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'It's a great mission'

Partnering with Fred Hutch Global Oncology, Burkitt’s Lymphoma Fund for Africa carries on its founder’s passion

Dec. 23, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Steve Kussick, president of the board for the Seattle-based Burkitt’s Lymphoma Fund for Africa, partners with Fred Hutch Global Oncology to bring cancer care to children in Uganda and Kenya.

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In Uganda, strengthening a partnership against cancer

A ‘compelling and inspiring visit’ yields renewed commitment by Fred Hutch, Ugandan leaders

Dec. 2, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Oct. 6, 2016

Good News: Hutch internship program widens educational clout; outpatient clinics open in Uganda; Dr. Stefan Radtke earns DGTI award.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements, and other notable news

Dec. 18, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Fred Hutch bone marrow transplant program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance receives top recognition for third consecutive year; St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright named 51st Hutch Award winner; Uganda's minister of health visits Fred Hutch; Fred Hutch Global Oncology hosts toy drive for kids with cancer in Uganda; Dr. Oliver Press edits hematology textbook.

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Taking screening to the people

Cervical cancer is a top cause of cancer deaths in Uganda; a Fred Hutch partnership helps HIV clinics change that

June 18, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

In Uganda and throughout sub-Saharan Africa, cervical cancer is the most common cancer and the No. 1 cancer killer in women. Dr. Noleb Mugisha aims to help change that by taking advantage of a health care system that is already in place but until recently has focused solely on HIV prevention.

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An ‘audacious and ambitious’ building

Seattle celebrates the opening of the new Uganda-Fred Hutch cancer center

June 4, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

At the grand opening of the new UCI-Fred Hutch Cancer Centre in Kampala last month, leaders of both the Uganda Cancer Institute and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center made clear that the celebration was as much about the people involved in the decade-long collaboration as it was about the alliance’s new state-of-the-art facility. That said, the building really is awesome.

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