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5 questions with a cancer immunotherapy expert

Dr. Phil Greenberg to receive high honor for his contributions to the field

Nov. 7, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Immune-harnessing treatments are revolutionizing cancer care. Where is the immunotherapy field now, and what's next? Fred Hutch science writer Susan Keown asked someone who would know: Dr. Phil Greenberg.

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Tinkering with T cells

How researchers are tweaking engineered immune cells’ cancer-targeting receptors — and why it matters

May 15, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

These immune cells are the cornerstone of emerging cancer therapies. And their unimaginably tiny, cancer-targeting molecular weapons — their receptors — are the focus of intense scientific tinkering.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Jan. 18, 2018

Metastatic breast cancer researchers receive postdoc scholarships; Hutch receives three state CARE Fund grants for cancer research; HemOnc Today names Dr. Damian Green a Next Gen Innovator.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Nov. 30, 2017

The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy announced that Dr. Phil Greenberg, head of the Program in Immunology at the Hutch, has joined its team of more than 300 scientists from the academic, nonprofit, biotech and pharma sectors.

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Promising results in trial of engineered T cells in high-risk leukemia

High response rates to experimental immunotherapy in patients with treatment-resistant chronic lymphocytic leukemia

July 17, 2017 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Most patients with recurrent chronic lymphocytic leukemia who were enrolled in a small, early- phase trial saw their advanced tumors shrink or even disappear after an infusion of genetically engineered immune cells. Dr. Cameron Turtle, one of the study’s leaders, presented the results on Saturday at the 2016 annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology in San Diego.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Aug. 11, 2016

Dr. Amit Sharma receives Pathway to Independence Award; Dr. Phil Greenberg publishes T-cell findings; Dr. Yanghee Woo chosen for early-career hematology training program

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