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Fred Hutch Tip Sheet: Next-generation CAR T-cell immunotherapies; rural-urban cancer care disparities; organizing chromosomes in egg and sperm cells

The August tip sheet from Fred Hutch includes story ideas about next-gen CAR T-cell immunotherapies, cancer care disparities in rural and urban settings, organizing chromosomes in egg and sperm cells, decoding our immune system's memories and more.
4-Sep-2018 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First in-Depth Profile of CAR T-Cell Signals Suggests How to Improve Immunotherapy

CAR T-cell therapy, which reprograms immune cells to fight cancer, has shown great promise in people with some blood cancers who have not responded to other treatments. But until now, the underlying biological pathways enabling anti-cancer responses...
21-Aug-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Better Access to Quality Cancer Care May Reduce Rural and Urban Disparities

When enrolled in a cancer clinical trial, the differences in survival rates between rural and urban patients are significantly reduced, SWOG study results show.
14-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fred Hutch Wins $1.26 Million Grant to Boost Science and Education Efforts

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced it received a five year Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), worth $1.26 million.
15-Aug-2018 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fred Hutch Tip Sheet: Acupuncture for Breast Cancer Patients; Nanoparticles Pave the Way for CAR T-cell Immunotherapy in Solid Tumors; Endometriosis and Childhood Abuse

This month's medical tip sheet from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center includes stories about acupuncture for breast cancer patients, nanoparticles that pave the way for CAR T-cell immunotherapy in solid tumors and the link between childhood...
1-Aug-2018 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Large Study Shows That Early Physical and Sexual Abuse Is Associated with a Greater Risk of Endometriosis

A study of more than 60,000 women has found that sexual and physical abuse in childhood and adolescence is associated with a greater risk of laparoscopically-confirmed endometriosis diagnosed during adulthood. The study – the largest of its kind...
17-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tip Sheet: Immunotherapy for Deadly Skin Cancer; More Money but No Better Outcome; Yoga and Music for Breast Cancer Therapy; Molecular Discoveries; Caregivers

This month's tip sheet from Fred Hutch includes story ideas about immunotherapy for a deadly type of skin cancer, cancer care that costs twice as much but yields no better outcome, yoga and music therapies for breast cancer and more. To pursue any...
10-Jul-2018 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Mozart, Meditation and a Yoga Mat: Oncologists Welcome Certain Integrative Therapies Into the Breast Cancer Treatment Mix

A breast cancer patient dealing with anxiety, depression or mood swings could soon be encouraged by her oncologist to learn meditation techniques, join a yoga class or put music to therapeutic use. Today, the American Society of Clinical Oncology...
11-Jun-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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NEJM to Pub 2 CAR T-Cell Therapy Studies. David Maloney, Head of Fred Hutch Clinical Immunotherapy Research, Can Discuss

8-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST

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Fred Hutch statement on FDA’s CAR T-cell decision

18-Oct-2017 6:05 PM EDT

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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

30-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT

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

20-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT

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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

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

15-Jun-2016 6:05 PM EDT

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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

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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

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