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Stem cell transplantation physician-scientist recruited from Australia to join Fred Hutch, SCCA

Dr. Geoffrey Hill will help integrate bone marrow transplantation with emerging cancer immunotherapies

Dec. 7, 2017 | By Molly McElroy

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is appointing world-renowned blood stem cell transplantation physician-scientist Dr. Geoffrey Hill to be director of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, effective July 1.

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A new option for high-risk multiple myeloma?

Study of three-step treatment approach reopens question of donor bone marrow transplant

Nov. 9, 2017 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study offers a clue for solving a long-standing controversy in multiple myeloma: namely, whether a bone marrow transplant from a donor could be beneficial for patients with this disease and, if so, for which patients.

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Looking for ‘a multitude of ways to cure HIV’

HIV researchers draw hope from cancer immunotherapies — and inspiration from Timothy Ray Brown

Aug. 21, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

HIV researchers draw hope from advances in cancer immunotherapies — and inspiration from Timothy Ray Brown's now 10-year-old cure.

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Dr. Carl June weaves together HIV and cancer research to advance cures for both

CAR T-cell pioneer and one-time bone marrow transplant fellow will give keynote at HIV cure conference

Aug. 17, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Being in two camps — HIV and cancer research — at one time "made a huge, huge impact on me," says immunotherapy researcher Dr. Carl June.

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Common cold can be surprisingly dangerous for transplant patients

Study shows typically ‘mild’ respiratory virus can turn into deadly pneumonia in this vulnerable population, points to need for effective meds, better prevention

March 7, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

The common cold is a major source of annoyance for most of us, but new research has found that for bone marrow transplant patients, this most common respiratory infection can be far worse than just a stuffy nose.

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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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