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Nanoparticles Loaded with mRNA Give Disease-Fighting Properties to Cells

A new biomedical tool using nanoparticles that deliver transient gene changes to targeted cells could make therapies for a variety of diseases — including cancer, diabetes and HIV — faster and cheaper to develop, and more customizable.
25-Aug-2017 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch Tip Sheet: Breast Cancer, Skin Cells as a Cancer Repair Mechanism, HIV Prevention Study, Air Pollution Risk and More

The August tip sheet from Fred Hutch includes stories on breast cancer, skin cells as a cancer repair mechanism, an HIV prevention study, air pollution risk and more -- Here are quick summaries for journalists that offer sources and story ideas from...
24-Aug-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch Aims to Eliminate Cancers Caused by Infections

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is launching a new integrated research center to prevent and find cures for cancers caused by infectious agents. It will be led by Dr. Denise Galloway, a Fred Hutch microbiologist whose research paved the way...
10-Aug-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch Tip Sheet: Glioblastoma, Tumor Microenvironment and More

Quick summaries for journalists that offer sources and story ideas from Fred Hutch. Each links to more detailed information and includes contact information for arranging interviews. Topics include Glioblastoma, tumor microenvironment and more.
28-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CAR T-Cell Therapy for Leukemia Leads to Remissions in Clinical Trial

Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center showed about 70 percent of patients with the most common adult leukemia had their tumors shrink or disappear following an experimental chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy. The...
14-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch Elects Former Executives From CNN, Gates Foundation and Microsoft as Trustees

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s board of trustees yesterday elected three new members, adding expertise in information technology, media and global health as it works to accelerate efforts to develop cures for cancer and other diseases.
29-Jun-2017 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch Scientists to Develop Bioassay for Ovarian Cancer for New National Cancer Institute Initiative

Dr. Amanda Paulovich of Fred Hutch will lead a multi-institution effort to develop a biological test to predict which treatments will work for patients with ovarian cancer. Photos, video available:...
27-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Night Shift Work Associated with Diminished Ability to Repair DNA Damage

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A Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study, led by epidemiologist Dr. Parveen Bhatti, found that night shift work is associated with reduced ability to repair DNA lesions. Over time, DNA damage that is not repaired will cause mutations that can...
26-Jun-2017 6:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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FDA's CTL019 Ruling Validates Importance of Similar Lifesaving Cellular Immunotherapies Currently Being Developed and Tested by Fred Hutch and Other NCI-Designated Cancer Centers

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30-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT

Fred Hutch Glioblastoma Experts Available to Discuss Diagnosis, Treatment Options and the Latest Research

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20-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT

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

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