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Dec 22, 2014, 17:43 ET

¿Preparándose para dejar de fumar este año nuevo?

 Es el mejor momento: usted está listo para dejar de fumar este año nuevo. Empiece con solo un clic en WebQuit.org. Foto -...

Dec 22, 2014, 14:11 ET
Jonathan Bricker, Ph.D., a psychologist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, is the principal investigator of WebQuit.

Getting ready to quit smoking in the new year?

 The time is right – you're ready to quit smoking in the new year. Begin with just a click at WebQuit.org. WebQuit is an online...

Nov 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
D. Gary Gilliland, M.D., Ph.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center president and director. Photo: Robert Hood / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch recruits D. Gary Gilliland as its new president and director

 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, a world leader in lifesaving research to prevent, detect and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other deadly...

Apr 07, 2014, 17:14 ET

Bezos family donates $20 million to Fred Hutch to develop therapies that 'melt' cancer

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists striving for new cancer cures — and the patients who stand to benefit from them — got...

Mar 24, 2014, 13:00 ET

¿Preparándose para dejar de fumar?

Es el momento correcto: usted está listo para dejar de fumar. Comience con un clic en WebQuit.org. WebQuit es un programa en línea para...

Mar 24, 2014, 13:00 ET

Getting ready to quit smoking?

The time is right – you're ready to quit smoking. Begin with just a click at WebQuit.org. WebQuit is an online quit-smoking program and...

Jan 10, 2014, 08:30 ET

Researchers Develop Tool To Determine Individual Risk Of Prostate Cancer Overdiagnosis

 Studies have found that prostate cancer is overdiagnosed in up to 42 percent of cases, prompting men to receive unnecessary treatment that can...

Oct 23, 2013, 18:06 ET
Inaugural Obliteride Sets Northwest Fundraising Record. The Fred Hutch event raises nearly $2 million for cancer research.  (PRNewsFoto/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)

Inaugural Obliteride Sets Northwest Fundraising Record

 The inaugural Obliteride was a huge success. In its first year, Obliteride raised more money for a local organization than any other...

Oct 16, 2013, 12:55 ET

10 Baseball Players Nominated For 49th Annual Hutch Award(r)

 Legendary Major League Baseball player and manager Fred Hutchinson died of cancer in 1964, but his bravery and commitment live on through an...

Sep 19, 2013, 16:52 ET

Six Charities Will Receive Donations From Game It Forward's First-Release 'Quingo,' Which Combines Trivia Questions And Bingo

Six charities, including five based in Seattle, will receive funds from a new iPad game created by local startup Game It Forward. "Quingo" combines...

Sep 19, 2013, 11:00 ET

Six charities will receive donations from Game It Forward's first-release 'Quingo,' which combines trivia questions and bingo

Six charities, including five based in Seattle, will receive funds from a new iPad game created by local startup Game It Forward. "Quingo" combines...

Sep 17, 2013, 20:00 ET

Frederick Appelbaum, a world expert in blood cancers, named deputy director of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

 Frederick R. Appelbaum, M.D., a world expert in the research and treatment of blood cancers who for the past two decades has served as senior...

Aug 14, 2013, 15:06 ET

How A Little Girl With Brain Cancer Inspired 'Citizen Science'

 A spirited, red-headed girl named Violet who died at age 11 from an inoperable brainstem tumor is the inspiration behind "Project Violet,"...

Aug 09, 2013, 11:02 ET

Influential Women U.S. Senators Urge Support for Continued Current Funding of Pioneering Women's Health Initiative

An influential group of women U.S. senators are urging the National Institutes of Health to continue current funding levels for the...

Jun 21, 2013, 13:20 ET

Former Gov. Chris Gregoire Among Four Newly Appointed Board Members Of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Former Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire has been appointed to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's board of trustees – her first foray back...

May 15, 2013, 22:07 ET

NIH Saves Lives: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Calls On Congress To Restore Full NIH Funding

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, one of the nation's top cancer research and prevention centers and pioneer of bone marrow and stem cell...

Apr 01, 2013, 18:57 ET

Brain Cancer Researcher Eric Holland, One Of The World's Top Neurosurgeons, To Join Fred Hutch And UW Medicine

 Eric Holland, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally renowned neurosurgeon and brain cancer researcher, has been recruited from Memorial...

Mar 25, 2013, 14:20 ET

Cancer In Young Adults Is Focus Of New Nationwide Study To Be Led By Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program

 The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program and its directors, K. Scott Baker, M.D. and Karen Syrjala, Ph.D., have been...

Mar 12, 2013, 11:20 ET

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Names Seasoned Media Executive As Vice President Of Communications

 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today named accomplished media executive Jennifer Sizemore as its new vice president of communications,...

Mar 12, 2013, 07:05 ET

There's An App For That: Adult Daily Smokers Are Needed For A Study Of A Quit-Smoking iPhone App

  Adults who've smoked daily for at least the past year who want to quit within the next 30 days are needed for a study of a quit-smoking...