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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

July 13, 2017

Mary Potts, longtime director of information services for Fred Hutch’s Cancer Surveillance System, was honored recently with the prestigious Constance L. Percy Award for Distinguished Service by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, or NAACCR.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Aug. 11, 2016

Dr. Amit Sharma receives Pathway to Independence Award; Dr. Phil Greenberg publishes T-cell findings; Dr. Yanghee Woo chosen for early-career hematology training program

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

April 7, 2016

Dr. Bart Scott receives Dr. Ali Al-Johani Award for excellence in clinical patient care; Dr. Beverly Torok-Storb appointed to NIDDK Advisory Council; and Dr. Beti Thompson to keynote at New Mexico Public Health Association conference.

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Study sheds new light on molecular pathways behind marrow disorders

How a single alteration in fundamental cellular machinery drives blood diseases and cancers

May 11, 2015 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers have now uncovered how a single mutation can trigger myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, a disorder akin to leukemia in which the bone marrow overproduces some blood cell precursors but can’t convert them to healthy blood cells.

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Dual diagnoses: Father and daughter share journey through cancer

Louisa Cryan had leukemia at the age of 12; a few years later, her dad faced his own cancer diagnosis

June 13, 2014 | By Linda Dahlstrom

One thing Sean Cryan could never have imagined is that not only would Louisa, his 12-year-old daughter, be diagnosed with cancer, but that just a few years later, Cryan would be told he had myelodysplastic syndrome, a malignant blood disease where the bone marrow doesn’t function normally.

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Five Consortium teams win pilot grants

Cancer Center Support Grant Pilot Awards fund new research directions and collaborations

May 7, 2012 | By Dr. Marion Dorer

Five collaborative teams within the Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium have received Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) Pilot Awards for 2012. The pilot grants are presented every year to fund new Consortium research directions and collaborations.

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