The social media-powered, patient-driven Metastatic Breast Cancer Project aims to speed cures
May 24, 2016
| By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service
Dr. Corrie Painter first turned to Facebook to find others who shared her rare, aggressive cancer. It was her first step on a path from the bench to the bed to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where as a scientist-turned-patient-turned-advocate, she directs an unusual collaboration between patients and researchers called the Metastatic Breast Cancer Project.
Much of what’s known about breast cancer is based on studies of women; after Dr. Oliver Bogler was diagnosed, he decided to help change that
Feb. 8, 2016
| By Dr. Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service
Much of what’s known about breast cancer is based on studies of women. After Dr. Oliver Bogler was diagnosed, he decided to help change that and embarked on a journey as a cancer patient and clinical trial participant, aiming to provide science more insight into male breast cancer in every way possible.
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.
Research explains how advanced prostate cancer becomes resistant to androgen-deprivation therapy; findings suggest androgen production occurs within metastatic prostate tumors
June 2, 2008
| By Kristen Woodward
Research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center explains how advanced prostate cancer becomes resistant to androgen-deprivation therapy; findings suggest androgen production occurs within metastatic prostate tumors
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