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Remembering Dr. Eddie Méndez

Hutch friends and colleagues recall brilliant physician-scientist and ‘bright, shining star’

Jan. 11, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Remembering Dr. Eddie Mendez, brilliant surgeon and researcher dedicated to helping patients with head-and-neck cancer.

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Could a prostate cancer drug save lives from radiation injury?

Early research shows potential for approved hormone-blocking drug to protect from deadly effects of nuclear blast

Jan. 9, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study used a hormone-blocking prostate cancer drug called degarelix to save the lives of mice exposed to a deadly level of radiation. Could it do the same for people caught in a nuclear blast?

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Jan. 4, 2018

Increasing access to stem cell transplants; improving survival, QOL for those with scleroderma; biostatistician named chair-elect of AAAS Section on Statistics.

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10 highlights of Fred Hutch science in 2017

A look back at notable discoveries in cancer immunotherapy, HIV prevention and more

Dec. 28, 2017 | by Sabin Russell and Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

It's been a year of breakthroughs at Fred Hutch. Here are 10 of our favorites.

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Fred Hutch/SCCA transplant patient survival above the expected rate in U.S.

For 5th year in a row, bone marrow transplant program receives top recognition

Dec. 22, 2017 | By Molly McElroy

For the fifth year in a row, the Fred Hutch Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance has been recognized by the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research as exceeding expectations for one-year survival rates. These survival rates specifically pertain to patients who have received transplants of blood-forming stem cells from healthy donors, a procedure pioneered at Fred Hutch.

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Big data in cancer research

New study in childhood leukemia illustrates challenges and power of cutting-edge genomic technologies’ huge data sets

Dec. 21, 2017 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Big data is the new reality in cancer research, yielding powerful insights into disease biology — as a recent study in pediatric leukemia showed. But how to store, share or even make sense of such vasts amounts of information?

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