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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Inaugural Big Expedition for Cancer Research Begins in Alaska
Date:6/16/2008

Professional climbers embark upon first-ever climbing event of this

national cancer-awareness campaign

SEATTLE, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Big Expedition for Cancer Research left Saturday on a quest to scale an unclimbed, unnamed peak in Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park, part of a national awareness campaign for cancer research. The climb mirrors the quest to eliminate cancer -- the route is uncharted, there are inevitable unexpected setbacks and exhilarating advances, yet the goal remains paramount.

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The climbers left early Saturday morning by boat from Gustavus, Alaska, for Reid Inlet in Glacier Bay National Park. They are scheduled to arrive at the mountain in the next few days, where they'll set up base camp and prepare to leave for the summit when weather permits. The public can follow the progress of the climb at http://www.fhcrc.org/about/bigexpedition.

Professional mountaineers Matthew Farmer, 32, of Seattle; Dawn Glanc, 32, of Bellingham, Wash.; Kevin Mahoney, 39, of Madison, N.H.; and Bayard Russell Jr., 30, of Madison, N.H., will represent the Hutchinson Center on the Big Expedition for Cancer Research. Each was selected to participate in the expedition because of their passion, skill and experience in climbing.

"I joined the Big Expedition for Cancer Research because the idea of climbing as a metaphor for not just cancer research but for living life resonates within me," said Farmer, whose father was treated at the Hutchinson Center in 2002. "Be it in medical research, climbing, or our everyday lives, overcoming our fears and exploring the vast possibilities presented by the unknown is what makes us human, what makes us alive."

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