Mary Potts, longtime director of information services for Fred Hutch’s Cancer Surveillance System, was honored recently with the prestigious Constance L. Percy Award for Distinguished Service by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, or NAACCR.
How a single alteration in fundamental cellular machinery drives blood diseases and cancers
May 11, 2015
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
Researchers have now uncovered how a single mutation can trigger myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, a disorder akin to leukemia in which the bone marrow overproduces some blood cell precursors but can’t convert them to healthy blood cells.
Cancer Center Support Grant Pilot Awards fund new research directions and collaborations
May 7, 2012
| By Dr. Marion Dorer
Five collaborative teams within the Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium have received Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) Pilot Awards for 2012. The pilot grants are presented every year to fund new Consortium research directions and collaborations.