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Researchers ‘shocked’ to see how often experts misdiagnose certain brain tumors in kids

New study: Molecular tests reveal critical differences in cancers thought to be the same, highlight implications for treatment

Oct. 19, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Traditional methods of diagnosing certain pediatric brain cancers are flawed, a new study shows. As a result, some misdiagnosed patients have gotten the wrong treatments.

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Bringing personalized oncology to cancer prediction — and prevention

Unique $2.4M NCI-NIEHS award teams Hutch cancer geneticists, epidemiologists and oncologists to use mutation rate to predict individual cancer risk

Oct. 1, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Drs. Christopher Li, Jason Bielas and colleagues are teaming up on a $2.4 million project that seeks to better understand the link between personal mutation rate and individual cancer risk.

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Q & A with Dr. Peggy Porter: Targeted breast cancer treatments require diverse research data

Breast cancer researcher discusses need to extend research and results to minority women

Oct. 26, 2017 | By Sabrina Richards and Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Personalized breast cancer treatments must come to everyone -- and that requires study data from diverse populations, says breast cancer researcher Dr. Peggy Porter.

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Proteowhatnow? 6 questions with a proteomics expert

How a new technology could help identify the best cancer treatment for an individual patient

April 5, 2017 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

As an oncologist, Dr. Mandy Paulovich ran into an "ethical dilemma" when treating her patients. Since then, she's dedicated her career to proteomics in her quest to solve it.

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What’s new in prostate cancer? 5 things to watch

Highlights from the Institute for Prostate Cancer Research 2017 community symposium

March 22, 2017 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Latest research reveals new developments in prostate cancer drugs, treatment.

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Improving survival and reducing side effects in Hodgkin lymphoma

New data from cooperative trial suggest PET imaging could guide treatment

April 11, 2016 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

This personalized-treatment strategy for advanced Hodgkin lymphoma saved patients who responded to standard chemo from the toxicities of a more aggressive regimen.

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