A Fred Hutch researcher and breast cancer survivor talks about her inherited mutation and how it helped guide her decisions
Nov. 8, 2016
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
As research sheds ever more light on hereditary cancers and the genes that cause them, a portion of the population is being faced with some very difficult choices. Do you test or not test? Share information about deadly mutations with relatives or keep it to yourself? Get preventive surgery or blindly hope cancer doesn’t strike? A Fred Hutch researcher, BRCA carrier and cancer survivor, takes us through her decision-making process.
Urban, Hanash and several other early detection researchers are foundation grant recipients
Aug. 30, 2010
| By Christi Ball Loso
The fifth floor of the Arnold Building, which houses the labs of Drs. Nicole Urban and Samir Hanash, has a new name in honor of the Cancary Foundation, which funds the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s early cancer detection research.