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HPV vaccine boosts immune memory

A single dose of the HPV vaccine can strengthen immune memory in people who’ve previously been infected with HPV — and potentially help prevent re-infection

Aug. 10, 2016 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

It’s long been known that the vaccine against the human papilloma virus offers protection when administered to those who’d never experienced HPV infection. But new research suggests the possibility that it could also help those who’d been previously infected to guard against re-infection, according to results recently published in EBioMedicine.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

April 21, 2016

Women’s Health Initiative receives AACR Team Science Award; Andrew Hsieh awarded AACR NextGen Grant for Transformative Cancer Research; Designing an off-the-shelf nanoparticle-based immunotherapy; Fred Hutch’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division contributes to early study of promising Ebola vaccine

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Vice President Joe Biden's Fred Hutch visit, dramatic remissions in immunotherapy trial, Doug Walker's life of service and more

April 1, 2016

Vice President Biden visits Fred Hutch, dramatic remissions in immunotherapy trial, Doug Walker's life of service, the link between cancer and bankruptcy, and more.

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HPV debate reframed to focus on cancer

U.S. cancer centers unanimously call for increase in vaccine use for cancer prevention

Jan. 27, 2016 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

All 69 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers are joining together to voice their frustration at the low uptake of the HPV vaccine — with the hope of refocusing the lens of the vaccination discussion on cancer prevention.

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HPV vaccine uptake highest in Hispanic, low-income communities

Where you live matters for cancer-preventing shot, new study suggests

Jan. 13, 2016 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

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'It's been an incredible ride'

Dr. Denise Galloway reflects on a career — and a life — touched by cancer

Dec. 4, 2015 | By Dr. Denise Galloway, as told to Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

'I can say that working in cancer research doesn’t prevent you from getting cancer.' -- Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Denise Galloway on losing her scientist-husband to the disease.

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