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Poor quality of life in 1 in 5 caregivers of bone marrow transplant survivors

Largest-ever study IDs risk factors, paves way for interventions to help

Dec. 9, 2017 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Being the caregiver of a loved one with a serious illness can be a tough job — and one that's too often under the radar. In a new study, Fred Hutch researchers take a hard look at how some of these "silent supporters" are doing.

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Love in the time of cancer

Getting dumped after diagnosis isn’t the only story out there; meet three couples who found romance despite disease

Feb. 14, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Getting dumped after diagnosis isn’t the only plotline when it comes to love and cancer. Fred Hutch News Service talked to three couples who found romance despite disease. This Valentine's Day, we share their stories.

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Finding their calling: Why cancer caregivers join cause

Some family caregivers devote their lives to that larger work, shifting the health care landscape

Sept. 13, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Inspired by months or years spent helping loved ones during cancer, many former family caregivers are devoting their lives to the larger caregiving mission.

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‘Totally meant to be’

Why this Seattle teacher was motivated to serve the Fred Hutch high school intern program

Oct. 13, 2015 | By Megan Herndon / Fred Hutch News Service

Seattle teacher Kristin Storey's personal connection to cancer inspired her to help Fred Hutch high school interns last summer.

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‘Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness’ draws more than 200

Former cancer patients, caregivers came to campus for the fifth annual survivorship seminar, where they learned about nutrition, coping with chemobrain and more

June 27, 2011 | By Christi Ball Loso

An audience of more than 200 cancer survivors and caregivers attended “Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness,” the annual seminar of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program.

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