Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center received a $30 million NCI grant to enhance cancer research and support vital services for the next five years.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center was awarded a big research grant of over $30 million dollars from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

The grant is called a Cancer Center Support Grant or CCSG. It will fund cancer research at Fred Hutch over the next 5 years.The grant money will help pay for things like new equipment, shared resources between labs, clinical research with patients, and career development for young scientists. It also supports cores that provide services across Fred Hutch like biostatistics, biospecimen storage, and imaging.

This grant has been funding cancer research at Fred Hutch for over 40 years. The renewal will help Fred Hutch continue to do groundbreaking research on cancer prevention, treatment and cures. Researchers at Fred Hutch say the grant helps them collaborate and translate discoveries to help cancer patients worldwide.

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