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Finding a better (mis)match

New way to pair blood stem cell donors with recipients promises to lower risk of potentially devastating transplant side effect

Aug. 28, 2015 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Soon, many patients coming to Seattle for blood stem cell transplants will have a lower risk of a potentially life-threatening complication thanks to additional genetic testing, which will be built on findings published this month by a team of Fred Hutch researchers led by Dr. Effie Wang Petersdorf.

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Pediatric transplant symposium June 29

Register for symposium and retirement reception celebrating Dr. Jean Sanders' four-decade career

June 18, 2012

Dr. Jean Sanders' profound impact on the science of pediatric transplantation will be celebrated June 29 at a Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center symposium and retirement reception: "Advances in Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy: The Influence of a Career."

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Pediatric transplant pioneer Jean Sanders retires

Hutchinson Center researcher built the nation's pediatric transplant program over her four-decade career; symposium June 29 will celebrate her groundbreaking achievements that have saved thousands of young lives

June 11, 2012 | By Galen Motin Goff

When Dr. Jean Sanders retires this later this month, she will leave a four-decade legacy that built the nation’s pediatric transplant program. A June 29 symposium and reception will celebrate her groundbreaking career at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Pulmonologist Cheng joins Center

Guang-Shing Cheng helps immunocompromised patients with respiratory illnesses, aims to detect lung cancer earlier

April 30, 2012 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Guang-Shing Cheng has joined the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Clinical Research Division faculty. Her research focuses on improving outcomes for stem cell transplant patients with respiratory failure and on advancing diagnostic strategies for early detection of lung infections and cancer.

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Dr. Jean Sanders to receive lifetime achievement award

The Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium will honor Sanders Feb. 12 in Tampa, Fla.

March 9, 2009

Dr. Jean Sanders of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Clinical Research Division will become the first recipient of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium's Lifetime Achievement Award. The consortium is recognizing Sanders for a career that exemplifies its mission "To support research and education to improve the availability, safety and efficacy of hematopoietic cell transplantation and other cellular therapeutics for children and adolescents." Sanders will receive the award during the 2009 Tandem bone marrow transplant meetings of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation and the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Thursday, Feb. 12 in Tampa, Fla.

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New edition of transplantation textbook unveiled

'Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation,' authored by Hutchinson Center faculty member and Nobel laureate E. Donnall Thomas, is the world's leading textbook on the topic

Jan. 19, 2009

The 1,800-page fourth edition of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientist Dr. E. Donnall Thomas' "Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation" was unveiled at the 50th anniversary meeting of the American Society of Hematology, Dec. 8 in San Francisco.

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