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Fred Hutch Researchers Jesse Bloom and Frederick Matsen Selected as Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholars

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Drs. Jesse Bloom and Frederick “Erick” Matsen, evolutionary researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, were named Faculty Scholars today by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Simons Foundation. This honor comes with five...
22-Sep-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

For High-Risk Leukemia Patients, Umbilical Cord Blood Transplant Associated with Lower Risk of Relapse

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Umbilical cord blood transplants may have advantages beyond offering an alternative stem cell source for leukemia patients without a traditional donor match, according to a study published today in The New England Journal of Medicine.
2-Sep-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

JCAR014 Clinical Data Published in Science Translational Medicine: Patients with Advanced Lymphoma in Remission After T-Cell Therapy

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In a paper published today in Science Translational Medicine, researchers from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center shared data from an early-phase study of patients with advanced non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) who received JCAR014, a Chimeric Antigen...
7-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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

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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 media@fredhutch.org.
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

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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

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

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12-Jul-2016 12:05 AM EDT

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

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15-Jun-2016 6:05 PM EDT

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

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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

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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.

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18-May-2016 7:05 PM EDT

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

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16-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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

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28-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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

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25-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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