Profile of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patient Paul LaGrange of Kelowna, B.C., who celebrated Christmas with his family while staying at SCCA House. The Fred Hutch News Service article originally ran on fredhutch.org
Article about the do's and don'ts of training with a cold mentions a Fred Hutch study that found women who exercised moderately and consistently experienced half as many colds as those in a sedentary control group
The Daily (University of Washington), Nov. 20, 2014
Article about a collaboration between Seattle artist Catherine Mayer and Fred Hutch behavioral psychologist Dr. Bonnie McGregor using art to help reduce stress among breast and ovarian cancer survivors
Article about how supermarkets subconsciously influence consumer behavior through stimuli such as music and scents mentions the research of Fred Hutch's Dr. Linda Buck, who won the Nobel Prize for her work in understanding the mechanisms behind the sense of smell.
Quotes Dr. Jonathan Bricker about SmartQuit, a smoking-cessation app based on his research that was launched last week. The article also mentioned he's recruiting smokers nationwide for an Internet-based study called WebQuit.
List of biotech hubs includes Seattle for two of its spin-off companies: Juno Therapeutics Inc. and Adaptive Biotechnologies, which have raised more than $300 and $100 million in financing, respectively
Dr. Norman Breslow was interviewed about his Wilms tumor research, which found a strong association between radiation therapy to the chest in childhood and an increased risk of breast cancer in adulthood
Article about Juno Therapeutics Inc., an immuno-oncology biotech company launched last year by Fred Hutch, Seattle Children's Research Institute and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center that raised $176 million in venture capital funding within six months
Segment with Drs. Peggy Porter and Julie Gralow and breast cancer patient Ashley Ehlers Walker shows how Safeway donations support breast cancer research at Fred Hutch, UW Medicine and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Article about Fred Hutch's STAR Study, which is recruiting African-American breast cancer survivors and oncologists for focus groups. The article quoted study leader Dr. Rachel Ceballos and community adviser and breast cancer advocate Bridgette Hempstead.
Article about a recent study by Fred Hutch's Dr. Bonnie McGregor and researchers at Indiana University that found menopausal women experience fewer hot flashes and night sweats if they have children under age 13 at home
Dr. Bonnie McGregor of Fred Hutch and Seattle artist Catherine Mayer joined host Margaret Larson to discuss the health benefits of stress reduction and "LAUGH" therapy for survivors of breast and other cancers. Also on the show was breast cancer survivor and former SCCA patient Roseanne Gialanella, who talked about how the healing power of music helped her through treatment.
Interview with two-time breast cancer survivor Bridgette Hempstead, founder of Cierra Sisters, a support organization for African-American breast cancer survivors. Hempstead, who is a community advisor for Fred Hutch's STAR Study, has been invited to sing the national anthem at the Seattle Seahawks game on Sunday.
Quotes Dr. Christopher Li about breast cancer screening and mentions that Fred Hutch is recruiting Seattle-area African-American women and oncology professionals for focus groups as part of its STAR Study (Staying on Track After Recovery)
Article looks back at the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine that Fred Hutch's Dr. Lee Hartwell received in 2001 for understanding how cells divide in yeast. He shared the honor with Drs. Tim Hunt and Paul Nurse of Cancer Research UK.
Interview with Dr. Rachel Ceballos and community advocate Bridgette Hempstead about a Fred Hutch study that seeks Seattle-area African-American breast cancer survivors and oncology professionals to participate in a focus group
Article about the consequences of obesity in cancer patients quotes Dr. Gary Lyman, co-director of the Hutchinson Institute of Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR), on how underdosing of chemotherapy in obese patients may help explain why they have a higher risk of recurrence and mortality than patients of normal weight
Quotes Dr. Jim Olson about his discovery of Tumor Paint, which makes tumor cells light up during surgery. The drug, under development by his biotech company Blaze Bioscience, just got FDA approval for a Phase 1 clinical trial.
Dr. Betz Halloran quoted in article about Fred Hutch receiving $12.5M from National Institute of General Medical Sciences and designation as a MIDAS Center of Excellence for infectious disease research
Dr. James Kublin, executive director of the Fred Hutch-based HIV Vaccine Trials Network, joined "Angels in America" director Andrew Russell in the studio to discuss the partnership between Fred Hutch and Intiman Theater in support of AIDS awareness and HIV research
Article about the connection between baseball and cancer describes how Fred Hutchinson the Major League Baseball player who died of cancer inspired the creation of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The article also mentions the Hutch Award and Obliteride.
Article about reducing inflammation mentions a Fred Hutch study that found when overweight/obese women dropped at least 5 percent of their body weight, they had measurable declines in markers of inflammation
Quotes Dr. Stephen Friend of Sage Bionetworks, which is based at Fred Hutch, about studying DNA from healthy people with genetic mutations that normally would make them sick. The article also links to a recent TED talk Friend gave about the project.
Article about Johns Hopkins scientist Robert Siliciano's take on a potential HIV cure via marrow transplantation mentions his visit to Fred Hutch, where researchers are studying gene therapy as a potential cure for the disease
Article about careers in emerging areas of cancer research mentions immunotherapy and Juno Therapeutics Inc., a spin-off of Fred Hutch, Memorial Sloan-Kettering and Seattle Children's Research Institute
Article about pregnancy-related obesity mentions a Fred Hutch study that found women who followed a low-cal diet and did 45 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise five days a week were able to lose roughly 20 pounds