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‘We can get this done’: National Cancer Moonshot takes flight

Moonshot Summit at Fred Hutch part of coast-to-coast conversation to stop cancer

June 29, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

For the first time, America talks together Wednesday about ending cancer – from a Cancer Moonshot Summit at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to hundreds of simultaneous gatherings in all 50 states on the “national day of action” to speed cures.

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A new handle on research

The social media-powered, patient-driven Metastatic Breast Cancer Project aims to speed cures

May 24, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Corrie Painter first turned to Facebook to find others who shared her rare, aggressive cancer. It was her first step on a path from the bench to the bed to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where as a scientist-turned-patient-turned-advocate, she directs an unusual collaboration between patients and researchers called the Metastatic Breast Cancer Project.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

March 10, 2016

Drs. Michael Emerman and Nina Salama elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology; Dr. William Grady receives grant for esophageal cancer screening study; Dr. Andrew Hsieh earns 2016 ASCI Young Physician-Scientist Award; New interactive map is hub for global breast cancer data

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Consortium presents genomics symposium May 23

Discuss effects of genomics on cancer therapy at this free symposium; registration required

April 9, 2012

"Will Genomics Revolutionize Cancer Therapy?" Find out when the Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium present this daylong symposium Wednesday, May 23, 9 a.m.- 4:45 p.m. in Pelton Auditorium, Weintraub Building, B1-065.

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Prentice Symposium attracts 200 researchers nationwide

Event honored Dr. Ross Prentice and his contributions, especially to chronic disease prevention research and related methodology developments

Nov. 7, 2011

On Oct 20-21, more than 200 nationwide researchers in biostatistics, epidemiology and genomics from across the nation came to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to participate in the Prentice Symposium, "Emerging Methodological Issues in Population-based Chronic Disease Research."

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Trask receives Seattle Storm award Aug. 5

Barbara Trask is one of four recipients of the WNBA championship team’s annual Women of Inspiration Award; discount game tickets available

July 25, 2011 | By Galen Motin Goff

The Seattle Storm has named the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s former Human Biology Division director a recipient of its 2011 Women of Inspiration Award. Trask will receive the honor Friday, Aug. 5, during the game between the WNBA championship Storm and the Connecticut Sun at 7 p.m. in Key Arena.

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