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Breast Cancer Research Foundation funds 8 Fred Hutch/UW Cancer Consortium scientists

Nearly $2M will go toward potential therapies for metastatic disease and better risk reduction through diet and exercise

Nov. 9, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers in the Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium received grants totaling nearly $2 million from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, or BCRF, funding that will continue to fuel their research through 2019. Most of the grants will go toward new therapies for patients with metastatic cancers.

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Brain cancer subtype caused by single gene fusion

Hutch researchers create genetically relevant model to examine the biology of supratentorial ependymomas

June 26, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Eric Holland and colleagues create a genetically relevant model to examine the biology of supratentorial ependymomas, a common brain cancer in children.

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Study shows how glioblastomas get a leg up

New computational method sheds light on how cancer-contributing genes make brain tumors more aggressive and radiation-resistant

April 13, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers at Fred Hutch and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed a computational method that sheds light on how cancer-contributing genes make brain tumors more aggressive and radiation-resistant.

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Early phase clinical trial shows promise for advanced head and neck cancer

Nine out of 10 patients treated with the experimental therapy saw their tumors shrink

April 13, 2018 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

When you look at Carla Stone, you might not guess that she was diagnosed with stage 4 head and neck cancer just two years ago. Stone participated in a clinical trial that shrank her advanced tumor down to nothing, allowing her to undergo a minimally invasive surgery.

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$7 million grants boost functional genomics team science

Dr. Chris Kemp’s 2 NCI awards will help support drug-target discovery and commercialization for personalized oncology

March 15, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Christopher Kemp and colleagues have received two grants from the National Cancer Institute totaling more than $7M to support their functional genomics research.

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Dr. Alice Berger receives $200K grant for lung cancer research

Award to fund genome sequencing on lung tumors found in female ‘never-smokers’

March 7, 2018 | By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Alice Berger, a translational researcher at Fred Hutch, has received a $200K award to advance her scientific focus on the genetics of lung cancer in women who have never smoked.

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