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Bezos Family Donates $20 Million to Fred Hutch to Develop Therapies That ‘Melt’ Cancer


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists striving for new cancer cures — and the patients who stand to benefit from them — got an enormous boost today when the Bezos family committed $20 million to support the development of novel...
4/7/2014 11:55 AM EDT

Getting Ready to Quit Smoking?


The time is right – you’re ready to quit smoking. Begin with just a click at WebQuit is an online quit-smoking program and research study being conducted by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The WebQuit study,...
3/24/2014 12:00 PM EDT

Glenda Gray Appointed New President of South African Medical Research Council


HIV expert Dr. Glenda Gray, co-principal investigator of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN), which is headquartered at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has been named president of the South African Medical Research Council, the premier...
3/20/2014 6:20 PM EDT

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Announces 2014 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award Winners


Thirteen graduate students from institutes throughout North America have been chosen to receive the 2014 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award sponsored by the Basic Sciences Division of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Nominations were...
3/10/2014 3:30 PM EDT

Early Detection Helps Manage a Chronic Graft-vs.-Host Disease Complication


A simple questionnaire that rates breathing difficulties on a scale of 0 to 3 predicts survival in chronic graft-vs.-host disease, according to a study published in the March issue of Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation.
3/6/2014 4:30 PM EST

Fred Hutch, SCCA Researchers Receive Leaders in Health Care Awards


Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) were recognized in several categories of Seattle Business Magazine’s 2014 Leaders in Health Care Awards, including the publication’s Lifetime...
2/25/2014 2:10 PM EST

Selenium and Vitamin E Supplements Can Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer in Some Men


A multi-center study led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that high-dose supplementation with both the trace element selenium and vitamin E increase the risk of high-grade prostate cancer. But importantly, this risk depends upon...
2/20/2014 1:30 PM EST

Dismantling Pancreas Cancer's Armor


Pancreas cancer is notoriously impervious to treatment and resists both chemotherapy and radiotherapy. It has also been thought to provide few targets for immune cells, allowing tumors to grow unchecked. But new research from Fred Hutchinson Cancer...
2/20/2014 1:15 PM EST

Our Experts on Newswise

Smoking-Cessation Expert and Psychologist Dr. Jonathan Bricker Comments on CVS' Decision to Ban the Sale of Tobacco Products


2/6/2014 6:00 PM EST

Dr. Benjaimin Anderson, Expert in Global Breast Health, Available as Source for World Cancer Day Feb. 4


2/3/2014 2:00 PM EST

Colleen Delaney: An Expert in Cord Blood Transplantation


1/8/2014 5:00 PM EST

Expert on Prostate Cancer Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment Uses Statistical and Computer Modeling for Policy Development


Dr. Ruth Etzioni, a biostatistician, is a member of the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She focuses on statistical and computer modeling for policy development, with a focus on prostate cancer research. A...
8/28/2013 1:00 PM EDT

Expert Available to Comment on HIV "Cure"


7/3/2013 1:30 PM EDT

Expert on BRCA1/BRCA2 Gene Mutations & Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancers Available for Interviews

5/16/2013 12:00 PM EDT

Fred Hutch Expert Available to Discuss Psychosocial Impact of Prophylactic Oophorectomy (Ovary Removal)


5/15/2013 2:40 PM EDT

HIV/AIDS Experts Available to Comment on Aids@30 Observance

HIV/AIDS vaccine experts from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and vaccine trial participants are available for interviews about the 30th anniversary of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control’s announcement of the nation’s first identified...
5/11/2011 1:45 PM EDT

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