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'Back to normal life'

Sorting stem cells before transplant helps lower the risk of graft-vs.-host disease, researcher reports

Dec. 5, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Patients in a clinical trial, including Dr. Curtis Mack, had lower rates of graft-vs.-host disease when researchers filtered stem cells before transplant, scientists reported Monday.

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Where are they now?

Updates on five memorable people we profiled in 2015

Dec. 31, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Countless people generously shared their stories with us and the world this year. Today, we'll update you on some of the most memorable people we wrote about during 2015.

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Kids like Rita: A doctor’s drive to save children from deadly blood cancers

Pediatric transplant pioneer Dr. Jean Sanders reflects on a lifetime of dedicated focus, all for ‘her kids’

Dec. 23, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Jean Sanders helped pioneer bone marrow transplants for children with blood cancers -- and worked to ensure that they lived their healthiest lives afterward too.

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From building toys to developing cures

At 80, transplant scientist Dr. Rainer Storb can't stop tinkering with — and solving — medical puzzles

Dec. 21, 2015 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Rainer Storb loves seeing and catching up with his former patients - men and women saved by his own research. He's 80 with big research goals still ahead.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

VIDD researchers receive $1.7M grant to study post-transplant infections; Dr. Joshua Roth receives scientific achievement award; Dr. Patrick Mitchell receives microbiology award; Dr. Jesse Bloom named Pew scholar

June 11, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

VIDD researchers receive $1.7M grant to study post-transplant infections; Dr. Joshua Roth receives scientific achievement award; Dr. Patrick Mitchell receives microbiology award; Dr. Jesse Bloom named Pew scholar

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‘How do you thank someone for saving your life?’

Stem cell donor, recipient meet each other – and researchers who made transplant possible

April 29, 2015 | By Linda Dahlstrom / Fred Hutch News Service

Leukemia survivor Mark Tose had one burning question for Dr. Mary Flowers: How much of the connection he feels with the donor for the transplant that saved his life is because they were biologically a perfect match — or is something else at play? "It feels like we've known each other forever," he said.

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