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‘Turn it into something good’

Fred Hutch intern Margo Coxon shares the root of her desire to find a cure

Aug. 14, 2015 | By Megan Herndon / Fred Hutch News Service

For 19-year-old Margo Coxon, a summer internship at Fred Hutch wasn’t just something to add to her resume -- it was a chance to help find a cure for the disease that took her sister’s life.

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‘It’s your own drive that makes a difference’

After three years of rehabilitation, 17-year-old brain tumor survivor gets his wish to walk through the doors of Fred Hutch

July 21, 2015 | By Megan Herndon / Fred Hutch News Services

Burke Tinsley could have gone to Disneyland or met his favorite celebrity, but when the Make-A-Wish Foundation came to him, the 17-year-old cancer survivor from Kentucky had other plans. He asked to come to Seattle to visit Microsoft Studios and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Dr. Jim Olson's Tumor Paint advances to clinical trial for children with brain cancer; Dr. Li Hsu delivers annual Prentice Lecture; Dr. Jesse Bloom receives Burroughs Wellcome award

June 5, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Dr. Jim Olson's Tumor Paint advances to clinical trial for children with brain cancer; Dr. Li Hsu delivers annual Prentice Lecture; Dr. Jesse Bloom receives Burroughs Wellcome award

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'Dream come true': Tumor Paint BLZ-100 gets go-ahead for first U.S. trial

Molecule that highlights cancer cells for surgery was pioneered by Fred Hutch’s Dr. Jim Olson, licensed by Blaze Bioscience Inc.

Sept. 25, 2014 | By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service

A new dye derived from scorpion venom that lights up cancer cells so surgeons can precisely target brain tumors will get a trial run in the U.S., Blaze Bioscience Inc. officials announced Thursday. FDA officials have approved an investigational new drug application for Tumor Paint BLZ-100, a molecule discovered and first developed by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington.

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Tumor Paint film a finalist for Sundance screening

'Bringing Light'—a short documentary about breakthrough discovery by Fred Hutch pediatric oncologist Jim Olson and team—is online; view and vote for 'Audience Favorite'

Dec. 3, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

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