Charles W. Drescher, M.D.

Charles Drescher M.D.

Charles W. Drescher, M.D.

Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutch

Fax: 206.215.6201
Mail Stop: M2-B230

Dr. Charles Drescher is practicing gynecologic oncologist and surgeon who researches gynecological cancers through Fred Hutch’s Translational and Outcomes Research Group. He has extensive experience in collecting and processing tissues and blood specimens from ovarian cancer patients, which are banked for use in research studies. In addition, he has led efforts to discover molecular targets for ovarian cancer prognosis and therapy. As an expert in gynecological oncology, Dr. Drescher is actively involved in many ovarian cancer research organizations, including the Gynecological Oncology Group, the Puget Sound Oncology Consortium and the Pacific Ovarian Cancer Research Consortium. He is also the former medical director of the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research at Swedish Medical Center.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Gynecologic Oncology
Pacific Gynecology Specialists, Swedish Medical Center

Canary Foundation, Scientific Advisory Board

Clinical Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Washington School of Medicine


M.D., University of Michigan, Medicine, 1982.

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Dr. Drescher in the News

Squelching ovarian cancer: the not-so-silent killer

Hutch News - September 17, 2018

So you're BRCA, now what?

Hutch News - November 08, 2016

Arnold floor named to honor Canary Foundation

Hutch News - August 30, 2010

Harnessing cancer's inner enemy

Hutch News - February 16, 2006

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