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Fred Hutch 2018 highlights: immunotherapy, prevention strategies, precision screening, value-based care and more

Summaries of this year’s notable advances at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and beyond.
13-Dec-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Latest research in immunotherapy and Merkel cell carcinoma; advances in studying persistent HIV infection; transplants that could cure blood cancers and block HIV; and ASH highlights

Summaries of recent Fred Hutch research with links for additional background and media contacts.
6-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Large-scale genomic study discovers 40 new genetic variants associated with colorectal cancer risk

Large-scale genomic study discovers 40 new genetic variants associated with colorectal cancer risk
4-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch at ASH: Press briefing on a combination CAR T-cell therapy, other CAR T insights, CRISPR for blood disorders, and more

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s latest findings on cancer immunotherapies, CRISPR for blood disorders, stem cell transplantation and insights on the immune system and cancer will be featured at the 60th annual meeting of the American...
26-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Majority of HIV persistence during ART due to infected cell proliferation, not viral replication

Study confirms biological mechanism responsible for latent HIV reservoirs; suggests strategies for a functional HIV cure
16-Nov-2018 7:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

Forecasting the Flu; Advances in Studying Kasposi Sarcoma; Understanding How Skin Stops Tumor Growth; Progress in Diagnosing Pediatric Brain Tumors; And a New Look at Myeloma Treatment

This month's Fred Hutch tip sheet includes story ideas about understanding how skin stops tumor growth, advances in studying Kasposi sarcoma, and forecasting the flu. To pursue any of these stories ideas, contact the person listed.
7-Nov-2018 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch November Tip Sheet

Fred Hutch is committed to better understanding prostate cancer, creating new treatment therapies and technologies and ultimately, finding a cure. This tip sheet includes brief summaries of the work our researchers are doing around prostate cancer...
11-Oct-2018 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch Cancer Research Tip Sheet

This month's tip sheet from Fred Hutch highlights research related to cancer-causing bacteria, a cancer 'escape hatch,' how sex cells sort chromosomes, cord blood's role in leukemia treatment and more.
8-Oct-2018 10:05 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


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


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

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

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

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At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer with minimal side effects. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Private contributions are essential for enabling Fred Hutch scientists to explore novel research opportunities that lead to important medical breakthroughs. For more information visit or follow Fred Hutch on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube.


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