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Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Oct. 26, 2017

Fred Hutch leader Dr. Gary Gilliland addressed lawmakers at a hearing to discuss NIH funding for biomedical research, particularly the role of a type of funding called facilities and administrative costs.

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Aspirin and its cousins linked to longer survival after colorectal cancer

Large study of preventive drugs for colorectal cancer survivors finds link to decreased mortality — but only for those with certain tumor genetics

June 15, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Aspirin and other NSAIDs are linked to decreased mortality in colorectal cancer survivors, a new study finds -- but just for those with the most common tumor subtype.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

March 18, 2016

Dr. Soheil Meshinchi receives $250K from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for childhood cancer research ... and more Good News at Fred Hutch.

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Public health researchers get $4 million grant to study aggressive type of colorectal cancer; Core Center of Hematology designated as national core resource

July 30, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Newcomb team gets over $4 million grant to investigate aggressive, understudied type of colorectal cancer; Core Center of Hematology designated as national core resource

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Cancer: Down, but not out

New American Cancer Society statistics show reasons to celebrate, yet more work remains

Jan. 12, 2015 | By Joely Johnson Mork / Fred Hutch News Service

U.S. cancer deaths have fallen 22 percent since 1991, according to the American Cancer Society. This drop in mortality rate is equivalent to upwards of 1.5 million lives spared.

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When diseases collide: Less than half of cancer survivors have been tested for HIV

Not knowing HIV status can affect treatment and prognosis of two debilitating conditions, finds CDC study of adults younger than 65

Nov. 13, 2014 | By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service

Despite known links between cancer and the virus that causes AIDS, less than half of cancer survivors in the U.S. younger than 65 have been tested for HIV, a first-ever government study finds.

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