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Q & A with Dr. Peggy Porter: Targeted breast cancer treatments require diverse research data

Breast cancer researcher discusses need to extend research and results to minority women

Oct. 26, 2017 | By Sabrina Richards and Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Personalized breast cancer treatments must come to everyone -- and that requires study data from diverse populations, says breast cancer researcher Dr. Peggy Porter.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Oct. 19, 2017

Dr. Ruth Etzioni, a Fred Hutch biostatistician, has received a five-year National Institutes of Health grant to advance the science of cancer surveillance by developing, validating and deploying a scalable, automated approach for identifying cancer recurrence.

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‘I feel like this is the year’

New strides in metastatic breast cancer research and advocacy give patients, scientists hope

April 27, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Metastatic breast cancer kills around 40,000 women (and men) a year, but a handful of MBC patients who visited Fred Hutch recently say they're more encouraged than ever. Find out why.

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Q&A: A conversation about gender bias in science

Seattle researchers gather for AWIS-Hutch United panel on women in science

Oct. 22, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Scientists gathered at Fred Hutch for a panel presentation - a common event at a research organization. But this group looked a bit different than a usual room full of scientists: Nearly all are women.

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NWBioTrust: Enhancing access to biospecimens for research

New resource collaboration will increase availability of human blood and tissues samples to benefit research and the community

Sept. 3, 2013

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Cancer chemotherapy resistance: Hutchinson Center team discovers new mechanism

Noncancerous fibroblasts when exposed to chemotherapy sustain DNA damage that drives the production of an array of factors that stimulate solid tumor cancer growth

Aug. 6, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

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