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Study shows how glioblastomas get a leg up

New computational method sheds light on how cancer-contributing genes make brain tumors more aggressive and radiation-resistant

April 13, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers at Fred Hutch and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed a computational method that sheds light on how cancer-contributing genes make brain tumors more aggressive and radiation-resistant.

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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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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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Dr. Sita Kugel receives $100K grant to study pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

She will use preclinical models to study the role of DNA packaging in cancer development and metastasis

March 29, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

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Galloway and Hartwell to enter Washington Life Science Hall of Fame

Awards recognize power of basic research, leadership in driving advances for patients

March 27, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Basic researchers Drs. Denise Galloway and Lee Hartwell to enter Washington Life Science Hall of Fame.

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$7 million grants boost functional genomics team science

Dr. Chris Kemp’s 2 NCI awards will help support drug-target discovery and commercialization for personalized oncology

March 15, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Christopher Kemp and colleagues have received two grants from the National Cancer Institute totaling more than $7M to support their functional genomics research.

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