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Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

March 9, 2017

International Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Foundation honors Dr. Jerald Radich; Dr. Oliver Press named 2017 Leader in Health Care by Seattle Business Magazine; Study finds multiple viruses can add up to worse outcomes for transplant patients.

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Looking back at the future

A roundup of some of our favorite 2016 stories on research at Fred Hutch

Dec. 30, 2016 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

At Fred Hutch News Service, our writers witness daily the excitement of covering new developments in the science of cancer and the human immune system. As 2016 draws to a close, we asked them to sort through the stories about Fred Hutch research they had written this year, and offer our readers a selection of those they felt were most meaningful and important.

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A little card with a big task: Saving lives from CML

Researchers develop low-cost, paper-based diagnostic for use in low-income countries

Nov. 18, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers have developed a method to diagnose CML accurately from dried blood spots on special paper shipped by “snail mail” — at a tiny fraction of the price of FedEx-ing fresh tubes of blood halfway around the world.

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The cost of survival

Treatment complications can impact lives for years after cure but some cancers survivors are reluctant to reveal their pain

Nov. 4, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Some survivors say it’s hard for those untouched by cancer to understand the scales of life don’t always balance with survival on one side and a jumble of complications heaped on the other.

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Meet 3 'Obliteriders'

For Nancy Evans, Brian Tracy and Dr. Jerry Radich, this weekend’s fundraising bike ride is personal

Aug. 12, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

The fourth annual Obliteride, the fundraising bike ride that supports research at Fred Hutch, is taking place this weekend. More than 1,400 riders, many of whom are living with cancer or are cancer survivors, have signed up to participate. Here are three of their stories.

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Depression: cancer’s invisible side effect

Three in four depressed cancer patients don’t get enough help; survivors tell what it’s like to slip ‘down the rabbit hole’ — and how to climb back out

Feb. 4, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Ruth Kaminski on the outside was her laughing, clowning self. But on the inside, everything was not OK. Kaminski, like about 15 to 25 percent of people with cancer, developed clinically significant depression. Read how she and others tell what it's like to slip "down the rabbit hole" and how they climbed back out.

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