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‘A crack in the door’: Glimpses of hope for the future of brain cancer care

Fred Hutch researchers discuss brain tumor treatments in the works — and what’s coming next

March 24, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

From precision medicine to lighting up tumors to gene therapy to the promise of immunotherapy, Fred Hutch researchers discuss the future of brain cancer care and treatment.

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Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem

'He really wanted to fight this cancer': A stem cell researcher remembers his first patient in a gene therapy clinical trial

Feb. 24, 2016 | By Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem, as told to Mary Engel

"He really wanted to fight this cancer": A stem cell researcher remembers his first patient in a gene therapy clinical trial for a deadly brain cancer and reflects on his own journey toward translating science into medical treatments.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Dec. 4, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Dr. Patrick Paddison and colleagues identify a potential Achilles' heel in brain tumor cells via genome editing.

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Beau Biden's death highlights difficulty of treating brain cancers

Nearly 14,000 die each year of brain cancer, but researchers are aiming to change that

June 2, 2015 | By Bill Briggs and Dr. Sabrina Richards

The family of Joseph “Beau” Biden III, son of Vice President Joe Biden, has not yet revealed the specific type of brain cancer that killed the 46-year-old father and Iraq veteran on Saturday. Nearly 14,000 people die annually from brain cancer, but researchers at Fred Hutch are trying to change that.

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Challenging the notion of personalized medicine

Study suggests effective brain cancer therapies should focus on early similarities between tumors rather than differences

Aug. 11, 2014 | By Dr. Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

New brain cancer findings by scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center fly in the face of personalized medicine, which tailors treatment to a tumor’s unique genetic or molecular profile. Instead, the study suggests that effective brain cancer therapies should target the similarities between tumors rather than their differences.

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‘Breakthrough’ treatment boosts survival in battle with deadly brain tumor

Fred Hutch scientists report early success with novel gene therapy to attack cancer while protecting healthy cells

Aug. 8, 2014 | By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch scientists report early success with novel gene therapy to attack cancer while protecting healthy cells.

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