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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

Combo Immunotherapy for Advanced Melanoma: Two Therapies may be Better Than One

A new metastatic melanoma study suggests that a combination of two immunotherapies may be better than one: One treatment uses a patient’s own T cells modified in the lab to more powerfully recognize and attack tumors; The other treatment, a...
3-Jun-2016 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Telephone-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Significantly Improves Menopause Symptoms


Chatting on the phone with a “sleep coach” and keeping a nightly sleep diary significantly improve sleep quality and reduce insomnia in women through all stages of menopause, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The...
19-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch Hires Steve Stadum as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today announced the hiring of Steve Stadum as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Stadum, currently the COO of Oregon Health & Science University’s Knight Cancer Institute, in July will...
29-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: 93 Percent of Advanced Leukemia Patients in Remission After Immunotherapy


Twenty-seven of 29 patients with an advanced type of leukemia that had proved resistant to multiple other forms of therapy went into remission after their T cells (disease-fighting immune cells) were genetically engineered to fight their cancers....
27-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Philip Greenberg, Cancer Immunology Expert at Fred Hutch, to Present at AACR on Targeting Cancer with Engineered T Cells


Dr. Philip Greenberg, head of immunology and a member of the Clinical Research Division at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a leader in cancer immunology, will describe how he and colleagues are genetically engineering T cells...
15-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch President and Director Gary Gilliland Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences


Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has been elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and independent...
20-Apr-2016 4:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Alcohol, Processed Meat, Obesity and #Stomachcancer Risk: @Fred Hutch Expert Available to Discuss Newly Discovered Link


19-Apr-2016 8:05 PM EDT

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