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28
Jan
2014

Fred Hutch receives $11.3M NCI grant renewal to lead Pacific Northwest prostate cancer research consortium

Third consecutive five-year Prostate Cancer SPORE grant brings total NCI funding to $35.8M SEATTLE – The National Cancer Institute, a branch of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded an $11.3 million, five-year competitive grant renewal to Fred

17
Aug
2011

Research aims to prevent overtreatment of prostate cancer – Seattle Times

Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have identified genetic markers associated with aggressive prostate cancer. They say their work could lead to the development of a simple blood test that could help determine who should receive aggressive treatment and who could opt for more conservative approaches.

07
Dec
2009

Bielas, Mostaghel secure three-year funding for prostate-cancer research

Drs. Elahe Mostaghel and Jason Bielas recently received New Investigator Awards from the Department of Defense’s Prostate Cancer Research Program. Bielas, an investigator in the Public Health Sciences Division, will use his three-year, $365,000 grant to develop a blood-based, non-invasive screening

06
May
2008

New Effort to Monitor Prostate Cancer

Click here to listen to an interview of Pete Nelson conducted by NPR station KPLU. SEATTLE, WA (KPLU) - For men diagnosed with prostate cancer the best course of action may be no treatment at all. KPLU

05
May
2008

Dr. Nelson to lead Canary Foundation’s Prostate Consortium

Researchers at the Hutchinson Center have a lead role in a new public/private partnership to create the first systematic surveillance program of men with prostate cancer to look for biological clues to help determine when to wait and