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Soaring insurance deductibles and high drug prices hit sick Americans with a 'double whammy'               LA Times, June 6, 2019

SCCA's Immunotherapy leaders featured at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting
Newswise, May 29, 2019

Fred Hutch at ASCO: HPV vaccine uptake in U.S., immunotherapy and sarcoma, financial toxicity of cancer, health care disparities and more
Newswise, May 28, 2019

Algorithims help spot cancer 'lottery winners' in new Fred Hutch study
GeekWire, May 6, 2019

High-Deductible Health Policies Linked to Delayed Diagnosis and Treatment
KCBX, April 18, 2019

Update on Biosimilars in Oncology: Clinical Concerns, Market Developments
Journal of Clinical Pathways, April 15, 2019

Tip Sheet: Strategies for an HIV cure; early detection for lung cancer disease; and a look at blood clots and cancer
Newswise, April 10, 2019

Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH, on Myeloid Growth Factors: New Biosimilar Approvals
The ASCO Post, March 27, 2019

Performance of Ultrasound as an Adjunct to Screening Mammography
BCSC, March 22, 2019

Dr. Lyman on the Process for Approving Biosimilars
OncLive, March 22, 2019

NCCN Announces Six Quality Improvement Projects in Gastric Cancer Care Approved for Colalboration with Lilly Oncology
MarketWatch, March 20, 2019

How Can Manufacturers, Oncologists Prepare For the Oncology Biosimilar Boom?
Biosimilar Development, March 19, 2019

US Market Is Still Waiting for Biosimilars to Produce Meaningful Price Reductions
OncLive, March 14, 2019

2019 Leaders in Health Care, Achievement in Medical Research: Veena Shankaran, M.D., Jonathan Himmelfarb, M.D.
Seattle Business, February 26, 2019

The Future of Healthcare is Female
SeattleMet, February 26, 2019

Prophylactic rivaroxaban decreases VTE incidence during intervention period among patients with cancer
MDLinx, February 26, 2019

Many Newly Diagnosed Patients with Cancer Are Unware of Hepatitis Infection
Cure, February 25, 2019

Better Risk Modeling for Febrile Neutropenia
Clinical Oncology News, February 19, 2019

Blood & Cancer Podcast: Dr. Gary Lyman discusses biosimilar approvals and definitions
MDedge, February 7, 2019

Tech Moves: Rhapsody adds CCO as ‘Powered by Napster’ formally launches; DreamBox hires CFO following cash infusion; and more
GeekWire, January 31, 2019

A Conversation with Gary Lyman, MD: Biosimilars and the Search for the Cure To Cancer Treatment’s Financial Toxicity
Managed Care, January 25, 2019

New Cancer Patients Often Unaware of HBV/HCV Infection
Medpage Today, January 17, 2019

The Role of Biosimilars in Value-Based Oncology Care
Cancer Network, December 19, 2018

Don't take my colonoscopy away!
UW Medicine Newsroom, December 8, 2018

Early Insights into Biosimilars Cost Savings in the United States
Cancer Network, November 26, 2018

Is the FDA's Biosimilar Action Plan Adequate?
Cancer Network, November 26, 2018

Breast Density Notification Impacts Patient-Provider Communication
Oncology Times, November 20, 2018

The Reality of Cancer Biosimilars: Challenges and New Hope
Cancer Network, October 30, 2018

High price of precision medicine forces cancer patients to make agonizing choices
USA Today, October 26, 2018

Should Increased Breast Density Dictate More Breast Cancer Screenings
Oncology Nurse Advisor, October 19, 2018

Cancer Care Comparable for Medicaid vs Commercial Insurance
Medscape, October 8, 2018

Shorter physician encounters associated with antibiotic prescribing
EurekAlert!, October 1, 2018

Should We Rely on Artificial Intelligence to Provide Advice About Cancer?
US News, September 26, 2018

Financial Toxicity: A discussion about the financial impact of a cancer diagnosis (Facebook Live Interview)
Susan G. Komen Puget Sound, September 25, 2018

ASCO Endorses Complementary Therapy Guidelines for Patients with Breast Cancer
OncLive August 31, 2018

Do Oncology Biosimilars Have a Place in Clinical Pathways?
JCO August 30, 2018

Transparency Vital in the Dawning Age of Biosimilars in Oncology
OncLive August 23, 2018

ASCO Endoreses SIO Guideline for Integrative Therapies in Breast Cancer
Oncology Nurse Advisor August 8, 2018

What experts want you to know
Athens Banner-Herald August 6, 2018

ASCO endoreses SIO guideline for integrative Tx in breast cancer
Medical Xpress August 4, 2018

Cancer patients are twice as likely to declare bankruptcy
Carthage Standard July 31, 2018

Immunotherapy Clinical Trial Aims for Mesothelioma Cure July 25, 2018

ASCO Endorses Guidelines for Integrative Therapies During and After Breast Cancer Treatment
ASCO Post July 25, 2018

Report Provides Snapshot of Cancer Clinic Performance in Washington State on Quality and Cost
AJMC July 18, 2018

FDA breakthrough therapy designation not associated with improved novelty, safety, efficacy
Healio July 2, 2018

Fred Hutchinson Report Plots The Nexus of Cost and Quality
Managed Care July 2, 2018

Efficiency in Cancer Costs Can be Achieved Without Sacrificing Quality, HICOR Report Finds
Targeted Oncology June 21, 2018

Cancer Drug Approvals Are Speedier, But at What Cost?
Medpage Today June 20, 2018

Mozart, meditation and a yoga mat: Oncologists welcome integrative therapies for breast cancer
Science Daily June 12, 2018

The High Cost of Cancer Treatment
AARP June/July Edition, 2018

Americans Spend $12,000 For Colorectal Cancer Chemotherapy While Canadians Spend $6,000
Tech Times June 4, 2018

Cost of CRC Treatment Twice as High in US Than Canada
Targeted Oncology June 2, 2018

Panel Grapples With the Role of Biosimilars in Oncology
Center for Biosimilars June 1, 2018

Docs Would Benefit from More Biosimilar Knowledge
MedPage Today June 1, 2018

Colorectal Cancer Treatment Twice as Costly in US Than Canada, Despite Similar Outcomes
OncLive June 1, 2018

Study unveils impact of high drug costs: Cancer chemotherapy is twice as expensive in the U.S.
GeekWire June 1, 2018

Canada colon cancer drugs half the price, same survival as U.S.: study
Reuters June 1, 2018

Mesothelioma Patients Struggle with Cost of Treatment As Much As With Disease May 29, 2018

Fred Hutchinson Releases First Community Cancer Care Report
Journal of Clinical Pathways May 25, 2018

Fred Hutch Scientists to Feature Health Economics, Next-Gen Immunotherapy, Health Disparities and More at ASCO
NewsWise May 24, 2018

Many cancer patients juggle care along with financial pain
Associated Press May 22, 2018

SWOG sails into ASCO 2018 on a raft of research results
EurekAlert! May 22, 2018

New Strategies Emerge for Urgent Care in Oncology
OncLive May 14, 2018

Microsoft partners with Fred Hutch to tackle chemotherapy side effects using new AI tech

GeekWire May 7, 2018

Report: Spokane cancer care quality near state average
Spokesman Review May 3, 2018

For More Lung Cancer Patients, the Promise of No Chemo Looms Larger
Xconomy April 16, 2018

Philly Zine Fest founder maintains successful GoFundMe page for his cancer bills, and it still isn't enough
Philadelphia Inquirer March 20, 2018

Medicare claims show long-term prostate cancer prevention benefits of finasteride
EurekAlert March 20, 2018

Why are women at high breast cancer risk not having supplemental MRI screening?
MexicalXpress March 19, 2018

Patient Advocate Foundation: Financial interventions alleviate patient anxiety, new study affirms
Business Insider January 23, 2018

Not all elderly lung cancer patients get recommended care
Reuters January 9, 2018

Gene test to predict breast cancer recurrence less cost effective in real world practice
Science Daily January 8, 2018

Perspectives in Febrile Neutropenia: Q&A with Gary Lyman, MD, MPH
AJMC December 29, 2017

The Hutch Data Commonwealth: changing the way we do science
Geek Wire November 28, 2017

1 in 5 shows PTSD symptoms after cancer diagnosis, study finds
STAT November 20, 2017

So Much Care It Hurts: Unneeded Scans, Therapy, Surgery Only Add to Patients' Ills
Kaiser Health Notes October 23, 2017

Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Is Your Doctor Ordering Tests You Don't Need?
Everyday Health October 5, 2017

A Cancer Conundrum: Too Many Drug Trials, Too Few Patients
New York Times August 12, 2017

End-of-Life Care Improved with Appropriate Hospice, Opioid Use
Clinical Pain Advisor August 8, 2017

Many with Cancer Hospitalized, Undergo Imaging at End of Life Care 
DoctorsLounge July 26, 2017

Breast MR in Community Practices Meets ACR Benchmarks
Radiology Business June 9, 2017

Many Emergency Department Visits Among Patients with Cancer Appear Preventable
ASCO Post June 7, 2017

8 Things Doctors are Buzzing about at the Biggest Cancer Meeting
Washington Post June 6, 2017

Dr. Scott Ramsey: Value Frameworks are Moving Towards Harmonization
AJMC June 3, 2017

Study Finds Early-Stasge Breast Cancer Patients Receive Unnecessary Testing
DOT Med May 31, 2017

Coding, Machines May Decrease False Positives in Breast Cancer
NewsWise May 5, 2017

Sticker Shock Forces Thousands of Cancer Patients to Skip Drugs, Skimp on Treatment
Kaiser Health News, March 15, 2017

Laura E. Panattoni, PhD, on Costs of Preventable Emergency Department Use (Video)
ASCO Post, March 7, 2017

Addressing Patients Needs Around the Cost of Care
AJMC, March 1, 2017

Dr. Scott Ramsey's interview with Dave Ross on medication costs and financial burden
KIRO Radio, January 31, 2017

ASCO stands for "Less is More' for Node Biopsy in Early Breast Cancer
MedPage Today, December 13, 2016

Dr. Roth on the Rationale Behind a Novel Rick-Prediction Model in Lung Cancer Screening
OncLive, December 5, 2016

Many Medicare cancer patients hit by high out-of-pocket costs 
Washington Post,  November 23, 2016

Financial toxicity: 1 in 3 cancer patients have to turn to friends or family to pay for care.
STAT News, November 2, 2016

Bernie Sanders wants to know why this cancer drug costs more than $200,000 a year
The Washington Post, October 20, 2016

For the very ill, legally ending life is increasingly costly
Reuters, October 10, 2016

Hospitals Adding 3D Mammography to Screenings
Health IT Outcomes, September 7, 2016

Oncologists combat cancer care
Medical Chronicle, July 5, 2016

Fred Hutch Expert Available to Discuss NEJM Article on Biomarker Tests for Molecularly Targeted Therapies
Newswise, June 14, 2016

Understanding and Mitigating the Financial Burden of Cancer Patients
The Journal of Managed Care, June 5, 2016

Value in cancer care must start 'start with patients, not dollars'
HemOnc Today, May 25, 2016

Organizational innovations to accelerate technology transfer and translational research do they work?, May 24, 2016

Tony Gwynn's Family Sues Tobacco Industry, Seeking Recourse Over Fatal Habit
The New York Times, May 23, 2016

High Price of Cancer Drugs Not Justified By Health Outcomes
Morning Consult, May 2, 2016

Clinical Pathways: A Systems Approach Toward More Patient-Centric Cancer Care Delivery
The American Journal of Managed Care April 16, 2016

Tackling the financial toll of cancer; one patient at a time
The Washington Post, April 9, 2016

The burden of cancer isn't just cancer
The Washington Post, Wonkblog, April 8, 2016

Is This the Dawn of Cancer Biosimilars? A Conversation With Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH, FASCO; Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, PhD; Leah Christl, PhD; and Steven Lemery, MD, MHS
The ASCO Post, March 25, 2016

IOM Committee Recommends Oversight, Common Evidentiary Standards for Biomarker Tests for Molecularly-targeted Therapies
Cancer Therapy Advisor, March 16, 2016

Cancer's Financial Burden Tied to Poorer Survival, Study Finds Economic stress may force patients to forgo vital treatments, experts say  
HealthDay, January 26, 2016

Dorothy Hamill pushes for breast cancer tests, awareness
USA Today, January 24, 2016

Breath of Fresh Air: Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening
NBC News, February 05, 2015

Guidelines for VTE prophylaxis, treatment in cancer unchanged
Medical Xpress, February 03, 2015

Lung CT scan use expected to swell
Modern Healthcare, January 03, 2015

Large Percentage of Oncologists Still Ordering Tumor Markers for Early Breast Cancer
Oncology Times, December 03, 2014

Tomosynthesis Improves Cancer Detection in Women with Dense Breast Tissue
Newswise, October 28, 2014

Diagnosis: Early warning system
Nature, September 11, 2014

ASCO Board Member Gary Lyman, MD, MPH, FASCO, Focuses Philanthropy on Early-Career Research
ASCO, August 15, 2014

Can you afford cancer care?
USA News, August 6, 2014

Shop Talk: Dr. Ramsey Appointed to Performance Measures Committee
Oncology Times, July 25, 2014

The Patient Perspective on Value
ASCO,  May 31, 2014

Stepped-Up Screening Would Uncover More Lung Cancers, Study Says
HealthDay, May 14, 2014

Major Women's Health Study Paid Big Dividends
US News & World Report, HealthDay, May 5, 2014

WHI: Millions Spent, but Billions Gained
MedPage Today May 5, 2014

The value of WHI's combined hormone therapy trial, weighed in lives and dollars saved
Fred Hutch News Release, May 5, 2014

Building on the Women's Health Initiative findings
Fred Hutch News Release
, May 1, 2014