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Deploying an ancient defense to kill cancer

In a small sarcoma trial, signs of immune attack after injections of a bacteria-inspired drug

April 3, 2017 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

A small sarcoma trial showed signs of the immune system attacking cancer after injections of a bacteria-inspired drug.

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Bed to bench: Childhood cancer survivor still inspires Fred Hutch researcher

A budding scientist finds his calling in the lab — years after a Hutch internship with the doctor who diagnosed his rare childhood kidney cancer

Jan. 20, 2017 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Jim Olson recalls the story of how a young patient with kidney cancer, the son of a Hutch research colleague, went on to intern in his lab and become a scientist himself.

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Chance of surviving childhood cancer has improved — but survivors’ overall health has not

In large study of childhood cancer survivors, self-reported health remained constant or declined for patients treated in recent decades

Nov. 7, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Survival of childhood cancers is higher in recent decades. But a new study shows that survivors' overall self-reported health has not improved in tandem.

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Where faith meets cancer

About half of those with cancer face a religious struggle; a patient, chaplain and grieving mom reveal how cancer reshaped their views

Sept. 28, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

In cancer, faith is commonly cited as a cornerstone to wellbeing. Science has found that prayerful people who struggle with their beliefs can have worse outcomes.

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When cancer is a side effect of cancer

Childhood cancer survivors twice as likely to be diagnosed with a second cancer after 40, study finds

Sept. 21, 2015 | By Megan Herndon / Fred Hutch News Service

Survivors of childhood cancer are twice as likely as the general population be diagnosed with cancer after age 40, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota and Fred Hutch.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Hutch scientists, community advisors featured at International AIDS Society conference; Dr. Lee Cranmer to lead sarcoma program

July 16, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Hutch scientists, community advisors featured at International AIDS Society conference; Dr. Lee Cranmer to lead sarcoma program

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