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Lobular breast cancer comes into the spotlight

Research collaborations, patient advocates push to explore ‘sneaky,’ understudied subtype’s standing as a distinct disease

Feb. 15, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Lobular breast cancer is the sixth most common cancer in women yet many people have never heard of it. It doesn't image well, may not create a lump and is considered to be an "understudied" cancer. That's changing. Fred Hutch researchers and patient advocates break it down.

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Cancer patients share thoughts on awareness

A common sentiment: 'Pink is a color, not a cure. We need research, not ribbons.'

Oct. 31, 2017 | By Fred Hutch News Service

As another Breast Cancer Awareness Month winds down, we asked patients and others who follow Fred Hutch on social media to tell us what they would like people to be aware of with regard to this high-profile cancer.

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What's your cancer color?

There’s a cascade of cancer-awareness colors, but how do they get decided and do they divide or unite?

Dec. 10, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

There are nearly 30 colors for different types of cancer. Many people wear their cancer colors proudly, but others fear the many colors represent unneeded divisions.

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Blue football penalties to flag prostate cancer awareness

High school football penalty flags go blue this week in Washington and parts of Hawaii and New Mexico for the Center's award-winning 'Coaches Against Cancer' campaign

Sept. 12, 2011

Juan Cotto, manager of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Community Outreach program, created the "Coaches Against Cancer" campaign to raise awareness of prostate cancer during September, which is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Blue is the color now associated with prostate cancer, like the color pink is for breast cancer.

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FAT bastard wine sales benefit breast cancer research

Wine company will donate a portion of proceeds to the Center

Oct. 18, 2010 | By Christi Ball Loso

For the eighth year in a row, when you purchase a bottle of FAT bastard wine, a portion of the proceeds will benefit breast cancer patients, awareness and research, including the work of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Did you see Pac-10 football’s blue sleeves?

Pac-10 football officials gave a colorful boost to Hutchinson Center prostate cancer awareness campaign last Saturday

Nov. 9, 2009

Football fans who watched Pacific-10 Conference matchups last Saturday saw game officials adorned in blue sleeves as part of a prostate cancer awareness campaign led by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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