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‘We’re here for you’: Fred Hutch welcomes community to celebrate 40 years

Tuesday’s block party drew crowds to participate in hands-on science demos, learn about cancer research and reflect on four decades’ progress

Sept. 16, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Tuesday afternoon, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center celebrated four decades of innovation, research and cures with a block party unhampered by the day’s gloomy weather.

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Carrying on his grandfather's legacy

Scott Hutchinson, grandson of Fred Hutch founder, gives back by volunteering at the Hutch

April 20, 2015 | By Scott Hutchinson, as told to Susan Keown

"When I had the opportunity to join the Hutch Award committee, I jumped at it because I knew I wanted to get involved to see what the Hutch was all about. Helping others is something that I’ve learned from the beginning from my family, but I never really knew how to give back and carry on my grandfather’s legacy until I started volunteering at the Hutch," said Scott Hutchinson, the grandson of Fred Hutch founder Dr. Bill Hutchinson

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‘I have the chance to fight back’: Choosing a preventive double mastectomy

How one BRCA1-positive woman decided to have both breasts removed to lower her risk of breast cancer

Oct. 22, 2014 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Two years ago, Justine Avery Sands decided to have her breasts removed in a surgery known as prophylactic, or preventive, double mastectomy – a choice prompted by her family’s history of breast cancer.

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