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Investigational urine test can predict aggressive prostate cancer

Daniel Lin study shows two biomarkers in urine are associated with cancers likely to be aggressive among men who take a 'watchful waiting' approach

Feb. 6, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

Initial results of a multicenter study coordinated by Hutchinson Center researchers indicates that two investigational urine-based biomarkers are associated with prostate cancers that are likely to be aggressive and potentially life-threatening among men who take a "watchful waiting," or active-surveillance, approach to manage their disease. Ultimately, these markers may lead to the development of a urine test that could complement prostate biopsy for predicting disease aggressiveness and progression.

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Greenberg receives immunotherapy award

Clinical Research Division's Philip Greenberg honored for pioneering work to bring adoptive T-cell therapy from bench to bedside

Sept. 26, 2011

Dr. Philip Greenberg, head of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Immunology Program in the Clinical Research Division, is the joint recipient of the 2011 William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Tumor Immunology for his pioneering research in adoptive T-cell therapy.

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Kuni Scholar award paves way for breakthrough research

Medical scientist Maria Corinna Palanca-Wessels, working to defeat ovarian cancer, is among three Pacific Northwest scientists in the inaugural class of Kuni Scholars

July 11, 2011 | By Kristen Woodward

Dr. Maria Corinna Palanca-Wessels of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is one step closer to her goal of making ovarian tumors more susceptible to chemotherapy thanks to a two-year, $200,000 award from the Wayne D. Kuni and Joan E. Kuni Foundation of Vancouver, Wash., and the Kuni family (through the 3725 Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation).

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