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Dr. Nancy Davidson of U Pitt to lead clinical oncology for Fred Hutch / University of Washington Cancer Consortium

She will serve as bridge builder across treatment, clinical and translational cancer research at Fred Hutch, UW Medicine, Seattle Children’s and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to work toward ‘a world without cancer’

Oct. 10, 2016 | By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Nancy Davidson will serve as a bridge builder across treatment, clinical and translational cancer research at Fred Hutch, UW Medicine, Seattle Children’s and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to work toward ‘a world without cancer’.

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Nixon's War on Cancer: Why it mattered

Some view it as a boondoggle — but it helped set a critical course that is still playing out, a half century later

Sept. 21, 2016 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Nearly 45 years after President Richard Nixon signed the bill that would be called his War on Cancer, cancer is still right behind heart disease as the leading cause of death in the United States. Was the bill a failure? Fred Hutch News Service examines its lasting impact.

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When do we say cure?

A loaded word for cancer patients, but researchers view ‘cure’ through lens of statistics

July 8, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

An individual patient may not hear the word "cure" on their oncologist's lips, but that doesn't mean the word has no meaning to researchers. It's just that it's very difficult to apply it to an individual person.

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‘We can get this done’: National Cancer Moonshot takes flight

Moonshot Summit at Fred Hutch part of coast-to-coast conversation to stop cancer

June 29, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

For the first time, America talks together Wednesday about ending cancer – from a Cancer Moonshot Summit at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to hundreds of simultaneous gatherings in all 50 states on the “national day of action” to speed cures.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements, and other notable news

Dec. 18, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Fred Hutch bone marrow transplant program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance receives top recognition for third consecutive year; St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright named 51st Hutch Award winner; Uganda's minister of health visits Fred Hutch; Fred Hutch Global Oncology hosts toy drive for kids with cancer in Uganda; Dr. Oliver Press edits hematology textbook.

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This is when we need to 'double down' on cancer

Roundtable with U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, biomedical researchers highlights need for additional NIH funding

Dec. 15, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A roundtable organized by U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, hosted by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, explored the need for continued NIH investment to drive medical research.

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