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Luke Timmerman to scale Mount Everest for Fred Hutch research

Seattle writer will head to the top of the world in Climb to Fight Cancer

Feb. 27, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Seattle author and biotechnology writer Luke Timmerman plans to climb Mount Everest in May to raise funds for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Taking steps to cure cancer

Scaling mountains to fund research is just another way to rescue lives for this intrepid 'Climb to Fight Cancer' team

Aug. 25, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Since 1997, more than a thousand participants have signed up to "climb a mountain, save a life" through Climb to Fight Cancer, which directly funds Fred Hutch research. Meet the intrepid Montrose Search and Rescue team out of Los Angeles, which has been climbing for the Hutch since 2007.

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'A powerful lesson in giving'

How a beloved aunt's memory inspired a Girl Scout, a group of friends, neighbors and countless others

Nov. 25, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

There’s something strikingly familiar about the cancer community and how those who’ve been touched by this collection of deadly, debilitating diseases will often come together, almost as if at a big table, to pass along love, support, gratitude and good deeds like so many bowls of mashed potatoes and slabs of homemade pie.

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For one climber, the best way through breast cancer is over a mountain

'It’s all about moving forward and not letting something bring me down,' says Marybeth Dingledy, longtime Fred Hutch supporter

July 28, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Life is all about mountains for Marybeth Dingledy — not just the kind you scale, but the rugged terrain you have to slog up, over, around or through when life goes sideways.

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'You can beat this:' Cancer survivor climbs Denali to inspire others

Veteran climbers, including a breast cancer survivor and a Superior Court judge, kick off Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s 16th annual Climb to Fight Breast Cancer on North America's highest peak

June 5, 2013 | By Christi Ball Loso

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Climb a mountain to support Center's breast cancer research

Expanded offerings for peak experiences during the 15th anniversary Climb to Fight Breast Cancer

April 30, 2012 | By Christi Ball Loso

In celebration of its 15th anniversary in 2012, and in 2013, the Climb to Fight Breast Cancer is offering an expanded selection of peaks to appeal to adventurers of all ability levels. Since it was established, the Climb has raised nearly $6 million for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center research.

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