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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

Five new research developments in prostate cancer for men to keep their eyes on.

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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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Challenging the notion of personalized medicine

Study suggests effective brain cancer therapies should focus on early similarities between tumors rather than differences

Aug. 11, 2014 | By Dr. Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

New brain cancer findings by scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center fly in the face of personalized medicine, which tailors treatment to a tumor’s unique genetic or molecular profile. Instead, the study suggests that effective brain cancer therapies should target the similarities between tumors rather than their differences.

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Tewari receives entertainment industry funding

Promise of personalized medicine garners $750,000, three-year grant

Dec. 14, 2009

Dr. Muneesh Tewari, a scientist in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Human Biology and Clinical Research divisions, will receive $750,000 over three years for his personalized medicine research from Stand Up To Cancer, a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, whose scientific partner is the American Association for Cancer Research.

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