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.
Five-year Obliteride veteran Dr. Pete Nelson rides to make inroads against all cancers
July 5, 2017
| By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service
Fred Hutch physician-scientist Dr. Pete Nelson has participated in every Obliteride since the event’s inception five years ago, teaming up with a core group of prostate-cancer researchers and cancer survivors for fun with a distinct purpose: benefiting patients.
An unexpected discovery in a herpes lab might bring relief to cancer patients
June 29, 2017
| By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service
Drs. Jia Zhu and Tao Peng made a unexpected discovery while searching for a treatment for herpes: The virus prompts skin cells to make a protein that keeps sensory nerves healthy, and might lead to a treatment for peripheral neuropathy, a side effect of chemotherapy.