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5 questions with a cancer immunotherapy expert

Dr. Phil Greenberg to receive high honor for his contributions to the field

Nov. 7, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Immune-harnessing treatments are revolutionizing cancer care. Where is the immunotherapy field now, and what's next? Fred Hutch science writer Susan Keown asked someone who would know: Dr. Phil Greenberg.

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Hyundai Hope on Wheels presents Fred Hutch scientist with grant for childhood leukemia research

$300K Scholar Hope Grant will support Dr. Roland Walter’s research on acute myeloid leukemia

Sept. 27, 2018 | By Jill Christensen / Fred Hutch News Service

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation has awarded Dr. Roland Walter, a clinical researcher at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, with a grant to support his pediatric leukemia research.

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Acclaimed author and oncologist Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee visits Fred Hutch

'If you are not preventing, curing and treating cancer, you are off target. You have not achieved the mandate.'

July 24, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Acclaimed author and oncologist Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee visited Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to talk about his wriitings and his cancer research

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Immunotherapy strategy for ovarian cancer aims to rewire a ‘kill switch’ to ramp-up signal

T cells bearing a new engineered protein boost immunotherapy’s effectiveness in laboratory models of AML, ovarian, pancreatic cancers

April 16, 2018 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

In an effort to improve the efficacy of immunotherapy for solid tumors, Fred Hutch researchers have engineered a new type of protein that can rewire a 'kill switch' to stimulate T cells' activity instead.

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How does leukemia escape from immunotherapy?

New tech enables deep dive into mysterious results, sets stage for future improvements

April 16, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

“We don’t stop asking what we can do better”: Fred Hutch researchers delve into failures to learn how to improve an experimental cancer immunotherapy.

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Big data in cancer research

New study in childhood leukemia illustrates challenges and power of cutting-edge genomic technologies’ huge data sets

Dec. 21, 2017 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Big data is the new reality in cancer research, yielding powerful insights into disease biology — as a recent study in pediatric leukemia showed. But how to store, share or even make sense of such vasts amounts of information?

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