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ASCO endorses integrative oncology guidelines for breast cancer patients

Yoga, meditation, acupuncture and more can be safely used to relieve side effects of standard treatment

June 11, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Breast cancer patients looking to relieve the side effects of conventional treatment may be happy to learn that the world's leading professional organization of cancer doctors, ASCO, has just endorsed a handful of integrative therapies as evidenced-based ways to manage treatment-related fatigue, pain, nausea, anxiety and more.

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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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Top cancer groups team up to take on health disparities

Four national organizations push for richer data, more inclusive research to better serve the underserved

July 24, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Four leading cancer organizations joined forces to decry the country's longstanding health disparities and offer recommendations to ensure our most vulnerable populations also benefit from cancer research. Fred Hutch's Dr. Christopher Li, a co-author, talks about the importance of this effort.

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Finding their calling: Why cancer caregivers join cause

Some family caregivers devote their lives to that larger work, shifting the health care landscape

Sept. 13, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Inspired by months or years spent helping loved ones during cancer, many former family caregivers are devoting their lives to the larger caregiving mission.

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Big takeaways from ASCO

Immunotherapy, precision medicine and patient-powered research among the highlights of the world’s largest cancer conference

June 9, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

The world's largest cancer conference just ended. Fred Hutch experts and others weigh in on some of the big takeaways.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Dr. Amanda Paulovich wins proteomic sciences award; Dr. David Coffey receives ASH research training award; endowed chair named in honor of the late Dr. Stephen Petersdorf

Aug. 13, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Dr. Amanda Paulovich wins proteomic sciences award; Dr. David Coffey receives ASH research training award; endowed chair named in honor of the late Dr. Stephen Petersdorf

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