First extensive immune profiling of sarcomas shows some types may be susceptible to immunotherapy; Fred Hutch hosts first-of-its-kind regional conference for science communicators; and Pathway that regulates organ size may also underlie tumors’ resistance to certain chemotherapy drugs.
Dennis Chao, Jesse Bloom and colleagues map global spread of mutated, drug-resistant influenza
Oct. 3, 2011
A recent Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study on drug-resistant flu makes fact more compelling than fiction. In the new movie "Contagion," health experts scramble to get ahead of a flu-like pandemic as a drug-resistant virus quickly spreads, killing millions of people within days after they contract the illness.
New results from large Latin American SWOG study contradict clinical trial findings in Europe and Asia; geographic variations in antibiotic resistance may validate different drug regimens for different populations
Aug. 1, 2011
A large clinical trial at seven sites across Latin America has found that a standard three-drug regimen for treating H. pylori is more effective in the population studied than either of two four-drug regimens that proved superior in studies in Europe and Asia.