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The social media-powered, patient-driven Metastatic Breast Cancer Project aims to speed cures

May 24, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Corrie Painter first turned to Facebook to find others who shared her rare, aggressive cancer. It was her first step on a path from the bench to the bed to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where as a scientist-turned-patient-turned-advocate, she directs an unusual collaboration between patients and researchers called the Metastatic Breast Cancer Project.

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Win a Cadillac—it’s your last chance

Tweet and donate to the Center by Feb. 28 and you could win a new car in the Race for a Ride fundraising campaign

Feb. 24, 2011 | By Christi Ball Loso

Donated by Brotherton Cadillac in Renton, a 2011 Cadillac CTS sedan will be awarded to one lucky tweeter who’s helped raise awareness and funds for five nonprofits, including the Hutchinson Center. Everyone who tweets for the nonprofit that ends up with the highest donation total will be entered into a sweepstakes for the car.

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Tweet and donate $5; you could win a car

A few tweets and a small donation—$5 or $10—will help the Center’s general fund and put you into the ‘Race for a Ride’—a 2011 Cadillac CTS

Nov. 15, 2010 | By Christi Ball Loso

Renton’s Brotherton Cadillac will award a 2011 Cadillac CTS to one lucky Twitter user in an innovative social media campaign to raise money for five nonprofits, including the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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