Clinical Research Division - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Clinical Research Division

The Clinical Research Division’s investigators conduct laboratory and patient-oriented research to better understand the mechanisms that drive cancer and other human diseases.

Integrating a variety of disciplines, our clinical researchers are continually developing new therapeutic approaches and leading clinical trials that help move discoveries from laboratory to patient. Our pioneering research has saved hundreds of thousands of lives. 

Treatment Research

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Fred Hutch researchers are developing the next generation of lifesaving treatments for cancer, HIV and many other diseases.
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One million lives have been touched by our pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation.
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Fred Hutch has performed more than 200 cord blood transplants through clinical trials aimed at improving and expanding cord blood transplantation.
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The Promise of Immunotherapy - an innovative treatment approach that empowers the human immune system to fight off cancer and other debilitating diseases.
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Optides - a revolutionary new cancer medicine using a new class of anti-cancer compounds that could dramatically improve on traditional chemotherapies.
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Led by Dr. E. Donnall Thomas, Fred Hutch scientists pioneered the development of bone marrow transplantation to treat leukemia and other blood cancers. Dr. Thomas and his lifesaving work were recognized in 1990 with the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.
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Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are critical to finding new ways to treat diseases and save lives.  Each year, hundreds of trials are conducted by Fred Hutch, UW Medicine and Seattle Children's.
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Patient Information

Clinical researchers are working daily to develop new and improve current treatments for cancer and other diseases.  These researchers also see patients at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

Diseases we research

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Our treatment and support
Long-Term Follow-Up for Patients
Survivorship Program