Robert W. Day

Appointments and Affiliations

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Public Health Sciences Division
Cancer Prevention Research Program
International Consortium for Research on the Health Effects of Radiation
Scientific Director, Appointed: 1999
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
President & Director Emeritus, Appointed: 1997
University of Washington
School of Public Health and Community Medicine
Health Services
Professor, Appointed: 1970
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Mailing Address

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
P.O. Box 19024, M3-B232
1100 Fairview Avenue North
Seattle, Washington 98109-1024
United States


Phone: (206) 667-1700
Fax: (206) 667-1702



Research Interests

Health promotion and disease prevention; screening for cancer; radiation; epidemiology; DNA methylation.

Previous Positions

1981-1997, President & Director, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1972-1982, Dean and Professor, University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine


Recent Publications

Payne SR, Church TR, Wandell M, Rösch T, Osborn N, Snover D, Day RW, Ransohoff DF, Rex DK.  2014.  Endoscopic detection of proximal serrated lesions and pathologic identification of sessile serrated adenomas/polyps vary on the basis of center.. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 12(7):1119-26. Abstract

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