The numbers are so vast, the hope and healing they embody seem difficult to grasp. Globally, doctors have performed more than 1 million bone marrow / stem cell transplants — a procedure pioneered at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Aug. 21, 2015
| By Bill Briggs
Each life saved since Dr. E. Donnall Thomas pioneered bone marrow transplantation offers untold promise. Meet Savanna Acosta, a toddler who has a full life ahead thanks to a transplant.
On the eve of ‘Emperor’ cancer documentary, Dr. Fred Appelbaum recounts 40 years of difficult and exhilarating advances in bone marrow transplantation
March 27, 2015
| By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service
Dr. Fred Appelbaum has spent his career devoted bone marrow transplantation. On the eve of the Ken Burns/Barak Goodman "Cancer" documentary, Appelbaum sat down to talk about 40 years of transplants at Fred Hutch, from the early, heart-wrenching challenges to the latest innovations in immunotherapy.
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