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High-throughput sequencing outpaces flow cytometry for earliest detection of cancer relapse

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.

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Pediatric oncology foundation sees fruits of funding

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.

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Gardner wins pediatric oncology grant

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.

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ALL patients risk growing up short

Researchers find decreased height among long-term side effects for acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivors treated with radiation, chemotherapy

April 16, 2007 | By STEPHANIE CARTIER

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Bone marrow transplant provides dramatic cure rates for children

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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Bone marrow transplants option for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Procedure works to fight most common childhood cancer in cases without related donors, says study by Woolfrey

April 4, 2002 | By Barbara Berg

Bone-marrow transplantation between tissue-matched, unrelated individuals is a viable option for young children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common form of childhood cancer.

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