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Dr. Jay Mendoza moves into health disparities leadership at Fred Hutch, Cancer Consortium

New Office of Community Outreach and Engagement to focus on underserved populations in western Washington

April 5, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Pediatrician and public health researcher Dr. Jay Mendoza has been named director of Fred Hutch’s Health Disparities Research Center, replacing Dr. Beti Thompson.

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Galloway and Hartwell to enter Washington Life Science Hall of Fame

Awards recognize power of basic research, leadership in driving advances for patients

March 27, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Basic researchers Drs. Denise Galloway and Lee Hartwell to enter Washington Life Science Hall of Fame.

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American Society of Preventive Oncology honors Dr. Beti Thompson

Health disparities researcher has devoted her career to improving cancer prevention in underserved populations

March 26, 2018 | By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Beti Thompson, a health disparities researcher at Fred Hutch, has received the American Society of Preventive Oncology annual Joseph F. Fraumeni Jr. Distinguished Achievement Award.

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Scientists-turned-entrepreneurs share lessons learned launching startups

From venture capital to office space to acquisitions, academics starting companies face a steep learning curve — but there’s help to be found

March 26, 2018 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Scientists who make the leap from academia to founding their own companies face a steep learning curve. There's a lot to learn and a lot to take in. But help is available.

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Health Disparities Research Center awards pilot grants for 2 new public health projects

Projects focus on breast health and promoting health education

March 9, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Two community nonprofits, one focused on breast health and another promoting health education, are the latest recipients of pilot grants from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Health Disparities Research Center, or HDRC.

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6 misconceptions about colorectal cancer

Get the facts and lower your risk

March 8, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

From colonoscopy to barbeque, test your knowledge about colorectal cancer risk with the help of myth-busting experts from Fred Hutch — it might just save your life.

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