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

venture for Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center," said Linda Gainer, vice president of External Affairs and Communications at the Hutchinson Center. "Through this expedition, we hope to show that seemingly insurmountable challenges are attainable and that they can lead to successes -- such as finding cures for cancer."

The expedition has strong support from the industry with 15 official suppliers that have donated equipment and gear. Satellite communications systems from Vizada will be used throughout the climb and the public will be able to follow the mountaineers' progress on the Big Expedition web site. It is hoped that those following the climb will gain an appreciation for the parallels with the groundbreaking research being conducted at the Hutchinson Center that will be noted on the site: http://www.fhcrc.org/about/bigexpedition.

BACKGROUND

About the Big Expedition for Cancer Research

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center launched the Big Expedition last fall to create public awareness around the monumental task of eliminating cancer. "The scaling of an unclimbed mountain is a good metaphor for cancer research because the challenges are unknown until you are in the middle of it and no one wants to turn back," said Nobel laureate Lee Hartwell, Ph.D., president and director of the Hutchinson Center. "Through the efforts of these professional mountaineers, we hope to build awareness for the critical need to support cancer research."

About the Big Expedition's Mountaineering Advisory Committee

This group of renowned mountaineers, expedition leaders and adventurers, consists of Phil and Susan Ershler, the first couple to climb the world's "Seven Summits," the highest peaks on each of the seven continents; John Harlin, a noted climber and editor of American Alpine Journal; Eric Simonson, leader of the historic Mount Everest expedition that found the bo
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