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Health Disparities Research Center awards pilot grants for 2 new public health projects

Projects focus on breast health and promoting health education

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

Two community nonprofits, one focused on breast health and another promoting health education, are the latest recipients of pilot grants from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Health Disparities Research Center, or HDRC.

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The science of empowerment

Health disparities workshops build bridges to better serve marginalized communities

March 13, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Through an innovative grant-training program, Fred Hutch’s Health Disparities Research Center aims to even the playing field for traditional "health have-nots."

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The power of sharing your story

Patient stories provide a powerful medium for healing, as well as learning about disease, new study confirms

Sept. 2, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Sharing a cancer story can be powerful, especially within communities of color. A new study out from Fred Hutch's Health Disparities Research Center confirms that sharing stories of cancer and other illness help patients heal and provide hope, strength and encouragement to others.

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A mother's legacy: Dave Winfield has spent his life carrying on his mom's values

Hutch Award Luncheon keynote speaker was the first active athlete to start a charitable foundation

Jan. 28, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Hall-of-Famer Dave Winfield will be the keynote speaker at the Hutch Award Luncheon Jan. 29 at Seattle’s Safeco Field.

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Heroes at the Hutch

Fred Hutch joins a first-of-its-kind initiative to hire veterans

Nov. 10, 2014 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch is seeking to open doors to more veterans like Dr. Rachel Ceballos as a founding member of the Heroes Corporate Fellowship Academy, one of five new initiatives to help military service members at Washington’s Joint Base Lewis-McChord re-enter the civilian workforce.

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Power of the personal: Medical advocacy's lifesaving role for African-American breast cancer patients

New study demonstrates the impact of clear discussions, support from medical providers - and shows room for improvement

Oct. 15, 2014 | By Joely Johnson Mork / Fred Hutch News Service

A Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study published earlier this month in the Journal of Cancer Education focuses on how medical advocacy can improve outcomes for African-American women who face a potential breast cancer diagnosis after receiving abnormal mammogram results.

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