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Closing the breast cancer divide in sub-Saharan Africa

Clinical trial in Uganda will test alternative diagnostic tool and oral chemotherapy, study genetic differences

Aug. 15, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Uganda Cancer Institute are launching a clinical study in the Ugandan capital Kampala that could change the way breast cancer in sub-Saharan Africa is diagnosed and treated.

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New integrated research center launches

Dr. Denise Galloway heads new collaborative center to study prevention and treatment of cancers linked to infectious agents

Aug. 10, 2017 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Denise Galloway heads new collaborative center to research prevention and treatment of infection-related cancers

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Dr. Hootie Warren takes helm of Fred Hutch Global Oncology

Immunotherapy researcher, cancer doctor set to lead a new worldwide revolution in care

July 6, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch's new head of Global Oncology, Dr. Edus H. Warren, believes that the "breathtaking discoveries and advances" in immunotherapy and other areas that scientists are making here can be adapted to improve cancer care around the world.

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'It's a great mission'

Partnering with Fred Hutch Global Oncology, Burkitt’s Lymphoma Fund for Africa carries on its founder’s passion

Dec. 23, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Steve Kussick, president of the board for the Seattle-based Burkitt’s Lymphoma Fund for Africa, partners with Fred Hutch Global Oncology to bring cancer care to children in Uganda and Kenya.

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In Uganda, strengthening a partnership against cancer

A ‘compelling and inspiring visit’ yields renewed commitment by Fred Hutch, Ugandan leaders

Dec. 2, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

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A little card with a big task: Saving lives from CML

Researchers develop low-cost, paper-based diagnostic for use in low-income countries

Nov. 18, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers have developed a method to diagnose CML accurately from dried blood spots on special paper shipped by “snail mail” — at a tiny fraction of the price of FedEx-ing fresh tubes of blood halfway around the world.

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