The power of private support to find a cure for cancer

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by New Day Producers

KING5.com

Posted on December 3, 2012 at 12:00 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 3 at 5:24 PM

Fred Hutch is a leader in pioneering scientific research to find a cure for cancer, but a big key to discovering these breakthroughs is due to the support they get from private funding. Joining us today was James and Sherry Raisbeck who donated $1.5 million to establish an endowed chair at Fred Hutch dedicated to finding a cure for lymphoma. Also, Dr. Ollie Press, who holds that chair and has since pioneered several treatments that have significantly improved cure rates for patients with blood cancers.

To learn more about the groundbreaking work being done at Fred Hutch, or for ways that you can help, please visit www.fredhutch.org.

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