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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Nov. 14, 2016

Good News: Drs. Harmit Malik, Jesse Bloom win ASM awards; Fred Hutch team launches personalized anticancer vaccine project

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New clues to treating deadly skin cancer

Small clinical trial finds two forms of immunotherapy may be better than one for treating metastatic melanoma

June 6, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Matthew Flood, a retired EMT from the Tacoma Fire Department, is one of 10 patients with metastatic melanoma treated with an experimental combination of immunotherapies between 2011 and 2013. In a study published today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the research team described the small clinical trial and how the patients have fared in the years following their treatment. Flood is now in complete remission five years after receiving the combo immunotherapy.

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Got ideas for better, faster cancer cures?

After Vice President Joe Biden’s Fred Hutch visit, we ask panelists for their ‘moonshot’ wish lists

April 15, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

As the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative moves forward, we asked some of the Seattle panelists who met with Vice President Joe Biden in March for their moonshot wish lists.

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10 years to cancer cures 'actually plausible,' Fred Hutch president says

'We are on the threshold of amazing advances,' Dr. D. Gary Gilliland tells industry, research leaders

June 30, 2015 | By Andrea Detter / Fred Hutch News Service

The future of cancer therapy looks “incredibly promising,” Dr. D. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, said Tuesday.

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Center awarded $11.5 million for breast cancer research consortium

Porter, Cheever will lead the five-year Seattle-based SPORE in projects including development of targeted treatments for drug-resistant tumors

Nov. 15, 2010 | By Kristen Woodward

The National Cancer Institute has awarded $11.5 million to the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center to lead a five-year, Seattle-based breast cancer research consortium. The goal of the endeavor is to positively impact breast cancer prevention, detection, treatment and care of women who have or are at risk for the disease.

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