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Patient Advocate Foundation: Financial interventions alleviate patient anxiety, new study affirms
Business Insider January 23, 2018

Not all elderly lung cancer patients get recommended care
Reuters January 9, 2018

Gene test to predict breast cancer recurrence less cost effective in real world practice
Science Daily January 8, 2018

Perspectives in Febrile Neutropenia: Q&A with Gary Lyman, MD, MPH
AJMC December 29, 2017

The Hutch Data Commonwealth: changing the way we do science
Geek Wire November 28, 2017

1 in 5 shows PTSD symptoms after cancer diagnosis, study finds
STAT November 20, 2017

So Much Care It Hurts: Unneeded Scans, Therapy, Surgery Only Add to Patients' Ills
Kaiser Health Notes October 23, 2017

Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Is Your Doctor Ordering Tests You Don't Need?
Everyday Health October 5, 2017

A Cancer Conundrum: Too Many Drug Trials, Too Few Patients
New York Times August 12, 2017

End-of-Life Care Improved with Appropriate Hospice, Opioid Use
Clinical Pain Advisor August 8, 2017

Many with Cancer Hospitalized, Undergo Imaging at End of Life Care 
DoctorsLounge July 26, 2017

Breast MR in Community Practices Meets ACR Benchmarks
Radiology Business June 9, 2017

Many Emergency Department Visits Among Patients with Cancer Appear Preventable
ASCO Post June 7, 2017

8 Things Doctors are Buzzing about at the Biggest Cancer Meeting
Washington Post June 6, 2017

Dr. Scott Ramsey: Value Frameworks are Moving Towards Harmonization
AJMC June 3, 2017

Study Finds Early-Stasge Breast Cancer Patients Receive Unnecessary Testing
DOT Med May 31, 2017

Coding, Machines May Decrease False Positives in Breast Cancer
NewsWise May 5, 2017

Sticker Shock Forces Thousands of Cancer Patients to Skip Drugs, Skimp on Treatment
Kaiser Health News, March 15, 2017

Laura E. Panattoni, PhD, on Costs of Preventable Emergency Department Use (Video)
ASCO Post, March 7, 2017

Addressing Patients Needs Around the Cost of Care
AJMC, March 1, 2017

Dr. Scott Ramsey's interview with Dave Ross on medication costs and financial burden
KIRO Radio, January 31, 2017

ASCO stands for "Less is More' for Node Biopsy in Early Breast Cancer                                                   MedPage Today, December 13, 2016

Dr. Roth on the Rationale Behind a Novel Rick-Prediction Model in Lung Cancer Screening
OncLive, December 5, 2016

Many Medicare cancer patients hit by high out-of-pocket costs 
Washington Post,  November 23, 2016

Financial toxicity: 1 in 3 cancer patients have to turn to friends or family to pay for care.
STAT News, November 2, 2016

Bernie Sanders wants to know why this cancer drug costs more than $200,000 a year
The Washington Post, October 20, 2016

For the very ill, legally ending life is increasingly costly
Reuters, October 10, 2016

Hospitals Adding 3D Mammography to Screenings
Health IT Outcomes, September 7, 2016

$1.2M crowdsourced contest aims to improve breast-cancer detection through deep machine learning
GeekWire, August 25, 2016

Breast cancer imaging challenge one part of achieving cancer moonshot
Health Imaging, August 15, 2016

Oncologists combat cancer care
Medical Chronicle, July 5, 2016

Fred Hutch Expert Available to Discuss NEJM Article on Biomarker Tests for Molecularly Targeted Therapies
Newswise, June 14, 2016

Understanding and Mitigating the Financial Burden of Cancer Patients
The Journal of Managed Care, June 5, 2016

Value in cancer care must start 'start with patients, not dollars'
HemOnc Today, May 25, 2016

Organizational innovations to accelerate technology transfer and translational research do they work?, May 24, 2016

Tony Gwynn's Family Sues Tobacco Industry, Seeking Recourse Over Fatal Habit
The New York Times, May 23, 2016

High Price of Cancer Drugs Not Justified By Health Outcomes
Morning Consult, May 2, 2016

Clinical Pathways: A Systems Approach Toward More Patient-Centric Cancer Care Delivery
The American Journal of Managed Care April 16, 2016

Tackling the financial toll of cancer; one patient at a time
The Washington Post, April 9, 2016

The burden of cancer isn't just cancer
The Washington Post, Wonkblog, April 8, 2016

Is This the Dawn of Cancer Biosimilars? A Conversation With Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH, FASCO; Andrew D. Zelenetz, MD, PhD; Leah Christl, PhD; and Steven Lemery, MD, MHS
The ASCO Post, March 25, 2016

IOM Committee Recommends Oversight, Common Evidentiary Standards for Biomarker Tests for Molecularly-targeted Therapies
Cancer Therapy Advisor, March 16, 2016

Cancer's Financial Burden Tied to Poorer Survival, Study Finds Economic stress may force patients to forgo vital treatments, experts say                                                                                                               HealthDay, January 26, 2016

Dorothy Hamill pushes for breast cancer tests, awareness
USA Today, January 24, 2016

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