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Stamping out bias with compassion and cartoons

Sikh Captain America visits the Hutch to talk storytelling, superheroes and strategies for fighting hate in life and at work

Feb. 27, 2019 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

New York political cartoonist and performance artist Vishavjit Singh, who travels around the country speaking against intolerance and bias as Sikh Captain America, came to Fred Hutch Friday to talk about the importance of diversity and inclusion in life, at work and in science.

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Functional genomics provides a window into cancer's Achilles heels

Technique pinpoints unique tumor vulnerabilities — even when they are not written in tumor DNA

May 10, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

New findings by Dr. Christopher Kemp and colleagues demonstrate how functional genomics can highlight potential drug targets in patients with head and neck cancer.

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Early phase clinical trial shows promise for advanced head and neck cancer

Nine out of 10 patients treated with the experimental therapy saw their tumors shrink

April 13, 2018 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

When you look at Carla Stone, you might not guess that she was diagnosed with stage 4 head and neck cancer just two years ago. Stone participated in a clinical trial that shrank her advanced tumor down to nothing, allowing her to undergo a minimally invasive surgery.

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