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Dr. Jim Olson's Tumor Paint advances to clinical trial for children with brain cancer; Dr. Li Hsu delivers annual Prentice Lecture; Dr. Jesse Bloom receives Burroughs Wellcome award

June 5, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Dr. Jim Olson's Tumor Paint advances to clinical trial for children with brain cancer; Dr. Li Hsu delivers annual Prentice Lecture; Dr. Jesse Bloom receives Burroughs Wellcome award

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‘Breakthrough’ treatment boosts survival in battle with deadly brain tumor

Fred Hutch scientists report early success with novel gene therapy to attack cancer while protecting healthy cells

Aug. 8, 2014 | By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch scientists report early success with novel gene therapy to attack cancer while protecting healthy cells.

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Researchers eye altered radiation schedule as way to improve brain cancer treatment

Fred Hutch’s Dr. Eric Holland collaborates with Dana-Farber on promising mouse study

Feb. 6, 2014 | By Kristen Woodward

An altered radiation treatment schedule for the most common and lethal form of brain cancer has been shown to extend the survival period of mice with the disease, which suggests that some alteration in schedule may be able to do the same for human patients.

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Anjuli's gift

How the donation of one little girl’s tissue helped spark a program to find new tumor treatments

Jan. 6, 2014 | By Diane Mapes

Anjuli's gift - the donation of one little girl's tissue helped spark a program to find new tumor treatments.

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Tumor Paint film a finalist for Sundance screening

'Bringing Light'—a short documentary about breakthrough discovery by Fred Hutch pediatric oncologist Jim Olson and team—is online; view and vote for 'Audience Favorite'

Dec. 3, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

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Modified marrow cells may resist chemotherapy’s toxic effects

Hans-Peter Kiem and colleagues find chemo-resistant genes may enable safer, more effective treatment for brain cancer patients

May 23, 2011 | By Dean Forbes

Chemotherapy kills cancer cells, but its toxic effects on normal cells such as bone marrow and blood cells limits its use. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers have found a possible approach to reduce this toxicity: modify the bone marrow cells with a gene that makes them resistant to chemotherapy.

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