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The so-called Angelina Jolie effect not only is real but has been “global and long lasting,” leading to a twofold increase in the number of women getting genetic testing to help determine their risk for hereditary breast cancer, according to new studies from the United Kingdom and Canada.

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  • The Seattle Times, Sept. 30, 2014
    Article quotes Drs. Sylvia Lee and Aude Chapuis about Fred Hutch's pioneering work in T-cell therapy for melanoma
  • The Seattle Times, Sept. 30, 2014
    Interview with gynecologic oncologist Dr. Charles Drescher about a controversial fibroid-removal procedure called morcellation
  • Cancer Today, Fall 2014
    Article about the consequences of obesity in cancer patients quotes Dr. Gary Lyman, co-director of the Hutchinson Institute of Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR), on how underdosing of chemotherapy in obese patients may help explain why they have a higher risk of recurrence and mortality than patients of normal weight
  •, Sept. 26, 2014
    Quotes Dr. Jim Olson about his discovery of Tumor Paint, which makes tumor cells light up during surgery. The drug, under development by his biotech company Blaze Bioscience, just got FDA approval for a Phase 1 clinical trial.

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Fred Hutch researchers are playing a key role in finding an HIV vaccine. The Hutch’s HIV Vaccine Trials Network opened a lab in Cape Town on Oct. 23, 2013 as we continue our quest to end the march of AIDS.

How Sequestration Impacts Research

Federal budget cuts, called sequestration, could jeopardize
lifesaving breakthroughs.

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