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Cyrus Ghajar Receives $4.1M Grant to Study Ways to Prevent Metastatic Breast Cancer


Cyrus Ghajar, Ph.D., a metastatic breast cancer researcher at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has received a $4.1 million Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) “Era of Hope” Scholar Award. He is investigating two...
29-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Weight Loss, Combined with Vitamin D, Reduces Inflammation Linked to Cancer, Chronic Disease


For the first time, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have found that weight loss, in combination with vitamin D supplementation, has a greater effect on reducing chronic inflammation than weight loss alone. Chronic inflammation...
24-Jun-2015 5:05 PM EDT

NCI Funds $3.1M Fred Hutch Clinical Trial of a Smoking-Cessation Smartphone App


Dr. Jonathan Bricker, a behavioral scientist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington, has received a $3.1 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute to conduct a randomized, controlled clinical...
19-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Fred Hutch Names Matthew Trunnell as Its Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, a world leader in lifesaving research to prevent, detect and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other deadly diseases, announced today that it has recruited Matthew Trunnell as its vice president and chief information...
16-Jun-2015 6:00 AM EDT

Virus Evolution and Human Behavior Shape Global Patterns of Flu Movement

The global movement patterns of all four seasonal influenza viruses are illustrated in research published today in the journal Nature, providing a detailed account of country-to-country virus spread over the last decade and revealing unexpected...
8-Jun-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Research Highlights From the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Investigators at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will share new research findings at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, or ASCO, which is being held May 29–June 2 in Chicago.
29-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Fred Hutch and Uganda Cancer Institute Open UCI-Fred Hutch Cancer Centre in Kampala

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Uganda Cancer Institute on Thursday, May 21 will open the UCI-Fred Hutch Cancer Centre in Kampala, the first comprehensive cancer center jointly constructed by U.S. and African cancer institutions in...
19-May-2015 2:25 PM EDT

Psychologist Jonathan Bricker Finalist for 'Geek of the Year Award' by GeekWire


Dr. Jonathan Bricker, a psychologist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center who studies acceptance and commitment therapy, or ACT, to help people quit smoking and other unhealthy behaviors, has been selected as one of five finalists for...
27-Apr-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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@FredHutch 'financial toxicity' expert available to comment re: actress Shannen Doherty's #breastcancer


19-Aug-2015 6:05 PM EDT

Fred Hutch Ovarian Symptom Screening Expert Available to Discuss Warning Signs, Risk Factors


24-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Looking for Great American Smokeout Sources? Fred Hutch Psychologist Jonathan Bricker Can Discuss the Latest Research-Based Smoking Interventions


Living healthy is hard. Most people who try to change habits, such as smoking, will lapse. But science is giving new hope. Dr. Jonathan Bricker is an internationally recognized scientific leader in a bold approach called acceptance and commitment...
4-Nov-2014 5:10 PM EST

Fred Hutch (@HutchinsonCtr) Expert Available to Discuss #Ovarian Cancer Symptoms, Screening, Risk Factors during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month


16-Sep-2014 4:50 PM EDT

Smoking-Cessation Expert and Psychologist Dr. Jonathan Bricker Comments on CVS' Decision to Ban the Sale of Tobacco Products


6-Feb-2014 6:00 PM EST

Dr. Benjaimin Anderson, Expert in Global Breast Health, Available as Source for World Cancer Day Feb. 4


3-Feb-2014 2:00 PM EST

Colleen Delaney: An Expert in Cord Blood Transplantation


8-Jan-2014 5:00 PM EST

Expert on Prostate Cancer Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment Uses Statistical and Computer Modeling for Policy Development


Dr. Ruth Etzioni, a biostatistician, is a member of the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She focuses on statistical and computer modeling for policy development, with a focus on prostate cancer research. A...
28-Aug-2013 1:00 PM EDT

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