Seattle, WA USA
Add to Favorites | Newsroom RSS | Share

Our News on Newswise

Bone Marrow Transplant Patients Report Better Quality of Life Compared to Peripheral Blood Transplant Recipients From Unrelated Volunteer Donors


Large, nationwide study finds better psychological well-being, fewer graft vs. host disease symptoms and greater likelihood of returning to work among bone marrow transplant recipients
16-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Killer T Cells Recognize Cancer in Pre-Clinical Tumors, but Are Silenced as Tumor Develops


A new study in mice suggests that in a tumor’s pre-clinical stages, long before a human tumor would be clinically recognizable, certain immune cells can recognize changes that make these cells behave as cancerous cells and attempt to launch an...
9-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch Medical Tipsheet for July

The July tipsheet from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center includes eight research, cancer moonshot, HIV vaccine, global health and healthcare policy story ideas.To arrange interviews, please email
7-Jul-2016 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Testing for Inherited Mutations Could Benefit Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

This groundbreaking study revealed that more than 10 percent of men with aggressive prostate cancer that has spread outside of the prostate have inherited mutations in DNA repair genes — more than four times the rate of the general population and...
1-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New “Game Plan” for Oncologists Reflects Rapid Advances and Need for Immediate Information


Getting information to oncologists in an accessible, timely and readable manner at the point of care is crucial, say the authors of an embargoed article to be published July 5 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. “It is time to [click] and drag...
30-Jun-2016 8:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Anne McTiernan Named to HHS 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee


Dr. Anne McTiernan, a breast cancer epidemiologist and cancer prevention expert at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has been appointed to the 2018 Physical Guidelines Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
29-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Upcoming Cancer ‘Moonshot’ Summit at Fred Hutch in Seattle

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will host one of hundreds of summits held around the country on June 29 in conjunction with the Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit in Washington, DC. The goal of the Cancer Moonshot is to...
23-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Study in Nairobi Infants May Accelerate Path to HIV Vaccine


The first and only study to look at isolate HIV-neutralizing antibodies from infants has found that novel antibodies that could protect against many variants of HIV can be produced relatively quickly after infection compared to adults.
21-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT 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

Our YouTube Videos

Chat now!