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Patients take a starring role to define, shape palliative care

Improving value, decreasing human and financial costs of cancer are the focus of Palliative Care Quality Measurement Summit

May 19, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Cancer patients were the star participants at a palliative care summit held May 15 in Seattle. The Palliative Care Quality Measurement Summit, co-sponsored by Fred Hutch and the University of Washington, was the latest in a series of community meetings designed to increase value and decrease the human and financial cost of cancer care.

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Cancer Surveillance System repeats top quality ranking

Registry places first in nation for unprecedented fourth consecutive year

Dec. 7, 2009 | By Colleen Steelquist

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Cancer Surveillance System placed first in the nation for data quality for the fourth year in a row, the longest success record of any cancer registry.

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