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7 misconceptions about lung cancer

Myths and misinformation still keep many people in the dark – and that’s bad news for their health

Nov. 15, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

November may be Lung Cancer Awareness Month but many people are unaware that this disease affects nonsmokers or that there is an effective way to screen for it. Take a deep breath an check out these common lung cancer misconceptions.

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HICOR receives 2-year, $250K award to boost patient engagement

Award to health economics group aims to strengthen the role of patients in research

June 13, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch’s health economics group, the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, has received a $249,882 two-year award from PCORI, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

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Biologics and biosimilars step onto the cancer therapy stage

Q&A: Oncologist and health economist Dr. Gary Lyman discusses a class of treatments on the rise. Will prices follow?

May 31, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Costly biologics and their "generic-ish" counterparts, biosimilars, are about to step into the pharmaceutical spotlight in a big way. We sat down with Fred Hutch's Dr. Gary Lyman, an oncologist and national thought leader on health economics, to learn more about burgeoning biopharmaceuticals.

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Fred Hutch and Microsoft partner for better cancer care delivery

Project to flag treatment-related symptoms early is revealed at Seattle conference

May 4, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

A Fred Hutch-Microsoft partnership to develop and pilot test technology to help cancer patients was revealed at the fifth annual Value in Cancer Care Summit, held Thursday in Seattle.

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Hutch health economics group releases its first public report

Community Cancer Care Report on quality and cost is the product of five years of stakeholder collaboration

May 1, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch’s HICOR releases its Community Cancer Care Report, the first public report linking quality and cost measures for cancer clinics.

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President's Cancer Panel addresses cost of cancer drugs

Fred Hutch leaders helped shape recommendations that put patients first, promoting value, affordability, innovation

March 12, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

The President's Cancer Panel, an independent advisory group, called for “urgent action” to address rapidly rising prices for cancer drugs and the burden cancer patients and their families face because of the high cost of cancer care.

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