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Study aims to cure blood cancers with transplants that could block HIV, too

10 HIV-positive cancer patients to receive donated cord blood with rare resistance gene

Nov. 16, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch is about to lead a clinical trial offering cord blood transplants to blood cancer patients who also have HIV. The tranplants will carry a genetic trait that naturally confers resistance to HIV, so there is a possibility these transplants might also cure their HIV.

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7 misconceptions about lung cancer

Myths and misinformation still keep many people in the dark – and that’s bad news for their health

Nov. 15, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

November may be Lung Cancer Awareness Month but many people are unaware that this disease affects nonsmokers or that there is an effective way to screen for it. Take a deep breath an check out these common lung cancer misconceptions.

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Two new grants to fuel metastatic breast cancer research

Drs. Erica Goddard and Mark Headley will use their awards to study how breast cancer cells spread to distant organs – and how to stop them.

Nov. 15, 2018 | By Jake Siegel / Fred Hutch News Service

Two early-career investigators at Fred Hutch have received grants that will fuel their research into metastatic breast cancer: Drs. Erica Goddard and Mark Headley.

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Forbes ’30 Under 30’ lists Hutch immunotherapy researcher Alex Salter

Grad student on short list of young health care influencers

Nov. 14, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

For his research on cancer immunotherapy, Hutch grad student Alex Salter was named one of the top young health care innovators in the U.S. and Canada.

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Hutch science featured at world's premier cancer immunotherapy meeting

Researchers honored at SITC 2018 for work on immune-based treatments for leukemia, ovarian cancer, skin cancer

Nov. 14, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch's Drs. Philip Greenberg, Kristin Anderson and Kelly Paulson were honored Nov. 10 at the annual meeting of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer in Washington, D.C.

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Breast Cancer Research Foundation funds 8 Fred Hutch/UW Cancer Consortium scientists

Nearly $2M will go toward potential therapies for metastatic disease and better risk reduction through diet and exercise

Nov. 9, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers in the Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium received grants totaling nearly $2 million from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, or BCRF, funding that will continue to fuel their research through 2019. Most of the grants will go toward new therapies for patients with metastatic cancers.

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