For the Media

Fred Hutch is at the forefront of a fundamental shift in the way cancer is treated and cured. Our researchers have discovered new ways to empower a patient’s own immune system to do what it does naturally — fight disease — with far fewer side effects than conventional cancer treatments.  Read more


On Wednesday, June 29, Vice President Joe Biden and thousands of people affected by cancer — researchers, oncologists, patients, caregivers, policymakers, friends and family, and more —participated in Cancer Moonshot Summit activities around the country.  Read more

The Media Relations team at Fred Hutch is available to assist members of the news media who would like to arrange interviews with faculty and staff or obtain information about Hutch research and activities.

Please note: For media inquiries about clinical services, patients or staff at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the cancer-care arm of Fred Hutch, UW Medicine and Seattle Children's, please contact Karen Brandvick-Baker, SCCA communications manager, at (206) 288-7239 or

We strive to respond promptly to all media inquiries and encourage you to contact us — whether you would like to speak to a specific researcher or physician, arrange a photo or video shoot or need help finding an expert to comment on a certain topic.

Our primary goal is to help make your job easier while ensuring that all communications result in an accurate portrayal of Fred Hutch research.

Media Relations guidelines

  • All media inquires related to activities at the Hutch must go through Media Relations so the information request can be promptly assessed and facilitated.
  • Reporters, photographers and videographers must be accompanied by a member of the Media Relations team while on the Hutch’s campus. Such visits must be arranged in advance in order to make sure the visit goes smoothly for all involved.


  • Email:
  • Weekdays:
    (206) 667-2210
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday (non-holidays)
  • Urgent after hours:
    (206) 667-6000
    Ask switchboard to contact Media Relations staff on call


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