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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

Fred Hutch Launches First-of-Its-Kind Immunotherapy Clinic


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today announced the official opening of a first-of-its-kind clinic dedicated to providing innovative immunotherapies for cancer patients in clinical trials.
1-Nov-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer Aren’t What We Think, SWOG Study Shows

When it comes to prostate cancer biopsies, risk and reality don’t always match up, according to research published online today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Investigators from SWOG, the cancer clinical trials network funded by the National...
31-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Physician-Scientist Dr. Bruce Clurman Named Executive Vice President and Deputy Director of Fred Hutch


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today announced the appointment of Dr. Bruce Clurman to serve as its executive vice president and deputy director, effective Nov. 1.
18-Oct-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Nancy Davidson of U Pitt to lead clinical oncology for Fred Hutch / University of Washington Cancer Consortium


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today announced that Dr. Nancy E. Davidson, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, has accepted the position of executive director of clinical oncology for the Fred Hutch / University of...
10-Oct-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch Selected to Join National Effort to Transform Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Patients


Today the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network announced Precision Promise, the first large-scale precision medicine trial designed to transform outcomes for patients with pancreatic cancer by tailoring their treatment to their cancer’s unique...
4-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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

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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