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Common genetic disorder linked to increased death rate from cancer drug

Researchers recommend ‘caution’ when using the chemotherapy busulfan in patients with Gilbert’s syndrome

Oct. 27, 2016 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

As many as one of every 10 people has Gilbert's syndrome, which is typically benign and has even been linked to long life. But new research suggests that busulfan, a bone marrow transplant drug, is extra risky in people with the condition.

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Sixth-grade scientists partner with Center researchers to tackle cancer

Aided by six Hutchinson Center 'doctor partners,' local grade schoolers explore possible cancer cures, visit campus

May 29, 2012 | By Colleen Steelquist

Budding sixth-grade scientists from Snohomish's Dutch Hill Elementary School recently spent the day on the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center campus, the culmination of a yearlong exploratory partnership with Center researchers.

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