‘Incredibly big change’ in treatment of deadly skin cancer, new data show
June 4, 2018
| by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service
Immunotherapy drugs have transformed the treatment of a deadly skin cancer, Merkel cell carcinoma. New trial results show these drugs help many patients survive much longer than would otherwise be possible.
Seattle native works to support lifesaving research — like the immunotherapy that put his cancer in remission
May 3, 2018
| By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service
Throughout the 2018 Major League Baseball season, Fred Hutch and the Seattle Mariners are recognizing “Hutch Heroes,” including lymphoma survivor Colin Craig, who works to support our lifesaving research.
Computer-generated algorithms could guide prevention, treatment of transplant complication, researchers showed
April 17, 2018
| By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service
In its April issue, the American Journal of Epidemiology recognized a paper by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center faculty member Dr. Elizabeth Krakow as one of its 10 best articles published in 2017.
T cells bearing a new engineered protein boost immunotherapy’s effectiveness in laboratory models of AML, ovarian, pancreatic cancers
April 16, 2018
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
In an effort to improve the efficacy of immunotherapy for solid tumors, Fred Hutch researchers have engineered a new type of protein that can rewire a 'kill switch' to stimulate T cells' activity instead.
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