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Palliative care: It’s not what you think (or fear)

Stigma keeps many cancer patients from using a service that offers much-needed help to the sick as well as the dying

April 26, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Palliative care isn't just about easing suffering at end of life. It’s also appropriate for patients dealing with pain or side effects anywhere along the cancer continuum. But not all patients, or doctors, realize this. Two Fred Hutch experts discuss the latest research, and the stigma, surrounding this crucial type of care.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Sept. 30, 2016

Good News: Dr. Jeff Whiteaker wins NCI Research Specialist Award; Human Biology gains four new faculty members

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Cancer communication breakdown

Say what?! Confusing medical jargon and topsy-turvy language can leave a lot of patients feeling lost in translation

Sept. 22, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center

Whether its topsy-turvy language or murky medical jargon, most cancer patients run up against a "lost--in-translation" moment with their doctors. Writer Diane Mapes and Fred Hutch experts weigh in on the importance of good patient-doctor communication.

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‘This is the future of oncology’

Fred Hutch researcher helps lay crucial groundwork for precision medicine, improved patient care

March 4, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new report sets basic ground rules and goals for the rapidly emerging field of precision medicine, which is being used more and more in cancer treatment. Fred Hutch's Dr. Gary Lyman was in on it.

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An unexpected diagnosis

What it’s like to be a man with a 'woman’s cancer'

Feb. 9, 2016 | By Dr. Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

A cancer diagnosis can feel like a betrayal, but being diagnosed with a "woman's cancer" can leave male breast cancer patients feeling doubly shocked – and isolated. Read how two male breast cancer survivors coped with their unexpected diagnosis.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Nov. 19, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

More than a dozen Fred Hutch scientists and staff participated in the ninth annual Life Sciences Research Weekend Nov. 6-8 at Pacific Science Center in Seattle. Read about this and more Good News at Fred Hutch.

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