For 45 years, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has been redefining what’s possible in cancer research — establishing a record of unparalleled excellence and saving lives. Based in Seattle, our more than 3,000 world-renowned scientists and staff work from the laboratory to the patient bedside to translate scientific insights into better prevention, treatment, and cures.
Our mission: the elimination of cancer and related diseases as causes of human suffering and death.
Our researchers’ pioneering efforts have already led to cures for some types of cancer — and offered proof that we can harness the immune system to stop others. Now, we are working at the front lines of science: finding new ways to detect cancer earlier, developing effective treatments with fewer side effects, and learning how to stop cancers before they start.
At Fred Hutch, we see possibilities where others don’t. We take risks. And we do the audacious research that drives science forward. Because now is not the time to be cautious. It is time to be bold.
With your support, our scientists are doing more every day — to save lives and cure cancer faster.
Fred “Hutch” Hutchinson was a beloved major league baseball player and manager who died of cancer at the age of 45. His older brother, Dr. Bill Hutchinson, established Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center as a living memorial. He envisioned a place where the world’s best scientists would work together to save lives. Today, Fred Hutch is that place.
Have fun, honor loved ones, and help cure cancer faster. See you Saturday, August 8.