebook to find others who shared her rare, aggressive cancer. It was her first step on a path from the bench to the bed to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where as a scientist-turned-patient-turned-advocate, she directs an unusual collaboration between patients and researchers called the Metastatic Breast Cancer Project.

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Win a Cadillac—it’s your last chance

Tweet and donate to the Center by Feb. 28 and you could win a new car in the Race for a Ride fundraising campaign

Feb. 24, 2011 | By Christi Ball Loso

Donated by Brotherton Cadillac in Renton, a 2011 Cadillac CTS sedan will be awarded to one lucky tweeter who’s helped raise awareness and funds for five nonprofits, including the Hutchinson Center. Everyone who tweets for the nonprofit that ends up with the highest donation total will be entered into a sweepstakes for the car.

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Tweet and donate $5; you could win a car

A few tweets and a small donation—$5 or $10—will help the Center’s general fund and put you into the ‘Race for a Ride’—a 2011 Cadillac CTS

Nov. 15, 2010 | By Christi Ball Loso

Renton’s Brotherton Cadillac will award a 2011 Cadillac CTS to one lucky Twitter user in an innovative social media campaign to raise money for five nonprofits, including the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Tweet for the Center—perhaps your key to winning a car

Race for a Ride uses social media to fundraise and generate awareness for the Center

Oct. 18, 2010 | By Christi Ball Loso

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s general fund will benefit from an innovative social media campaign that involves sending a Twitter message through a contest website.

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Center ranks among Web's top Twitterers

Center earns a spot among '100 Best Science Twitterers' for its brief, near-daily updates designed to educate and inspire

June 15, 2009 | By Anne Broache

Last week, the Web site Onlinecourses.org named the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center among its “100 Best Science Twitterers.” The wide-ranging list also includes Twitter feeds from Wired and Scientific American magazines, Pacific Science Center in Seattle, the National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins University and many others.

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Follow the Center on Facebook and other social media

Free online networks like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are providing new ways to educate the public and inspire support for the Center’s scientific mission

April 20, 2009 | By Anne Broache

The popularity of interactive social media on the Web—Facebook, Twitter and YouTube—has produced a host of new opportunities for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to educate the public and inspire support for our scientific mission.

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