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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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Dr. Kevin Cheung receives prestigious ‘Era of Hope’ Scholar Award

$4.1 million, four-year award to advance understanding of breast cancer metastasis

Feb. 22, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch’s Dr. Kevin Cheung, a metastatic breast cancer researcher, has received a $4.1M Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program “Era of Hope” Scholar Award.

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Lobular breast cancer comes into the spotlight

Research collaborations, patient advocates push to explore ‘sneaky,’ understudied subtype’s standing as a distinct disease

Feb. 15, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Lobular breast cancer is the sixth most common cancer in women yet many people have never heard of it. It doesn't image well, may not create a lump and is considered to be an "understudied" cancer. That's changing. Fred Hutch researchers and patient advocates break it down.

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