International GE cancer challenge nets seed funding for Connie Lehman, who aims to raise breast cancer survival rates through ultrasound use in rural women
April 2, 2012
| By Dean Forbes
With seed funding from an international grant competition sponsored by GE, radiologist Dr. Constance Lehman of the Public Health Sciences Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will launch a pilot project to study the effectiveness of portable ultrasound for early detection of breast cancer among women in rural Uganda. Her project was one of five chosen for initial funding as part of the GE "Healthymagination Cancer Challenge."
Public Health Sciences Division’s Ziding Feng, Bill Barlow co-lead nationwide PROSPR program to reduce deaths, health care costs for breast, colon, cervical cancers
Oct. 31, 2011
| By Colleen Steelquist
The National Cancer Institute recently awarded $7.5 million to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for statistical coordination of a new population-based research program to evaluate and improve the cancer screening process from recruitment through treatment referral for breast, colon and cervical cancers.
Register now: Continuing medical education course will feature the latest news and clinical recommendations in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and care
Sept. 19, 2011
The University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance will present a continuing medical education course "Challenges and Controversies in Breast Cancer," Thursday, Oct. 20, through Friday, Oct. 21, at the Bell Harbor Conference Center on Pier 66.
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