Scientists aim to gather knowledge that improves future immunotherapies
July 30, 2018
| By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service
The immune system has the potential to eradicate cancer. But cancers are expert escape artists, with numerous tools for shutting down or hiding from immune attack. Three research teams at Fred Hutch have launched new projects aimed at revealing some of these secrets and laying the groundwork for developing better immune-harnessing cancer therapies, or immunotherapies.
New risk prediction model — not yet ready for clinical use — incorporates genetic, lifestyle and environmental risk factors
April 18, 2016
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
In work presented Monday at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting in New Orleans, researchers from Fred Hutch, the University of Michigan and other institutes debuted their latest progress in precision prevention — an in-the-works method to predict risk of colorectal cancer that integrates genetic, lifestyle and environmental risk factors.
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