https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/rss2015-07-31T21:25:03.157ZCenter News RSS FeedAdobe Experience ManagerSeahawk Earl Thomas’ parents visit Fred HutchDebbie Thomas, a cervical cancer survivor and the mother of Seattle Seahawks' Earl Thomas III, visited Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on Friday, accompanied by her husband and granddaughter. She met Dr. Denise Galloway, who played a critical role in discovering HPV’s association with cancer, paving the way for the vaccine.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/seahawk-earl-thomas-parents-visit-fred-hutch2015-07-31T21:27:06.000Z2015-07-31T21:27:06.000ZGood News at Fred HutchNewcomb team gets over $4 million grant to investigate aggressive, understudied type of colorectal cancer; Core Center of Hematology designated as national core resource https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/good-news-serrated-colorectal-cancer-stem-cell-hematology2015-07-30T18:23:14.000Z2015-07-30T18:23:14.000ZGut microbiome may have interfered with experimental HIV vaccinesNew findings suggest that the gut microbiome’s influence on the childhood immune system may be the reason a promising experimental HIV vaccine failed to protect people from infection with the virus in recent clinical trials. https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/gut-microbiome-hiv-vaccine-trials2015-07-30T18:00:00.000Z2015-07-30T18:00:00.000ZBest intentions: What to do when your ‘train’ gets derailedBo Jungmayer writes his third post of #BoOnABike with an admission that that life just got in the way, some good perspective on how to avoid it in the future and helpful tips from a veteran Obliteride rider.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/obliteride-training-derailed-bo-on-a-bike2015-07-29T21:34:52.000Z2015-07-29T21:34:52.000ZFor one climber, the best way through breast cancer is over a mountainLife is all about mountains for Marybeth Dingledy — not just the kind you scale, but the rugged terrain you have to slog up, over, around or through when life goes sideways.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/marybeth-dingledy-climb-to-fight-breast-cancer2015-07-28T19:02:00.000Z2015-07-28T19:02:00.000ZFertility after cancer: Young women less likely to be told about optionsA 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.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/fertility-cancer-fewer-young-women-told-options2015-07-27T23:48:35.000Z2015-07-27T23:48:35.000Z‘Made a difference’: Stem cell donor meets her tiny recipienthttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/stem-cell-donor-meets-young-recipient2015-07-27T20:37:52.000Z2015-07-27T20:37:52.000ZBone marrow transplant reunion draws hundreds to Fred HutchHundreds of people gathered this weekend for the party of many lifetimes – the seventh Bone Marrow Transplant Survivor Reunion at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/bone-marrow-transplant-reunion-draws-hundreds-to-hutch2015-07-25T20:45:31.000Z2015-07-25T20:45:31.000ZWhy cancer research needs business development – now more than everNonprofit cancer research centers like the Hutch need business partnerships to get discoveries into the clinic faster. Meet the new VP who's helping make it happen.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/niki-robinson-new-vp-business-development-industry-relations2015-07-24T16:53:50.000Z2015-07-24T16:53:50.000ZNation's top oncologists take aim at sky-high drug costsCancer patients were quick to praise a scathing report from the country’s leading oncologists decrying the skyrocketing cost of cancer drugs. “[The report] is definitely a validation that these medications are ridiculously expensive,” said Erin Havel, a 38-year-old chronic myeloid leukemia patient from Seattle who had to declare bankruptcy due to the high cost of her cancer drugs. “Patients don’t really have much say. We should. We’re the consumers, but we’re more of a vehicle for companies to raise money. It feels like we’re a cash cow for Big Pharma.”https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/cancer-drug-costs-in-cross-hairs2015-07-23T21:13:58.000Z2015-07-23T21:13:58.000ZMeeting someone who saved your lifeEarlier this summer, Dena Fantle met Ethan Lax, the 23-year-old who saved her life from aplastic anemia with a donation of his bone marrow.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/bone-marrow-transplant-recipient-shares-story2015-07-23T17:48:25.000Z2015-07-23T17:48:25.000ZRemoving the awkward in fundraisingThe second installment of #BoOnABike. Bo Jungmayer writes about his first training week, fundraising and helpful resources he has found to make his Obliteride a success.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/removing-awkward-obliteride-fundraising2015-07-23T15:37:03.000Z2015-07-23T15:37:03.000ZGood News at Fred HutchResearchers identify six new gene locations for colorectal cancer risk; Drs. Tera Levin and Alistair Russell named Damon Runyon Fellowshttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/good-news-genes-colorectal-cancer-risk-levin-russell-damon-runyon2015-07-23T15:15:00.000Z2015-07-23T15:15:00.000ZAfter three years of rehabilitation, 17-year-old brain tumor survivor gets his wish to walk through the doors of Fred Hutch Burke Tinsley could have gone to Disneyland or met his favorite celebrity, but when the Make-A-Wish Foundation came to him, the 17-year-old cancer survivor from Kentucky had other plans. He asked to come to Seattle to visit Microsoft Studios and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/brain-tumor-survivor-visits-fred-hutch2015-07-21T18:31:17.000Z2015-07-21T18:31:17.000ZBug out: Killing common bacterial may curb stomach cancer, study findsPermanently wiping out H. pylori with a brief blitz of antibiotics plus an acid-suppressing medication may cut the risk of stomach cancers, asserts a paper published Tuesday.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/killing-h-pylori-may-prevent-stomach-cancer2015-07-21T07:00:00.000Z2015-07-21T07:00:00.000ZA legacy etched in brickWhen Deane Wakefield James received his bone marrow transplant 45 years ago, he was undergoing a very experimental procedure. Though James died from his leukemia, his family — even those from later generations who never got a chance to meet their grandfather or great-grandfather — remain proud of his role in making bone marrow transplantation the success story we know today. They paid tribute to him with an engraved brick that will be installed next week in the Mundie Courtyard at Fred Hutch.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/memory-and-legacy2015-07-20T23:40:27.000Z2015-07-20T23:40:27.000ZCannabis and cancer: Medical marijuana gains favor among some patients despite safety concerns More cancer patients and survivors seem to be asking doctors about medical marijuana - or opening up about using cannabis to ease effects of the disease and its treatments. https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/medical-marijuana-gains-favor-among-cancer-patients2015-07-17T17:33:27.000Z2015-07-17T17:33:27.000ZA lifetime later, a bone marrow donor and recipient return to Fred HutchWhen Jennifer Monteleone was only a year old and Michael was 6, her bone marrow was used in a transplant to eradicate his leukemia. Twenty-five years later, the siblings recently visited Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/marrow-donor-and-recipient-return-to-fred-hutch2015-07-16T22:48:23.000Z2015-07-16T22:48:23.000ZGood News at Fred HutchHutch scientists, community advisors featured at International AIDS Society conference; Dr. Lee Cranmer to lead sarcoma programhttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/good-news-defeatHIV-kranmer2015-07-16T20:23:00.000Z2015-07-16T20:23:00.000ZRiding for a reason: A novice cyclist rides for daughter to live in a cancer-free worldFred Hutch News Service photographer Bo Jungmayer, a novice cyclist, is participating in this year's Obliteride fundraiser for Fred Hutch cancer research. He's riding in the hope that his baby daughter, Rylee, will grow up in a cancer-free world.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/07/weekly-series-of-new-fathers-mission-to-ride-obliteride2015-07-15T20:47:06.000Z2015-07-15T20:47:06.000Z