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How does leukemia escape from immunotherapy?

New tech enables deep dive into mysterious results, sets stage for future improvements

April 16, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

“We don’t stop asking what we can do better”: Fred Hutch researchers delve into failures to learn how to improve an experimental cancer immunotherapy.

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Early phase clinical trial shows promise for advanced head and neck cancer

Nine out of 10 patients treated with the experimental therapy saw their tumors shrink

April 13, 2018 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

When you look at Carla Stone, you might not guess that she was diagnosed with stage 4 head and neck cancer just two years ago. Stone participated in a clinical trial that shrank her advanced tumor down to nothing, allowing her to undergo a minimally invasive surgery.

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Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland elected to AACR Academy

2018 class of fellows recognized for significant contributions to cancer research

April 3, 2018 | By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service

The American Association for Cancer Research today announced that Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, is among its newly elected 2018 class of fellows of the AACR Academy.

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What’s new in combatting chronic graft-vs.-host disease

Decades after the development of bone marrow transplant, researchers are making headway against one of its most common and deadly side effects

April 2, 2018 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Up to 40% of transplant recipients develop chronic graft-vs.-host disease, which can last for years. But chronic GVHD is treatable, and new therapies and preventive measures are arriving and being tested in trials.

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Data drives life sciences boom in Seattle

Hutch leaders, entrepreneurs stress importance of partnerships at Life Science Innovation Northwest conference

March 30, 2018 | By Sabin Russell and Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

At a conference in Seattle, health researchers and entrepreneurs said partnerships are key as bioscience converges with data science and computer technology.

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An opening night for heroes

Cancer survivor Rose Ibarra to be honored by Fred Hutch and Mariners at Safeco Field

March 29, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

A two-time survivor of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Rose Ibarra of West Seattle is the first of nine “Hutch Heroes” to be honored by the Mariners and Fred Hutch during Thursday home games this season.

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