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Future of big data depends on collaboration

Removing silos will open path to precision medicine

April 5, 2016 | Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Removing silos will open path to precision medicine

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Need help? New database points cancer patients to resources

No- or low-cost services include transportation, wigs, gentle yoga and summer camps for patients’ kids

June 5, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Launched late last month, a new Web portal developed at Fred Hutch offers a host of patient resources in one easy-to-use – and searchable – database.

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Beau Biden's death highlights difficulty of treating brain cancers

Nearly 14,000 die each year of brain cancer, but researchers are aiming to change that

June 2, 2015 | By Bill Briggs and Dr. Sabrina Richards

The family of Joseph “Beau” Biden III, son of Vice President Joe Biden, has not yet revealed the specific type of brain cancer that killed the 46-year-old father and Iraq veteran on Saturday. Nearly 14,000 people die annually from brain cancer, but researchers at Fred Hutch are trying to change that.

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Good news at Fred Hutch: Celebrating our achievements

March 19, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Recent notable accomplishments: HIDRA-based self-service analytical tool Argos launched; Dr. Derek Stirewalt and colleagues examine two of the most common genetic abnormalities in AML that are widely used as prognostic biomarkers

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I speak computer: Making medical information Big Data-ready

Natural language processing helps turn medical information into data computers can analyze to transform research, patient care

Nov. 4, 2014 | By Dr. Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

At Fred Hutch, natural language processing is being used to find hidden patterns in medical information from thousands of consenting cancer patients, offering a body of data that can inform each patient's treatment.

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It's personal: New database aims to change how cancer is treated

Doctors will be able to tailor treatment to patients by seeing what has worked for others with similar tumors

June 3, 2014 | By Dr. Sabrina Richards

Fred Hutch's HIDRA is a massive database currently under construction that will combine clinical records with tumor genetics and molecular data with the aim of eventually helping doctors choose the best targeted treatment.

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