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New study aims to improve quality of life and survival in older, sicker bone marrow transplant patients

Large clinical trial funded by $3.5M federal research grant

Oct. 5, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Mohamed Sorror has received a new five-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to conduct a large clinical trial aimed at improving the quality of life and survival of medically vulnerable patients after they receive a transplant of donated blood-forming stem cells.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Sept. 21, 2017

Dr. Mohamed Sorror and colleagues have developed a novel, online risk-assessment tool for patients with acute myeloid leukemia.

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Mohamed Sorror wins $951,000 from American Cancer Society

Four-year grant to Fred Hutch clinical researcher will fund study to better define therapeutic choices for older patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia

Jan. 2, 2013

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Age alone no longer barrier to stem cell transplants for older patients

Mohamed Sorror-led study shows years play little role in patient outcomes following Center-developed 'mini-transplant'

Nov. 7, 2011 | By Dean Forbes

The first study summarizing long-term outcomes from a series of patients age 60 and over who were treated with the mini-transplant, a "kinder, gentler" form of transplantation developed at the Hutchinson Center, concluded that age alone no longer should be considered a defining factor when determining whether an older patient with blood cancer is a candidate for stem cell transplantation.

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