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An opening night for heroes

Cancer survivor Rose Ibarra to be honored by Fred Hutch and Mariners at Safeco Field

March 29, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

A two-time survivor of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Rose Ibarra of West Seattle is the first of nine “Hutch Heroes” to be honored by the Mariners and Fred Hutch during Thursday home games this season.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Sept. 14, 2017

An immunotherapy technology developed by Dr. Brian Till with Dr. Oliver Press at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has been licensed by Mustang Bio Inc., a subsidiary of the biopharmaceutical company Fortress Biotech Inc. The exclusive, worldwide license, announced Sept. 14 by Mustang Bio, will allow a new type of CAR (chimeric antigen receptor) T-cell therapy to be tested in a clinical trial as a treatment for B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas. The novel immunotherapy targets CD20, a protein marker on cancer cells in lymphoma.

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93 percent of advanced leukemia patients in remission after immunotherapy

‘Exciting’ but early results from trial of engineered immune cells

April 25, 2016 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

After her immune cells were genetically engineered to target her cancer, Kristin Kleinhofer's leukemia disappeared. The trial was her and her family's 'last hope'.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Dr. Roland Walter receives two grant awards for acute leukemia research; Dr. Jonathan Bricker to keynote behavioral therapy conference; Dr. Benjamin Anderson chairs NCCN committee that publishes clinical-practice guidelines for cervical cancer

Aug. 27, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Dr. Roland Walter receives two grant awards for acute leukemia research; Dr. Jonathan Bricker to keynote behavioral therapy conference; Dr. Benjamin Anderson chairs NCCN committee that publishes clinical-practice guidelines for cervical cancer

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A lifetime later, a bone marrow donor and recipient return to Fred Hutch

25 years ago, Jennifer Monteleone donated her marrow to her 6-year-old brother, Michael

July 16, 2015 | By Megan Herndon / Fred Hutch News Service

When Jennifer Monteleone was only a year old and Michael was 6, her bone marrow was used in a transplant to eradicate his leukemia. Twenty-five years later, the siblings recently visited Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Pediatric transplant symposium June 29

Register for symposium and retirement reception celebrating Dr. Jean Sanders' four-decade career

June 18, 2012

Dr. Jean Sanders' profound impact on the science of pediatric transplantation will be celebrated June 29 at a Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center symposium and retirement reception: "Advances in Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy: The Influence of a Career."

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