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At half the cost, Canadian colorectal cancer survival similar to U.S.

Cross-border collaboration compared findings in British Columbia and Washington state

June 1, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

In a rare comparison of cancer care in neighboring regions of the U.S. and Canada, a new study found Americans were paying twice as much for similar colorectal cancer treatments, with no advantage in survival rates.

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3 big new leukemia research projects advance cutting-edge cell therapies, stem cell transplant

$20M renewal of 4-decade-long federal grant to Hutch scientists

May 31, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

The National Cancer Institute has awarded Hutch with five years and nearly $20 million in funding for research to develop better therapies for people with blood cancers. The award is the latest renewal of a grant that has been funded continuously for more than 40 years.

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Biologics and biosimilars step onto the cancer therapy stage

Q&A: Oncologist and health economist Dr. Gary Lyman discusses a class of treatments on the rise. Will prices follow?

May 31, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Costly biologics and their "generic-ish" counterparts, biosimilars, are about to step into the pharmaceutical spotlight in a big way. We sat down with Fred Hutch's Dr. Gary Lyman, an oncologist and national thought leader on health economics, to learn more about burgeoning biopharmaceuticals.

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Pacific NW Magazine profiles Fred Hutch’s pursuit of cancer cures

Seattle Times’ Sunday feature looks at the melding of expertise, drive and technology making new cures possible

May 17, 2018 | By Fred Hutch staff

Cover story of Seattle Times’ Pacific NW Magazine explores why Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is closing in on cancer cures.

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Machine learning provides new insights into tumor suppression

Algorithm illuminated surprising metabolic effects of important cancer gene

May 7, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

A machine learning algorithm helped Fred Hutch scientists solve a challenging problem in cancer genomics. And the surprising answer has revealed potential new targets for cancer drugs.

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Fred Hutch and Microsoft partner for better cancer care delivery

Project to flag treatment-related symptoms early is revealed at Seattle conference

May 4, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

A Fred Hutch-Microsoft partnership to develop and pilot test technology to help cancer patients was revealed at the fifth annual Value in Cancer Care Summit, held Thursday in Seattle.

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