Hutch Magazine - Summer 2015

Hutch Magazine

A world of possibilities

Each life saved since Dr. Thomas' pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation decades ago offers untold promise. Meet Savanna Acosta, a toddler who now has a full life ahead of her thanks to a transplant.

Celebrating our legacy

Fred Hutch is the place where blood stem cell transplantation was pioneered, giving researchers the first clear insights into the potential of the immune system to cure cancer.

Ripple effect

Developed to cure leukemia, blood stem cell transplants gave rise to new treatments, including cord blood- and immune-based therapies, for an ever-growing number of patients and conditions.

Decades of change

Deputy Director and Executive Vice President Dr. Fred Appelbaum recounts 40 years of difficult and exhilarating advances in bone marrow transplantation.

Survivors reunite

Transplant recipients and their donors, families and caregivers gathtered at Fred Hutch to attend the seventh Bone Marrow Transplant Survivor Reunion.

Second chance

Jenna Gibson was diagnosed with leukemia when she was 9, and she received a cord blood transplant. Jenna and her mom, Julie, share their story.

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