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Fred Hutch at ASCO

Research highlights from the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

May 29, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

A number of investigators from Fred Hutch will share new research findings at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, or ASCO, which is being held today through June 2 in Chicago. The theme of this year’s gathering is “Illumination & Innovation: Transforming Data into Learning.”

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Brain cell migration may offer clues to cancer metatasis

Cooper, Jossin find surprising new role for N-cadherin; finding could shed light on how normal and cancerous cells migrate within the body

April 25, 2011 | By Kristen Woodward

By shedding new light on how cells migrate in the developing brain, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists may have found a new mechanism by which other types of cells, including cancer cells, travel within the body. The findings by the Basic Sciences Division's Dr. Jonathan Cooper and Dr. Yves Jossin, a research fellow in the Cooper Lab—published online April 24 in Nature Neuroscience—could lead to a better understanding of neurological development and, possibly, cancer metastasis.

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