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Hanash wins Komen grant for breast cancer blood test

The $599,999 award supports research to develop companion test to mammograms for increased accuracy and earlier detection

March 26, 2012 | By Christi Ball Loso

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Dr. Samir Hanash, Public Health Sciences Division, is the recipient of $599,999 from the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The grant supports the development of a blood test that would be a companion to mammograms but more accurate in detecting breast cancer at an early stage.

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Researchers closer to early lung cancer detection

Sam Hanash leads discovery of blood proteins associated with early development of lung cancer; findings hold promise of a blood test for screening, diagnosis

Sept. 19, 2011 | By Kristen Woodward

A Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center team has discovered proteins in the blood that are associated with early lung cancer development in mice and humans. The advance brings the reality of a blood test for the early detection and diagnosis of lung cancer a step closer.

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Systems biology may improve early detection of aggressive breast cancer

Chris Kemp and Sam Hanash’s study is the first to examine how blood protein levels change as cancer develops—long before the disease is clinically detectable

Aug. 1, 2011 | By Kristen Woodward

Fred Hutchinosn Cancer Research Center researchers for the first time have identified a set of proteins in the blood that change in abundance long before aggressive breast cancer is clinically detectable.

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