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When do we say cure?

A loaded word for cancer patients, but researchers view ‘cure’ through lens of statistics

July 8, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

An individual patient may not hear the word "cure" on their oncologist's lips, but that doesn't mean the word has no meaning to researchers. It's just that it's very difficult to apply it to an individual person.

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Kids like Rita: A doctor’s drive to save children from deadly blood cancers

Pediatric transplant pioneer Dr. Jean Sanders reflects on a lifetime of dedicated focus, all for ‘her kids’

Dec. 23, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Jean Sanders helped pioneer bone marrow transplants for children with blood cancers -- and worked to ensure that they lived their healthiest lives afterward too.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Dr. Jean Sanders named volunteer of the year; Desert Horse-Grant a 'woman to watch in life science'; study by Dr. Jihong Bai sheds new light on how neurons communicate; Hutch design team wins five awards

May 21, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Dr. Jean Sanders named volunteer of the year; Desert Horse-Grant a 'woman to watch in life science'; study by Dr. Jihong Bai sheds new light on how neurons communicate; Hutch design team wins five awards

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Pediatric transplant symposium June 29

Register for symposium and retirement reception celebrating Dr. Jean Sanders' four-decade career

June 18, 2012

Dr. Jean Sanders' profound impact on the science of pediatric transplantation will be celebrated June 29 at a Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center symposium and retirement reception: "Advances in Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy: The Influence of a Career."

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Sanders wins Al-Johani Award

Clinical Research honors Jean Sanders for years of exemplary clinical care and compassion; credits her for existence of pediatric transplant programs nationwide

April 2, 2012 | By Galen Motin Goff

Since 2001, the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has bestowed the Dr. Ali Al-Johani Award on select individuals in recognition of exemplary clinical medical care and compassion for hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients and their families. This year's award winner is Dr. Jean Sanders.

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Reflections on Legacy for Life reunion

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.

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