Researchers recommend ‘caution’ when using the chemotherapy busulfan in patients with Gilbert’s syndrome
Oct. 27, 2016
| By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service
As many as one of every 10 people has Gilbert's syndrome, which is typically benign and has even been linked to long life. But new research suggests that busulfan, a bone marrow transplant drug, is extra risky in people with the condition.
New study looks at how chemo affects childhood cancer survivors’ ability to have kids later in life
March 22, 2016
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
A new Fred Hutch sheds light on the degree chemo can impact the fertility of childhood cancer survivors and suggests steps young cancer patients (and their parents) may want to take before they receive treatment. Lead author Dr. Eric Chow weighs in.
What it’s like to be a man with a 'woman’s cancer'
Feb. 9, 2016
| By Dr. Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service
A cancer diagnosis can feel like a betrayal, but being diagnosed with a "woman's cancer" can leave male breast cancer patients feeling doubly shocked – and isolated. Read how two male breast cancer survivors coped with their unexpected diagnosis.