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September 30, 2022

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is now Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance have merged, creating an organization that aims to bring scientific advances to patients faster, and deepens longstanding ties with UW Medicine. Under the restructuring, the two entities are now a single, independent, not-for-profit organization called Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, which provides oncology care for UW…

June 25, 2022

Savannah Partridge, Ph.D., named SBI Honorary Fellow 2022

Congratulations to Savannah Partridge, Ph.D., who was named Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) Honorary Fellow at the SBI ACR Breast Imaging Symposium 2022! The award ceremony was held on Tuesday May 17th.  Honorary Fellows are individuals who have made outstanding contributions to breast imaging and who are otherwise eligible for membership in the society. They…

June 23, 2022

JAMA Oncology study led by Marissa Lawson, M.D., suggests ‘structural racism’ in breast-biopsy delays

Marissa Lawson, M.D., had her first-authored original research paper published in JAMA Oncology today. The paper suggests structural racism as a major contributor to delayed diagnoses among U.S. women of minority race and ethnicity after abnormal mammography screenings.  “Even after adjusting for multiple factors thought to contribute to delayed diagnosis, we still see persistent disparities…

June 19, 2022

Anum Kazerouni, Ph.D., awarded Earlier.org pilot grant

Congratulations to Anum Kazerouni, Ph.D. who has been awarded a pilot grant by Earlier.org for her research proposal titled, “Improved breast cancer screening and lesion diagnosis with ultrafast dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE-) MRI.” This research represents an exciting new opportunity for earlier detection of breast cancer. The goal of this pilot project is to improve the…

May 23, 2022

Anum Kazerouni, Ph.D., receives QIN Young Investigator Award

Congratulations to Anum Kazerouni, Ph.D, who received the Quantitative Imaging Network (QIN) Young Investigator award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at their conference on May 20th. The purpose of the award is to recognize the contributions made by a young scientist, engineer, clinical staff or technical contributor in the field of quantitative imaging as…