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Dustin McGowan of the Miami Marlins selected as 52nd Hutch Award Winner

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced Miami Marlins pitcher Dustin McGowan has been named the 52nd annual Hutch Award winner. The award is given yearly to a Major League Baseball player who best exemplifies the honor, courage and...
19-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Immune Responses Against a Virus-Related Skin Cancer Suggest Ways to Improve Immunotherapy


Researchers at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington say a new study suggests ways to improve immune therapy for certain cancers including a virus-associated form of Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare,...
17-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch’s New Evergreen Fund to Accelerate Commercialization of Research

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced its first-ever grants from its newly established Evergreen Fund to spur researchers’ efforts to advance bold ideas toward creating or partnering with a commercial entity.
27-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Breast Cancer Update: Sentinel Node Biopsy Guidelines Encourage ‘Less Is More’ Approach


New recommendations from breast cancer experts on sentinel lymph node biopsy reinforce the most recent “less-is-more” guidelines for early-stage disease. But a Fred Hutch researcher who helped create the guidelines said many surgeons still...
7-Dec-2016 5:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch to Hold Grand Opening of Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic


Leaders from Fred Hutch, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Juno Therapeutics will speak on immunotherapy's roots in Seattle, new clinical trials and the prospects for developing new cures for cancer during a Dec. 12 scientific symposium to celebrate...
8-Dec-2016 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Immunotherapy Shows Promise in Preventing Leukemia Relapse


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced promising results from an early trial in which patients with high-risk acute myeloid leukemia received genetically engineered immune cells. Of the 12 AML patients who received this experimental T-cell...
5-Dec-2016 6:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

CD19-Targeting CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy Yields High Responses in Treatment-Resistant CLL


In a small, early phase trial, a high percentage of patients who had exhausted most traditional treatments for chronic lymphocytic leukemia saw their tumors shrink or even disappear after an infusion of a highly targeted, experimental CAR T-cell...
1-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch and SCCA Name New Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its patient care partner, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, today announced that Lynne Kornblatt will be the organizations’ new vice president and chief human resources officer effective Jan. 3.
15-Nov-2016 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Embargoed Research: In Fred Hutch Study, Obese Women Who Lost Weight Significantly Lowered Levels of Proteins in the Blood That Help Certain Tumors Grow


12-Jul-2016 12:05 AM EDT

Fred Hutch Expert Available to Discuss New Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Screening


15-Jun-2016 6:05 PM EDT

Fred Hutch Expert Available to Discuss NEJM Article on Biomarker Tests for Molecularly Targeted Therapies


Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH, an internationally recognized oncologist and health economist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a member of a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), is available to...
14-Jun-2016 1:05 AM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss New Study About the Future of Personalized Breast Cancer Treatment


If you’re seeking an expert to discuss a new study (in Nature) about the future of personalized breast cancer treatment, Dr. Amanda (Mandy) Paulovich, Oncologist and Geneticist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and one of the study’s...
25-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Experimental HIV Vaccine Regimen to Be Tested in Large-Scale Clinical Trial; Could Lead to First Licensed AIDS Vaccine.


18-May-2016 7:05 PM EDT

#Exercise and #Cancer Risk: @Fredhutch Expert Can Comment on Study in Today's JAMA Internal Medicine


16-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Cancer and Mental Health Disorders: @FredHutch Survivorship Expert Available to Discuss New Findings


28-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Malaria Expert Available: Volunteers Roll Up Sleeves and Get Infected to Test Experimental Drug in Seattle


25-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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