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6 questions in cancer immunotherapy

From cancer vaccines to engineered T cells, experts weigh in on the big unknowns

March 18, 2016 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch immunotherapy experts share their perspectives on a few of the big questions in cancer immunotherapy research — and the steps that they and their colleagues are taking to answer them as quickly as they can.

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Building a better protein in the hope of better therapies

Researchers design and create donut-shaped proteins from scratch

Dec. 16, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers design and create donut-shaped proteins from scratch that could one day help yield more potent vaccines, more powerful growth factors to stimulate the growth of cancer-fighting immune cells in stem cell or cord blood transplants, or even a molecular sponge to soak up toxins in the body after poisoning.

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HPV vaccines work, so why do so few states require them?

Only Virginia, Washington, D.C., and soon, Rhode Island, include the cancer-preventing vaccine as a school requirement

July 14, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Nine years after the HPV vaccine was first approved in the U.S., only Virginia and Washington, D.C., currently require the vaccine for school entry, according to new research.

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HIV vaccine: Could a few special cells help protect millions of people?

New analysis finds rare immune cells linked to HIV vaccine’s effectiveness

May 28, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

There are several kinds of immune responses that could protect against HIV infection. A new analysis has now found that a small but important subset of the immune cells known as T cells may be important for a working HIV vaccine.

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HPV vaccinations save men’s lives, too

Study finds higher HPV immunization rates among women block cancers in men

May 12, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Health officials have long urged boys to get HPV vaccinations to shield women from the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus that causes cervical cancer, but a new study shows such immunization campaigns also cut guys’ risks for contracting HPV-related cancers.

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Flu season will likely be more severe this year, CDC predicts

Strain has mutated, dimming the vaccine’s effectiveness – but it’s still worth it to get one, experts say

Dec. 5, 2014 | By Dr. Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

This year’s flu season may be particularly grim due to an unexpected shift in influenza strains, predicts the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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