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How cancer fools healthy neighboring cells

‘Tumor microenvironment’ research underscores why we need cancer immunotherapy — and how to make it work for more patients

July 18, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Like tiny con men, cancer cells have many tricks to fool healthy cells into helping them. Research into the "tumor microenvironment" is uncovering new avenues for treatment.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

May 25, 2017

A team of Fred Hutch researchers led by principal investigator Dr. Eric Holland has received $400,000 for a two-year pilot study to test several novel immunotherapy approaches for glioma, an aggressive brain cancer. The study was made possible by the generous support of the Bezos family, which since 2009 has donated and leveraged more than $40 million to Fred Hutch for immunotherapy research.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Nov. 14, 2016

Good News: Drs. Harmit Malik, Jesse Bloom win ASM awards; Fred Hutch team launches personalized anticancer vaccine project

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How research and industry partnerships can advance cancer care

Fred Hutch, Merck co-host inaugural ‘Oncology Summit’ to capture non-profit and for-profit outlooks on cancer care

Sept. 27, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Inaugural 'Oncology Summit,' co-hosted by Fred Hutch and Merck, allowed investors, key players in life sciences to collaborate and share scientific stories.

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Pulmonologist Houghton joins Center

McGarry Houghton seeks answers to lung cancer's molecular basis, epidemiology

April 16, 2012 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. A. McGarry Houghton joined the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center faculty last month. He plans to study mouse models of lung cancer in his new Clinical Research Division lab.

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