Hutch News

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 September 16, 2019

Health disparities may affect end-of-life experiences of minority blood cancer patients

A new study finds ethnic and racial minorities with leukemia or lymphoma are more likely to die in hospital, receive aggressive care in last weeks of life than white patients
Hutch News - December 11, 2017

Screening tool aims to better identify distressed patients

Caring for patients doesn’t just mean physically; a new tool helps doctors find, and support, those struggling with depression and other forms of psychosocial distress
Hutch News - February 05, 2016

End-of-life decisions

New study showing many terminal cancer patients receiving palliative chemotherapy die in the ICU highlights need for end-of-life discussions
Hutch News - March 07, 2014

Back honored for palliative care leadership

Regence Foundation pays tribute to SCCA physician for his pioneering efforts with end-of-life patient communication, decision making
Hutch News - November 14, 2011

Tony Back: Palliative care leader honored by ACS

American Cancer Society honors SCCA oncologist’s innovative work to relieve suffering, improve quality of life and communication for cancer patients
Hutch News - November 08, 2010
Last Modified, August 15, 2019