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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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Fred Hutch/SCCA transplant patient survival above the expected rate in U.S.

For 5th year in a row, bone marrow transplant program receives top recognition

Dec. 22, 2017 | By Molly McElroy

For the fifth year in a row, the Fred Hutch Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance has been recognized by the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research as exceeding expectations for one-year survival rates. These survival rates specifically pertain to patients who have received transplants of blood-forming stem cells from healthy donors, a procedure pioneered at Fred Hutch.

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'Back to normal life'

Sorting stem cells before transplant helps lower the risk of graft-vs.-host disease, researcher reports

Dec. 5, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Patients in a clinical trial, including Dr. Curtis Mack, had lower rates of graft-vs.-host disease when researchers filtered stem cells before transplant, scientists reported Monday.

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Where are they now?

Updates on five memorable people we profiled in 2015

Dec. 31, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Countless people generously shared their stories with us and the world this year. Today, we'll update you on some of the most memorable people we wrote about during 2015.

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Kids like Rita: A doctor’s drive to save children from deadly blood cancers

Pediatric transplant pioneer Dr. Jean Sanders reflects on a lifetime of dedicated focus, all for ‘her kids’

Dec. 23, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Jean Sanders helped pioneer bone marrow transplants for children with blood cancers -- and worked to ensure that they lived their healthiest lives afterward too.

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From building toys to developing cures

At 80, transplant scientist Dr. Rainer Storb can't stop tinkering with — and solving — medical puzzles

Dec. 21, 2015 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Rainer Storb loves seeing and catching up with his former patients - men and women saved by his own research. He's 80 with big research goals still ahead.

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