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New Science Spotlight Articles

Every month, Fred Hutch postdoc writer/editors summarize two papers from each of our scientific divisions to stimulate collaborations across campus
10 NEW October 21, 2019

New research uncovers how common genetic mutation drives cancer

Findings in Nature show that targeted therapy for mutated gene can slow or prevent tumor growth in many kinds of cancer
Releases - October 09, 2019

Bringing personalized oncology to cancer prediction — and prevention

Unique $2.4M NCI-NIEHS award teams Hutch cancer geneticists, epidemiologists and oncologists to use mutation rate to predict individual cancer risk
Hutch News - October 01, 2018

The lung cancer blame game

The shame, blame and stigma surrounding this deadly disease affects everything from patient follow-through to research funding
Hutch News - November 21, 2017

Reawakening the X chromosome: New possible therapeutic targets for rare neurological disorder

Study points to potential reversal of rare childhood neurological disorder by reactivating silenced copy of the disease-linked gene
Hutch News - January 30, 2017

More than the 'Angelina Jolie Effect': BRCA testing spikes among breast cancer patients

Search for gene mutations began rising before actress revealed surgeries; better insurance coverage, access cited by experts
Hutch News - February 11, 2016

Testing without context

Nearly two-thirds of women who get tested for BRCA mutations don’t receive genetic counseling first
Hutch News - October 01, 2015

Good News at Fred Hutch

Public health researchers get $4 million grant to study aggressive type of colorectal cancer; Core Center of Hematology designated as national core resource
Hutch News - July 30, 2015
Last Modified, August 15, 2019