Next-generation, high-speed DNA-decoding technology detects minimal residual disease in nearly double the number of leukemia patients than current gold standard method
May 21, 2012
| By Kristen Woodward
A study led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Public Health Sciences Division computational biologist Dr. Harlan Robins has found that a next-generation, high-speed DNA-decoding technology called high-throughput sequencing can detect the earliest signs of potential relapse in nearly twice the number of leukemia patients as compared to flow cytometry, the current gold standard for detecting minimal residual disease.
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation awardees Rebecca Gardner, Scott Diede and Julie Park show progress made thanks to grants received in recent years
Nov. 28, 2011
| By Galen Motin Goff
Earlier this fall, three pediatric oncologists in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Clinical Research Division received a visit from a representative of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, which has provided critical support to their research.
Rebecca Gardner of the Clinical Research Division receives two-year, $80,000 Young Investigator Award from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation
July 25, 2011
| By Galen Motin Goff
Dr. Rebecca Gardner, a researcher in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Clinical Research Division, has won a two-year, $80,000 Young Investigator Award from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.
For 'Sanders' babies' with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, total-body radiation therapy followed by bone-marrow transplantation provides dramatic cure rates for infants
Feb. 17, 2005
| By COLLEEN STEELQUIST
Dr. Jean Sanders gives ALL children hope. Sanders, director of the Hutchinson Center's pediatric stem-cell transplantation program. Along with colleagues in the Clinical Research Division, Sanders has achieved an unprecedented 76 percent success rate in treating children under the age of 12 months with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
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