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Biologics and biosimilars step onto the cancer therapy stage

Q&A: Oncologist and health economist Dr. Gary Lyman discusses a class of treatments on the rise. Will prices follow?

May 31, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Costly biologics and their "generic-ish" counterparts, biosimilars, are about to step into the pharmaceutical spotlight in a big way. We sat down with Fred Hutch's Dr. Gary Lyman, an oncologist and national thought leader on health economics, to learn more about burgeoning biopharmaceuticals.

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Cancer database for Washington state and national SEER registry renewed for up to 10 years

Fred Hutch’s cancer registry has been a mainstay of epidemiological research since 1974

May 24, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s award-winning Cancer Surveillance System database, or CSS, which folds into the larger national cancer registry, the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program, or SEER, has received a contract renewal of up to 10 years from the National Cancer Institute.

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Hutch health economics group releases its first public report

Community Cancer Care Report on quality and cost is the product of five years of stakeholder collaboration

May 1, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch’s HICOR releases its Community Cancer Care Report, the first public report linking quality and cost measures for cancer clinics.

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What's new in prostate cancer: 5 takeaways

‘Many reasons for optimism’ says expert at annual community symposium

May 1, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

What's new in prostate cancer in 2018? The latest in prostate cancer treatment, screening, survivorship and more.

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How do we bridge gaps in health equity?

Researchers and community members discuss outreach, relationship building at 2018 Pathways to Equity Symposium

April 30, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

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Dr. Jay Mendoza moves into health disparities leadership at Fred Hutch, Cancer Consortium

New Office of Community Outreach and Engagement to focus on underserved populations in western Washington

April 5, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Pediatrician and public health researcher Dr. Jay Mendoza has been named director of Fred Hutch’s Health Disparities Research Center, replacing Dr. Beti Thompson.

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