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How cancer survivors are teaching researchers — even decades later

Tracking survivors long after treatment ends helps inform medical decisions for today’s patients and much more

Jan. 27, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Every year since its inception in the early 1980s, the Fred Hutch Long-term Follow-up Program sends out a detailed questionnaire to every transplant survivor. The answers to these questions inform a host of research topics on the long-term effects of transplantation, from graft-vs.-host disease to cataracts, from secondary cancers to infertility and sexual dysfunction.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Dec. 22, 2016

For fourth year in a row, Fred Hutch/SCCA transplant rates among best in the U.S.; immuntherapy symposium available on video for those who couldn't attend the event

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Dec. 8, 2016

Good News: $475K gift fuels expansion of antibody technology; Dr. Hansen honored for BMT work; Senate passes 21st Century Cures Act, sends to Obama

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'Can't sit and wait': Gene therapy trial aims to cure rare Fanconi anemia

At annual hematology meeting, Fred Hutch researchers updated their treatment of 11-year-old Behzad

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

Behzad, 11, and his mom traveled from Mumbai, India to Seattle so he could be the first child to enroll in a Phase 1 Fred Hutch gene therapy study to try to correct his Fanconi anemia.

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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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Physician-scientist Dr. Bruce Clurman named executive vice president and deputy director of Fred Hutch

Clurman will focus on team science, interdisciplinary collaboration in pursuit of new cures, said President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland

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

In his 25th year as a physician and researcher working at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Dr. Bruce Clurman is getting ready to step into his newest role — executive vice president and deputy director of the Hutch.

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