Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center unites innovative research and compassionate care to prevent and eliminate cancer and infectious disease. We’re driven by the urgency of our patients, the hope of our community and our passion for discovery to pursue scientific breakthroughs and healthier lives for every person in every community.
Our values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our actions are driven by the commitments expressed in our values: Collaboration, Compassion, Determination, Excellence, Innovation, Integrity and Respect.
Fred Hutch is an independent, nonprofit organization, that also serves as UW Medicine’s cancer program. This unique relationship allows for enhanced care coordination with one of the world's leading integrated health systems .
Our Nobel Prize–winning work on bone marrow transplantation provided the first example of the power of the human immune system to cure cancer. Today, we continue to lead this revolutionary field, known as immunotherapy.
Our patients are our top priority. We provide comprehensive care from leading oncology experts where many of our physicians also conduct research and clinical trials in addition to caring for their patients.
Under the direction of President Dr. Thomas Lynch, our leadership team is guiding Fred Hutch toward more groundbreaking discoveries.Meet Our Leadership
We conduct research to the highest ethical and legal standards to ensure patient protection and confidentiality.Our Commitment
From faculty to postdocs, interns to research techs, join over 3,500 Fred Hutch employees in our mission to eliminate cancer and other diseases.Find a Job
Achieving our mission requires both careful planning and bold creativity, as well as equal measures of focus and flexibility to follow the science wherever it leads. Through our center-wide strategic planning process, we have identified the following research priorities: