Summit Reached and the Donor Impact

Feb 27, 2015

Summit Reached and the Donor Impact

Thank you, Donors!   $110,000 Raised to Support Cancer Research! What will that provide?  Funding at that level makes so many things possible! Within SWOG, for example: Two years of support for a Coltman Fellowship One year of support for a SWOG/Hope Foundation Impact Award Two grants from the Hope Foundation SEED Fund The SWOG […]

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Feb 18, 2015

Goldberg and Unger Named Coltman Fellows

Sarah Goldberg, MD, of the Yale Cancer Center, and Joseph Unger, PhD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, have been awarded Coltman Fellowships from The Hope Foundation. Goldberg’s fellowship will support her investigation of treatment for advanced non-small cell lung cancer. She was previously named a SWOG Young Investigator in 2013. Unger will utilize […]

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Feb 18, 2015

Updates from the Mountain

Day 4: We were supposed to have cell coverage at Shira Two, today’s camp, but only Tanzanian phones have reception so far. Other electronics doing well–my solar charger performed like a champ this AM, and the diabetic equipment seems ok to 13,000 feet. Today did make me feel like a real mountaineer. The hike was straight […]

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Kili Graphic Cropped

Feb 04, 2015

Climb Leader Examines ‘A Route Less Taken’

Paul Steger and assistant leader Eric Hoem will guide the group, including Blanke, as all attempt to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.  Below, Steger shares some background on the group and what is anticipated during the expedition. — Eric and I met with Donovan Pacholl of Embark, an outfitter supporting climbs of Kilimanjaro, in January 2014.  […]

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