Porter, Cheever will lead the five-year Seattle-based SPORE in projects including development of targeted treatments for drug-resistant tumors
Nov. 15, 2010
| By Kristen Woodward
The National Cancer Institute has awarded $11.5 million to the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center to lead a five-year, Seattle-based breast cancer research consortium. The goal of the endeavor is to positively impact breast cancer prevention, detection, treatment and care of women who have or are at risk for the disease.
Hutchinson Center contact center will become sole national operator of Cancer Information Service, add 60 new jobs
Dec. 7, 2009
| By Dean Forbes and Galen Goff
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has won a $55.4 million, multiple-year contract from the National Cancer Institute to become the nation’s sole operator of NCI’s Cancer Information Service Contact Center.
Grand Opportunities grants from the National Institutes of Health enable Center, UW and Group Health scientists to evaluate cancer treatments, outcomes and costs
Dec. 5, 2009
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers, along with colleagues at Group Health Research Institute and the University of Washington schools of Public Health and Pharmacy, have been selected to lead two collaborative projects worth $8 million, part of approximately $16 million in federal stimulus funding awarded locally for comparative-effectiveness research in cancer.
Brian Till, research associate, studies mantle cell lymphoma
Sept. 21, 2009
Dr. Brian Till, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Clinical Research Division, was among five early career researchers chosen by the Southwest Oncology Group to attend the group’s 2009 Young Investigator Training Course. The three-day workshop, which took place last week in Seattle, provided intensive training in how to design and conduct cancer clinical trials that may involve hundreds of patients at institutions throughout North America.