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Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

July 13, 2017

Mary Potts, longtime director of information services for Fred Hutch’s Cancer Surveillance System, was honored recently with the prestigious Constance L. Percy Award for Distinguished Service by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, or NAACCR.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Feb. 2, 2017

Novel gene therapy for sickle cell disease and related disorders on the horizon; immunotherapy trial in rare skin cancer named one of 2016’s major advances in clinical cancer research and care; Dr. Cara McDermott receives AcademyHealth new investigator award; and study documents sperm changes years after chemotherapy.

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Fertility after cancer: Young women less likely to be told about options

New study finds young male cancer patients twice as likely to be counseled on preserving fertility

July 27, 2015 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

A new nationwide study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s reveals that young male cancer patients were twice as likely as young women to be counseled on ways to preserve their fertility, such as freezing sperm or eggs.

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Dr. Cyrus Ghajar receives $4.1M grant to study metastatic breast cancer; Dr. Chris Peterson wins HIV cure prize; Dr. Stephen Schwartz appointed to NCI board

June 26, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Dr. Cyrus Ghajar receives $4.1M grant to study metastatic breast cancer; Dr. Chris Peterson wins HIV cure prize; Dr. Stephen Schwartz appointed to NCI board

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Celebrating our achievements

April 23, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Recent notable accomplishments: Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem co-PI on $12.6M grant to study stem cell therapy for HIV; Dr. Gary Gilliland a finalist for ‘Hire of the Year Award’ sponsored by GeekWire; Dr. Stephen Schwartz co-authored paper that found link between muscle-building supplements and testicular cancer; Dr. Andrew Hsieh awarded $15,000 at Fred Hutch’s first-ever Fast Pitch event

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Should HPV test replace the Pap for cervical cancer screening?

A panel of experts offers interim guidance – but main message is get screened and vaccinated

Jan. 14, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

An interim report developed with input from multiple medical organizations and published simultaneously in three leading gynecological journals last week provides guidance to health-care providers who want to offer a test for the human papillomavirus (HPV) as first-line screening for cervical cancer. The HPV test would take the place of the Pap test, which has been the standard since the 1950s.

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