Tracking survivors long after treatment ends helps inform medical decisions for today’s patients and much more
Jan. 26, 2018
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
Every year since its inception in the early 1980s, the Fred Hutch Long-term Follow-up Program sends out a detailed questionnaire to every transplant survivor. The answers to these questions inform a host of research topics on the long-term effects of transplantation, from graft-vs.-host disease to cataracts, from secondary cancers to infertility and sexual dysfunction.
Jan. 15, 2016
| By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service
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Former bone marrow transplant patients, family members, doctors, nurses and a few donors gathered for the weekend celebration of life five or more years post-tranplant
Aug. 1, 2011
| By Dean Forbes
The elusive Seattle summer sunshine made a timely appearance for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s fifth transplant patient reunion on July 22-23. Named “Legacy for Life” and held in partnership with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the event drew about 300 former bone marrow and stem cell transplant patients—plus hundreds of family members and some cell donors—who came from around the U.S. and a few countries overseas.