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A new handle on research

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.

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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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How one man with breast cancer is helping researchers learn

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.

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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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Uncovering the path to therapy resistance in prostate tumors

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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