By MANUEL VALDES Associated Press SEATTLE — Vice President Joe Biden met with researchers at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center during his visit to Seattle on March 21. The center describes the vice president’s visit as part of a listening tour to promote cancer research. Cancer is the leading cause of death among Asian […]
Kelsey Schmidt, of Japanese American heritage, is Miss Washington USA. Schmidt took the post after former Miss Washington USA Stormy Keffeler resigned this month due to controversy surrounding a DUI arrest. Schmidt earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Scripps College and is currently a pre-doctoral fellow at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and […]
Compiled by Andrew Kim Northwest Asian Weekly Each year, the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation offers scholarships for extraordinary students who contribute and play a part in promoting diversity in our community. Here is a sampling of a few of our many exceptional nominations: Jonathan Flores, Kentridge High School “Jonathan has challenged himself by taking advanced […]
By Suzanne Pak For Northwest Asian Weekly On Aug. 22nd, Cornerstone Medical Services hosted the first stomach cancer summit in Washington state’s history. A hundred health, human service, and community leaders gathered at the Clarion Hotel in Federal Way to hear Dr. Joo Ha Hwang (chief of gastroenterology at Harborview Medical Center) explain how to […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and inhumane.”
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Master John S.S. Leong celebrated the 50th anniversary of his Kung Fu school, the Seattle Kung Fu Club, on June 29 at the Seattle Westin Hotel with over 500 guests.
At 25, most young men and women are trying to fulfill their dreams, but Arunabh has been fighting for his life against leukemia for the past four years. Arunabh is one of hundreds of thousands of international students that come to the United States each year, bringing with them much-needed revenue and talent to support higher education.
Maria Corinna Palanca-Wessels, M.D., Ph.D., a clinical researcher at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, received an award of $200,000 over two years provided by the Wayne D. Kuni and Joan E. Kuni Foundation of Vancouver, Wash., and the Kuni family. Palanca-Wessels is among three promising cancer researchers in the Pacific Northwest in the inaugural class […]
The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center formalized an ongoing relationship by signing