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Dr. Alice Berger receives grant to study causes of lung cancer in never-smokers

$100K from the Prevent Cancer Foundation will allow her to link environmental factors to genetic signatures in tumors

Jan. 28, 2019 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Alice Berger recently received a grant from Prevent Cancer Foundation to help untangle how environmental exposures beyond cigarette smoke contribute to lung cancer.

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Path to a targeted treatment for small-cell lung cancer?

Researchers show how common mutation in SCLC makes mouse tumors more vulnerable to certain cancer drugs

Sept. 4, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Work by Dr. David MacPherson could point the way toward a targeted treatment for a subset of small-cell lung cancers. He showed that SCLC tumors with a specific DNA mutation are more vulnerable to certain drugs.

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Fred Hutch team receives $7.5M NCI grant to improve cancer screening

PROSPR II consortium aims to refine detection of cervical, colorectal and lung cancers

March 1, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch researchers have, for the second time, received $7.5M from the National Cancer Institute to participate in a cancer-screening research consortium.

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