Fred Hutch has entered into a new partnership with the National Cancer Institute-sponsored Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research that aims to increase access to lifesaving stem-cell transplants for those who don’t have a tissue-matched, related donor. If successful, the collaboration could improve current methods of donor selection and make stem-cell transplants more readily available for those with leukemia, multiple myeloma and other blood disorders.
Be wary of possible side effects, drug interactions when using alternative health supplements, physicians caution
June 25, 2015
| By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service
A global crackdown on Internet merchants hawking counterfeit or bogus medicines and medical devices coincides with the surge of unproven cancer “cures” hawked by online sellers, federal health officials warn.
Experimental Fred Hutch treatment aims to ease symptoms of rare, debilitating condition that causes rigid limbs, searing pain
Nov. 18, 2014
| By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service
A young Alabama woman with a rare disorder that leaves her body literally as stiff as a board is the first Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center patient to receive a stem cell transplant in hopes of helping – if not curing – her devastating condition.