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Revealing a new way that cancer can evade immunotherapy — and, maybe, how to stop it

How a new technology solved a mystery and honors one man’s legacy

Sept. 24, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Before his aggressive cancer took his life, he donated his tissue samples to research. Now scientists think that new insights from his cells could save lives.

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The legacy of a pioneering transplant immunologist

‘So much to be learned’: Dr. John Hansen reflects on the lives he’s saved and the answers still to come

July 11, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Among his many contributions to bone marrow transplantation, Hansen helped define the rules for matching donors and patients and was a founding father of volunteer donor registries.

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Machine learning provides new insights into tumor suppression

Algorithm illuminated surprising metabolic effects of important cancer gene

May 7, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

A machine learning algorithm helped Fred Hutch scientists solve a challenging problem in cancer genomics. And the surprising answer has revealed potential new targets for cancer drugs.

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Jump-starting innovative projects exploring pathogen-associated cancers

Pathogen-Associated Malignancies Integrated Research Center awards first round of pilot funding supporting researchers studying H. pylori, EBV and the microbiome

March 16, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards

Announcing the inaugural recipients of the PAM IRC Innovation Awards for innovative projects exploring pathogens associated with cancer.

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Lobular breast cancer comes into the spotlight

Research collaborations, patient advocates push to explore ‘sneaky,’ understudied subtype’s standing as a distinct disease

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

Lobular breast cancer is the sixth most common cancer in women yet many people have never heard of it. It doesn't image well, may not create a lump and is considered to be an "understudied" cancer. That's changing. Fred Hutch researchers and patient advocates break it down.

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Fred Hutch community mourns Dr. Robert W. Day

As president and director for 16 years, Day led Fred Hutch's 'momentous' move to South Lake Union

Jan. 8, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch's longest-serving president and director, Dr. Robert Day brought into being its South Lake Union campus in the 1990s.

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