About Us

Making Life Beyond Cancer a Reality

As a preeminent leader in cancer care as well as cancer and infectious disease research, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center has long been at the vanguard of the fight against cancer and other dangerous diseases. Translating discoveries into cures, our comprehensive care and pioneering research has saved hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide.

Translating discoveries into cures, our pioneering research has saved hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide.


Nobel Prize Winners
Researchers from Fred Hutch have been honored with the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.


Countries Where We Do Research
Our science takes place around the world and has an impact on people everywhere.


Collaborating across the globe, our dedicated, talented people are driven by an ambitious vision.


Acres of Campus
Our beautiful South Lake Union campus features cutting-edge research facilities that promote cross-disciplinary collaboration.

A Living Memorial

Seattle surgeon Dr. Bill Hutchinson established a living memorial to his brother, Fred, a baseball legend who died of cancer at age 45, by establishing Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 1975.

Robert M. Arnold Building, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Mission & Values

Our scientists are humanitarians who collaborate to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer and other diseases. Our shared vision: to eliminate cancer and other diseases as causes of human suffering and death.

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Multidisciplinary Care

One of our greatest strengths is our multidisciplinary approach to care. Anyone with cancer can have a consultation — no referral needed.

Being at the Vanguard of Great Science
HVTN lab workers retrieve samples from sub-zero freezers at Fred Hutch


 Fred Hutch President and Director Thomas Lynch speaks with Fred Hutch faculty


Dr. Matthias Stephan speaks with high school students

Educational Outreach


Fred Hutch employs more than 5,700 people in a wide range of occupations. Find out more about our career opportunities

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Pioneering Research

We're tackling cancer from every angle in our research labs and in collaborative projects that span the globe.

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Delivering Treatments

We offer a breadth of leading-edge treatments, some not available elsewhere — plus the opportunity to participate in clinical trials.

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Collaborating for Cures

Meet the team that seeks convergence between science and business, leading to high-impact partnerships with industry, licensing agreements, and spinouts and startups.

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Why Your Gift Matters

Learn how your support for Fred Hutch can help provide cancer patients with the most precious gift of all: time.

Help Us Eliminate Cancer

Every dollar counts. Please support lifesaving research today.