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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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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Nov. 21, 2016

Good News: Ceballos honored for public health research; ACS research awards to three Hutch scientists; ASH grant to physician-researcher Halpern; Paulovich facilitates Moonshot panel

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What's new in breast cancer research?

Collaborations, combined therapies and machine learning offer promising strategies for boosting early detection, potential cures

Oct. 28, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Combination therapies. collaborations with patients and partner institutions, a friendly competition to better mammography through machine learning — we talked to a handful of breast cancer researchers about what's happening here at Fred Hutch. There's a lot.

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‘We have an army’: Vice President Joe Biden delivers 'Cancer Moonshot' goals

Top priority, catalyzing scientific breakthroughs, calls for interdisciplinary approaches to speed cures

Oct. 17, 2016 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Vice President Joe Biden delivered the final report Monday of his Cancer Moonshot Task Force, outlining the challenge ahead by saying: 'There’s only one moon. There are 200 cancers.”

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Replenishing immune cells after remission

New approach, not yet tested in humans, aims to restore immune-powering B cells in cancer patients following successful CAR T-cell therapy

Oct. 17, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Scientists at Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, and Technical University of Munich showed that activating a “kill switch” can turn off CAR T cells after doctors deem a cancer defeated, allowing normal B cells to again flourish.

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Nixon's War on Cancer: Why it mattered

Some view it as a boondoggle — but it helped set a critical course that is still playing out, a half century later

Sept. 21, 2016 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Nearly 45 years after President Richard Nixon signed the bill that would be called his War on Cancer, cancer is still right behind heart disease as the leading cause of death in the United States. Was the bill a failure? Fred Hutch News Service examines its lasting impact.

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