Fred Hutch
02/26/2017 at 01:41. Facebook
“Never underestimate the difference YOU can make in the lives of others. Step forward, reach out and help. This week reach to someone that might need a lift”
― Pablo

YOU can make a difference and help cure cancer faster. Ride, fundraise, donate, volunteer.
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yesterday at 17:19. Facebook
Check out GeekWire's story about a study published Friday by Fred Hutch scientists that shows some rare T cells are particularly effective at fighting cancer.

Fred Hutch study discovers rare set of cells that are highly effective at fighting cancer
Fred Hutch
02/24/2017 at 22:12. Facebook
Every scientist runs into it at some point: that moment when there’s a new discovery to pursue but instead of funding, there are only fumes.

How to be a curestarter
Fred Hutch
02/24/2017 at 01:09. Facebook
A huge thank you to Blue Nile for leading the charge for Obliteride 2017. Blue Nile is not only the sponsor of the Mercer Island Rest Stop, but is also the top fundraising team as of today. They ride, volunteer, raise funds, and most importantly, are having a blast as they help find cures at Fred Hutch. #ThankyouThursday
Fred Hutch
02/23/2017 at 21:52. Facebook
How is your New Year's resolution? Remember, you can always try again. Dr. Jonathan Bricker shares five steps to help you keep them.
Fred Hutch
02/22/2017 at 22:43. Facebook
Fred Hutch's Rachel Tompa writes: "For whatever reason, many of us don’t talk enough about how to meld a career at the bench with having a family. I’ve often thought back to the conversation I tried to have with my career counselor and wondered how many other budding scientists ran into the same roadblock. While not everyone wants children, those who do can be left to sort it out by...
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Can we talk about doing science and raising children?
Fred Hutch
02/22/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
What is the most common risk factor for developing cancer? Think you know the answer? Prove it by taking our 2-Minute Cancer Fact or Fiction Quiz!

See if you can pass the Fact or Fiction Quiz!
Fred Hutch
02/21/2017 at 23:25. Facebook
The Association of Independent Research Institutes (AIRI), in collaboration with its member institutes, is honored to present AIRI Legislative Champion Awards to Members of Congress who have demonstrated leadership in enhancing the biomedical research enterprise and supporting priorities important to biomedical researchers.

Senator Patty Murray was presented the award by Fred Hutch...
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02/21/2017 at 16:15. Facebook
Join us for the 4th Annual Value in Cancer Care (VCC) Summit, organized by the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR), on Friday, April 7 in Seattle. The full-day conference is for individuals across the healthcare spectrum to explore models of "paying for value" and discuss the future of value-based cancer care delivery in the region.

Value in Cancer Care Summit

Fred Hutch
02/20/2017 at 23:37. Facebook
Fred Hutch​ and STTR Cancer nutritional scientist and cancer prevention specialist Dr. Marian Neuhouser offers her #ExpertAdvice on maintaining a healthy lifestyle to decrease your risk of cancer: [ Link ]

#CancerPreventionMonth #PreventCancer #BeatCancer
Fred Hutch
02/19/2017 at 17:59. Facebook
The study, led by Dr. Eric Chow, examined how serious health outcomes differ between two groups of cancer survivors: those who’d been treated with a transplant of blood-forming stem cells (like a bone marrow transplant), and those who had not.

NCI selects Hutch survivorship study among top 10 research highlights in 2016
Fred Hutch
02/19/2017 at 02:01. Facebook
Dr. Davidson was honored this week at the second annual PRIMO Meeting in Maui, Hawaii. (PRIMO stands for Practical Recommendations in Immuno & Molecular Oncology.)

Dr. Nancy Davidson receives 2017 Women in Oncology Award
After more than 24 years Wendy McNerthney has retired from Bailey-Boushay. She was the longest-serving nurse the facility has had, having spent more than two decades tending to patients and sitting with partners who would eventually become patients themselves.

‘Treasure life’: wisdom from a former AIDS nurse
February is National Cancer Prevention Month. Test your knowledge with the 2-Minute Cancer Fact or Fiction Quiz then share it with family and friends so they can do what they can to stop cancer before it starts.

Are you doing all you can to protect yourself from cancer?
Dr. Keith Jerome and team were awarded a grant from the New York-based amfAR, or Foundation for AIDS Research, as part of its “Countdown to a Cure for AIDS” initiative, which aims to achieve the scientific underpinnings of a cure by 2020.

Dr. Keith Jerome, collaborators awarded amfAR grant for HIV cure research
Attention climbers in the Denver area: The 4th annual Heart and Soul Charity Climbing Competition is set for next Saturday, February 25. Thank you to the Denver Bouldering Club for your commitment to raising funds for Fred Hutch. #ThankyouThursday

Learn more about hosting an external event to benefit Fred Hutch here: [ Link ]

Denver Bouldering Club
The folks at Narratively told a wonderful story in comic form. Nicely done!

I’m Not The Perfect Cancer Survivor. But I’ve Learned to Live With That.
It may be wet, cold and gray in many parts of the U.S., but days are getting longer and the sun will be shining before we know it. Here's a story offering 9 things you can do to reduce the risks of skin cancer: [ Link ]

Hugh Jackman Urges Followers to Wear Sunscreen After Skin Cancer Scare
From the story: "The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center was selected as this year's Innovator of the Year. Unlike some of the younger honorees, Fred Hutch has been in Seattle since 1975 and has nearly 2,800 employees.

Fred Hutch's goal is to grow its faculty by 20 or 25 percent over the next five years. Fred Hutch President Dr. Gary Gilliland said the challenge he and other growing...
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'Tolerate weirdness' and other keys to spark innovation from PSBJ Innovation Award winners - Puget Sound Business Journal
Hope you had a great day, Dave! We loved meeting you last September, and we look forward to hearing your Seattle Mariners calls real soon.

Dave Sims and Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto sat down late last year and shared their cancer stories with one another. You can see that video here: [ Link ]

Dave Sims 'living the dream' with Mariners