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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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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Oct. 6, 2016

Good News: Hutch internship program widens educational clout; outpatient clinics open in Uganda; Dr. Stefan Radtke earns DGTI award.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

May 12, 2016

on and Dottie Thomas inducted into Washington Life Science Hall of Fame; Dr. Beverly Torok-Storb a 2016 Women in Life Sciences honoree; Dr. Linda Ko receives $2.5M NIH grant to combat childhood obesity in Lower Yakima Valley; Dr. Ruth Etzioni receives American Statistical Association award; and Global Oncology fellow Dr. Innocent Mutyaba named one of IARC’s ‘cancer research leaders of the future’.

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‘I pray that God will help me’: Treating Kaposi sarcoma in Uganda

Researchers are partnering to better understand infection-related cancers

May 15, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Kaposi sarcoma, now rare in the United States, is a common cancer in Uganda, where researchers and physicians from the Uganda Cancer Institute and Fred Hutch are partnering to try to better learn how to treat infection-related cancers.

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What Uganda is teaching us about cancer

Fred Hutch-Uganda alliance builds a new cancer center on the shoulders of giants

May 12, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

"it's been a long, long journey here," said Uganda Cancer Institute physician Dr. Fred Okuku, referring to the grand opening of the UCI-Fred Hutch Cancer Centre on May 21 in Kampala.

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Uganda: Why ‘we’re in it for the long haul’

It’s a long way to go to study cancer, but within the East African nation of more than 30 million people the Hutchinson Center is gaining knowledge, saving lives

Oct. 27, 2009 | By Brad Broberg

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has received a $500,000 grant from the United States Agency for International Development to aid in the construction of the first American-sponsored cancer clinic and medical-training facility in Africa.

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