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Luke Timmerman summits Mount Everest for cancer research

Seattle biotech writer at the top of the world, raising money for Fred Hutch

May 25, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Luke Timmerman, the Seattle writer who vowed to scale Mount Everest and raise money for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, climbed to the top of the world early Tuesday morning in Nepal and has safely returned to Kathmandu, that nation's capital.

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The ultimate team-building exercise? Climbing a mountain for cancer research

This Washington state construction company is raising money for science, nearly 11,000 feet up

May 2, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Lydig Construction is fielding a team of 27 people — from new hires to CEO — to summit Washington's Mt. Baker this July. Here's why.

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Luke Timmerman to scale Mount Everest for Fred Hutch research

Seattle writer will head to the top of the world in Climb to Fight Cancer

Feb. 27, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Seattle author and biotechnology writer Luke Timmerman plans to climb Mount Everest in May to raise funds for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Taking steps to cure cancer

Scaling mountains to fund research is just another way to rescue lives for this intrepid 'Climb to Fight Cancer' team

Aug. 25, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Since 1997, more than a thousand participants have signed up to "climb a mountain, save a life" through Climb to Fight Cancer, which directly funds Fred Hutch research. Meet the intrepid Montrose Search and Rescue team out of Los Angeles, which has been climbing for the Hutch since 2007.

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Climb a mountain to support Center's breast cancer research

Expanded offerings for peak experiences during the 15th anniversary Climb to Fight Breast Cancer

April 30, 2012 | By Christi Ball Loso

In celebration of its 15th anniversary in 2012, and in 2013, the Climb to Fight Breast Cancer is offering an expanded selection of peaks to appeal to adventurers of all ability levels. Since it was established, the Climb has raised nearly $6 million for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center research.

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Climb dispatch: Teams summit Kilimanjaro

Four teams cap the 2011 Climb to Fight Breast Cancer by reaching the top of the 19,000-foot Tanzanian mountain

Sept. 19, 2011 | By Christi Ball Loso

The 2011 Climb to Fight Breast Cancer season, benefiting the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, ended on a 19,341-foot high note, with six participants reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania Sept. 4. This summer three other Climb to Fight Breast Cancer Kilimanjaro teams made the summit as well.

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