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Celebrating our achievements

May 1, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Recent notable accomplishments: Dr. Linda Buck elected to Royal Society; Dr. Cecilia Moens published paper describing use of novel gene editing tool to screen for genes’ functions in vertebrates; Elizabeth Carosso receives Margaret T. Farwell Outstanding Staff Career Contribution Award; Fred Hutch named Gold-level Bicycle Friendly Business

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Dr. Beti Thompson receives the AACR Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Health Disparities Award

She is also a finalist for Seattle Business magazine’s 2014 Leaders in Health Care Community Outreach Award

Jan. 21, 2014 | By Deborah Bach

Fred Hutch researcher, Dr. Beti Thompson, received AACR Distinquished Lecture on the Science of Health Disparities Award.

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center public health offshoot thrives in Sunnyside

Thompson Studies' Center for Community Health Promotion: Improving health in Lower Yakima Valley while gathering research data to reduce disparities

June 4, 2013 | By Brad Broberg

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Thompson Studies' Ilda Islas killed in highway crash

Fred Hutch Public Health Sciences Division team mourns loss of colleague considered the ‘heart and soul' of their site office in the Lower Yakima Valley

Oct. 29, 2012 | By Galen Motin Goff

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Online guide aids breast cancer prevention decisions

Mateo Banegas, colleagues show Web-based tool successful helping women with high breast cancer risk understand medical options

April 23, 2012

A new study has found that when women at high risk of breast cancer viewed a customized Web-based decision guide about prevention options, they were more likely to make a choice about prevention and to feel comfortable with their choice.

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Health Disparities Research Center launches new website

Response to a summer survey drove development of the site as a resource for information on Center research and events relating to underserved populations and cancer

Feb. 21, 2012 | By Rachel Tompa

The Health Disparities Research Center, established at the Hutchinson Center in January 2011 to unite, define and prioritize research on cancer in underrepresented populations, has just launched a resource-filled website on CenterNet.

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