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Researchers ‘shocked’ to see how often experts misdiagnose certain brain tumors in kids

New study: Molecular tests reveal critical differences in cancers thought to be the same, highlight implications for treatment

Oct. 19, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Traditional methods of diagnosing certain pediatric brain cancers are flawed, a new study shows. As a result, some misdiagnosed patients have gotten the wrong treatments.

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Dr. Joachim Deeg named Miklos Kohary and Natalia Zimonyi Kohary Endowed Chair for Cancer Research

Endowment will support future research for myelodysplastic syndromes

Oct. 18, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Joachim Deeg, a clinical researcher at Fred Hutch who studies myelodysplastic syndromes, has been named the Miklos and Natalia Zimonyi Kohary Endowed Chair for Cancer Research.

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Standard myeloma treatment reveals itself as an immunotherapy

Mouse study shows how transplanting patients’ own healthy blood stem cells can curb cancer, opening door to better treatments

Oct. 9, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Despite conventional wisdom, a standard treatment for myeloma — autologous transplant — may be a type of immunotherapy, new research shows.

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Hyundai Hope on Wheels presents Fred Hutch scientist with grant for childhood leukemia research

$300K Scholar Hope Grant will support Dr. Roland Walter’s research on acute myeloid leukemia

Sept. 27, 2018 | By Jill Christensen / Fred Hutch News Service

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation has awarded Dr. Roland Walter, a clinical researcher at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, with a grant to support his pediatric leukemia research.

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Fred Hutch metastatic breast cancer researcher gets 3-year Komen grant

Dr. Kevin Cheung’s work focuses on shutting down tumor cell clusters which seed new metastases

Sept. 26, 2018 | by Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

With the award, Cheung will conduct a preclinical study designed to prevent metastasis by eradicating tumor cell clusters.

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Squelching ovarian cancer: the not-so-silent killer

The search continues for new biomarkers, better outcomes and, yes, cures for this deadly disease

Sept. 17, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, but Fred Hutch researchers are working year-round to find ways to detect the disease early and shut it down for good. Read on for a handful of ovarian cancer research highlights.

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