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Science without borders

At Fred Hutch and other U.S. research centers, a global village works to cure cancer and other diseases

Oct. 16, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch Research Center

Fred Hutch, like other major U.S. cancer research centers, attracts top scientists from around the world working to cure cancer, HIV and other diseases

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A legacy of learning

Former Fred Hutch IT expert, whose own education was cut short, leaves funds used to establish an endowment to help young scientists continue theirs

May 11, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch epidemiologist Dr. Chu Chen shares the story of her little brother, Yeuliang Chen, a brilliant economist-in-training whose education was cut short by a stroke. Thirteen years after his death, his legacy and love of learning live on.

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Researchers identify genes that signal oral cancer spread

Discovery could lead to the development of a biomarker-based test in lieu of neck surgery

May 9, 2011 | By Dean Forbes

For the first time, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists have identified genes that signal when oral cancer has spread to lymph nodes in the neck. If confirmed by additional research, the discovery of this four-gene set could lead to the development of a biomarker-based test of the tumor that could help physicians determine whether oral squamous cell carcinoma has spread and therefore become more deadly. The findings appear in the April 15 issue of Clinical Cancer Research.

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Even short-term combined hormone therapy use presents risks

Study finds hormone therapy appears to increase frequency of abnormal mammograms, breast biopsies

Feb. 25, 2008

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Dr. Anne McTiernan and colleagues from the Public Health Sciences Division and the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor–UCLA Medical Center co-authored a study on the connection between combined hormone therapy use and breast-cancer detection.

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Women of Color Empowered honors Chu Chen, Mary Flowers Sept. 23

Sept. 15, 2005

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