Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research

News & Events

Upcoming Events:

Value in Cancer Care Summit
March 30, 2015, Bell Harbor International Conference Center

Past Events:

3rd Annual Health Economics & Personalized Medicine Symposium "Paying for Personalized Medicine and Implementation in Patient Care" Amsterdam, Netherlands Cancer Institute
November 13, 2014

Value in Cancer Care Town Hall
May 19, 2014

Past Presentations:

Information Needs and Satisfaction with Information Sources among Men with Newly Diagnosed
Local Stage Prostate Cancer and their Spouses
by Lisel Koepl, MPH, NCI Cancer Survivorship Conference
June 19, 2014

Cancer Diagnosis as a Risk Factor for Major Financial Hardship and Bankruptcy by Veena Shankaran, NCI Cancer Survivorship Conference
June 18, 2014

The Value of Future Reasearch for P53 as a Predictive BioMarker in Early Stage Squamous Cell Lung Cancer by Joshua A. Roth, Society for Medical Decision Making European Meeting
June 10, 2014 

Media Coverage

Breath of Fresh Air: Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening
NBC News, February 05, 2015

Guidelines for VTE prophylaxis, treatment in cancer unchanged
Medical Xpress, February 03, 2015

Lung CT scan use expected to swell
Modern Healthcare, January 03, 2015

Large Percentage of Oncologists Still Ordering Tumor Markers for Early Breast Cancer
Oncology Times, December 03, 2014

Tomosynthesis Improves Cancer Detection in Women with Dense Breast Tissue
Newswise, October 28, 2014

Diagnosis: Early warning system
Nature, September 11, 2014

ASCO Board Member Gary Lyman, MD, MPH, FASCO, Focuses Philanthropy on Early-Career Research
ASCO, August 15, 2014

Can you afford cancer care?
USA News, August 6, 2014

Shop Talk: Dr. Ramsey Appointed to Performance Measures Committee
Oncology Times, July 25, 2014

The Patient Perspective on Value
ASCO,  May 31, 2014

Stepped-Up Screening Would Uncover More Lung Cancers, Study Says
HealthDay, May 14, 2014

Major Women's Health Study Paid Big Dividends
US News & World Report, HealthDay, May 5, 2014

WHI: Millions Spent, but Billions Gained
MedPage Today May 5, 2014

The value of WHI's combined hormone therapy trial, weighed in lives and dollars saved
Fred Hutch News Release, May 5, 2014

Building on the Women's Health Initiative findings
Fred Hutch News Release
, May 1, 2014

ASCO: SLN Biopsy the New Standard for Early Breast Cancer
MedPageToday, April 3, 2014
Quotes Dr. Gary Lyman

Friday Feedback: Does 'Cancer Report' Improve Practice?
MedPageToday, Jan. 10, 2014
Quotes Dr. Gary Lyman

Dr. Gary Lyman named co-director of HICOR
Fred Hutch News Release, Jan. 8, 2014

Beware Of Cancer Metastasizing To Your Wallet
Forbes, August 16, 2013

Access to Care: Who Gets Referred to a Medical Oncologist and/or Another Cancer Specialist and Who Receives Treatment for Advanced Cancer?
The ASCO Post, May 1, 2013

Delivering affordable cancer care: Is it possible and what will it entail?
The ASCO Post, Nov. 15, 2012
Quotes health care economist Dr. Scott Ramsey

Can effective cancer care become affordable again?
Cancer Network (website of the journal Oncology), Aug. 22, 2012
Interview with Dr. Scott Ramsey, director of the Center’s Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation (registration required)

Studying the cost and efficacy of cancer care
Cancer Discovery, Aug. 10, 2012
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey about the Center’s new institute devoted to health care economics

Fred Hutch launching institute dedicated to reducing economic burdens of cancer, Aug. 7, 2012
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey

Figuring out which cancer treatments work
KPLU-FM, Aug. 6, 2012
Interview with Dr. Scott Ramsey

A lonely voice asking tough questions on cancer cost-effectiveness
Xconomy, July 30, 2012
Article about Center’s new institute that focuses on health economics quotes its director, Dr. Scott Ramsey

Could cancer make you go bankrupt? The risk for 8 types of cancer
The Huffington Post, Oct. 12, 2011
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey

The five cancers most likely to push you over the financial edge
Capsules (Kaiser Health News blog), Oct. 11, 2011
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey

Surgery rate late in life surprises researchers
The New York Times, Oct. 5, 2011
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey

How bright promise in cancer testing fell apart
The New York Times, July 7, 2011
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey on gene-based cancer tests

Medical debt, lack of health insurance lead to reduced access to health care
EmaxHealth, July 2, 2011
Mentions study by Dr. Scott Ramsey regarding bankruptcy rates among cancer patients

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