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New data on cancer disparities in Washington

Health equity, patient voices and patient-engaged research hot topics at Value in Cancer Care Summit

May 20, 2019 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Where a person lives has a big impact on whether they will live following a cancer diagnosis in our state, according to new data released by researchers at the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR). Fred Hutch's health economics group held its annual Value in Cancer Summit last week.

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Blood clots: What cancer patients need to know

A common side effect of cancer and its treatment gets renewed attention and potential new therapies

March 29, 2019 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Blood clots can be a common – and even deadly – side effect of both cancer and its treatment. Fred Hutch's Dr. Gary Lyman, an expert in blood clots (also known as thrombi) is helping set national policy on how blood clots can be prevented in order to reduce medical costs and save patient lives.

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Dr. Veena Shankaran named 2019 Leader in Health Care

Seattle Business magazine honors oncologist, health services researcher

March 1, 2019 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Seattle Business magazine honors oncologist, health services researcher for her national leadership in studying the "financial toxicity" of cancer treatment.

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