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Carol Cahill bicycles to honor husband and fund cancer research

– A Kitsap County paper interviewed Carol about Tom’s Mighty Mashers, an Obliteride team in memory of her late husband, Tom Foley.

A Kitsap County paper interviewed Carol about Tom’s Mighty Mashers, an Obliteride team in memory of her late husband, Tom Foley. Carol Cahill, MLS, starred in an August Port Orch…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/aug/carol-cahill-ghri-bicycles-honor-husband-and-fund-cancer-research/

Applying computer power to cancer research

– Before journalist Laurie Becklund died, she called for Big Data research on cancer. That’s exactly what the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium does.

The late Laurie Becklund. Photographed by Elizabeth Rose Becklund Weinstein. Before journalist Laurie Becklund died, she called for Big Data research on cancer. That’s exactly what…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/06/applying-computer-power-cancer-research/

Dr. Jessica Chubak and team ROAR: Research on Animal-human Relationships

– A study to help kids with cancer get time with pets begins field work, with encouragement from a GHRI interest group.

Rene Hawkes, ROAR interest group member, with Pratt. Photo credit: Deb Casso. A study to help kids with cancer get time with pets begins field work, with encouragement from a GHRI …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/06/dr-jessica-chubak-and-team-roar-research-animal-human-relationships/

Treating the body and the mind after cancer diagnosis

– Mental health care, especially for depression, could dramatically improve the lives of cancer patients and survivors.

Mental health care, especially for depression, could dramatically improve the lives of cancer patients and survivors When I tell people I study depression and cancer, I often get…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/04/treating-body-and-mind-after-cancer-diagnosis/

News release: Implementing decision aids affects care decisions in urology

– Fewer invasive treatments after Group Health implemented decision aids.

  As part of the world’s largest distribution of video-based decision aids for any single organization, Group Health implemented video-based “decision aids” for men with two co…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/news-release-implementing-decision-aids-affects-care-decisions-urology/

Our research made news in 2014

– Here’s our list of top 10 research stories of 2014—plus links to the news reports they inspired.

  Here’s our list of top 10 research stories of 2014—plus links to the news reports they inspired.
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/01/our-research-made-news-2014/

Science doesn’t have to be sexy to save lives

– Prevention can save more lives from cancer than treatment does. Dr. Jennifer McClure tells how you can support such research and help stop deadly disease—before it starts.

Prevention can save more lives from cancer than treatment does. Dr. Jennifer McClure tells how you can support such research and help stop deadly disease—before it starts.
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/01/group-health-research-news-science-doesnt-have-be-sexy-save-lives/