Collaborative Clinical Research

The Consortium is the home of several Clinical Coordinating Centers and NIH- supported Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in cancer. These programs emphasize collaboration between laboratory and clinical scientists in planning and implementing research projects and sharing, managing, and analyzing data.

Global Coordinating Centers

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Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs)

A community-based, multidisciplinary, research program that involves clinicians, laboratory scientists and public health scientists from several research and medical institutions on the west coast.  Learn more »

The Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer SPORE is a group of four prominent research institutions working together toward a common goal of eradicating cancer.  Learn more »

The Breast SPORE fosters interdisciplinary research among nationally recognized faculty in basic science, genetics, clinical medicine, cancer prevention, and epidemiology to improve breast cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment. Learn more »


Institute of Translational Health Sciences

Translating scientific discoveries into practice often requires a multidisciplinary team. The Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS) is a dynamic organization whose goal is to improve the health for people throughout Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho.  Learn more »


Biospecimen Repositories

A collaborative Consortium resource that connects biospecimens from consenting individuals with innovative research projects aimed at advancing biomarker discovery. Learn more »

Solid Tumor Translational Research

Solid Tumor Translational Research

A multidisciplinary, multi-institutional effort between Fred Hutch, UW Medicine, Seattle Children’s and SCCA, to bridge laboratory and patient care and provide the most precise treatment options for patients with solid tumor cancers.  Learn more »

Health Disparities Research Center

The Health Disparities Research Center (HDRC) creates a forum that enables  researchers and clinicians to work together to explore barriers and find solutions to health disparities. Learn more »

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