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The Health 202: cancer patients have steep expenses beyond treatment. This rock band is trying to help.

Washington Post Dr. Anne McTiernan provides expert commentary on cancer risk factors. 

Washington Post
October 18, 2019

Vaginal fluid transplants hold promise but raise safety concerns

Dr. David Fredricks, a microbiome researcher, provides expert commentary on vaginal microbiota transplantation.

Scientific American
October 16, 2019

Fred Hutch scientists on how gold nanoparticles could bring CRISPR to the developing world

GeekWire features Dr. Jennifer Adair’s research on CRISPR and gold nanoparticles.

GeekWire
October 10, 2019

Why the women most likely to die of breast cancer have gotten the least attention

Time includes expert commentary from Dr. Cyrus Ghajar on metastatic breast cancer.

Time
October 01, 2019

Seattle researchers seeking volunteers for breast cancer study

KING 5 highlights a current study led by Dr. Anne McTiernan looking at the effects of exercise on breast cancer.

KING 5
October 01, 2019

ElevateBio founds HighPassBio to develop Fred Hutch cell therapy

FierceBiotech highlights new spinout HighPassBio, founded by Hutch researcher Marie Bleakley.

FierceBiotech
October 01, 2019

GeekWire Summit: Health tech innovators to discuss gene editing; AI; telemedicine; and more

GeekWire highlights Dr. Jennifer Adair’s talk on gene editing at the GeekWire Summit.

GeekWire
September 25, 2019

Gift to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center fueling push to cure pediatric cancer

KIRO 7 features Fred Hutch’s efforts in pediatric cancer research.

KIRO 7
September 25, 2019

Milestones in Medicine: How Immunotherapy Began in Cancer Care

Cure features Dr. Phil Greenberg’s research on T-cell receptor therapies. 

Cure
September 25, 2019

Dr. Lyman on challenges with biosimilar policies

 Dr. Gary Lyman, senior lead of health care quality and policy at Fred Hutch, provides expert commentary on biosimilar policies.

OncLive
September 24, 2019

HIV vaccine shows signs of cross-subtype protection

FierceBiotech features a Fred Hutch study suggesting cross-subtype immune response against HIV in South Africa.

FierceBiotech
September 20, 2019

Life after surviving cancer: the relief, challenges, and new fears

KUOW hosts Laura Landro, WSJ contributor, who discusses her treatment at Fred Hutch.  

KUOW
September 19, 2019

Dr. Grivas on biomarker for Pembrolizumab response in urothelial cancer

OncLive highlights Dr. Petros Grivas and his work on urothelial cancer. 

OncLive
September 17, 2019

Fred Hutch President Gary Gilliland to step down as leader of cancer research powerhouse

GeekWire features President Gary Gilliland’s statement on stepping down from his role at Fred Hutch.  

GeekWire
September 17, 2019

A Patient’s Guide to Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Dr. Ryan Cassaday shared his expertise on Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

U.S. News & World Report
September 09, 2019

Reducing the risk of blood clots in patients with Multiple Myeloma

Cure Today featured Dr. Ang Li’s paper on risk factors for patients with Multiple Myeloma.

Cure Today
September 09, 2019

Weight loss possible with psychiatric drugs

Anne McTiernan provided expert commentary on a weight loss and psychiatric drug interaction study. 

Reuters
September 05, 2019

Highlights from ASCO’s quality care symposium: A clinical trial may offer the best survival odds for people battling Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer, but not enough patients enroll in them

Everyday Health highlights Dr. Cristina Merkhofer’s research on how clinical trial participation increases non-small-cell lung cancer survival times.

Everyday Health
September 04, 2019

Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Offers Long-Term Health Benefits

HealthDay features Dr. Ross Prentice and the Women’s Health Initiative research on the benefits of long-term benefits of low-fat diets for 

HealthDay
September 04, 2019

Paperwork, high costs could mean worse survival for lung cancer patients

HealthDay highlights Dr. Bernardo Goulart’s work on the impact of high out-pocket costs on the survival of lung cancer patients with certain mutations.  

HealthDay
September 03, 2019

Seeking Immunity: Exploring Kaposi’s Sarcoma

Dr. Thomas Uldrick provides expert commentary on Kaposi’s sarcoma- associated herpesvirus.

Cure Today
August 30, 2019

CRISPR slows the growth of triple-negative breast cancer in mice

FierceBiotech references Fred Hutch research on the use of gold nanoparticles to deliver CRISPR edited cells to targeted areas.

FierceBiotech
August 26, 2019

Fred Hutch program inspires teens interested in science

KING 5 News profiled Fred Hutch’s Jeanne Ting Chowning and her work with the Pathway Explorers Program to educate and train the next-generation of scientists.

KING 5
August 21, 2019

What does your waist say about your health? According to a new study, a lot more than you’d think.

The Seattle Times features Dr. Marian Neuhouser’s research on body mass index, waist size and health correlates. 

The Seattle Times
August 21, 2019

NMSU and University of Washington students learn community health first-hand in rural NM

This article highlights the Health Disparities Field Experience, a 2-week immersive experience for University of Washington graduate students to travel to New Mexico and learn about health disparities in communities in the U.S Southwest. This was the first annual Health Disparities Field Experience sponsored by the Partnership for the Advancement of Cancer Research, a federally funded partnership between NMSU and Fred Hutch. .

New Mexico State News Center
August 16, 2019

Dr. John Hansen, who made marrow transplants safer, dies at 76

The New York Times highlights honored the late-Dr. John Hansen and his contributions to bone marrow transplant research. Note: Subscription required. 

The New York Times
August 13, 2019

Dense breast notification laws not leading to more screening ultrasounds

Reuters highlighted Dr. Christoph Lee’s study, which showed that despite state laws requiring women be notified of dense breast tissue, indicating higher cancer risk, this does not lead to increased screening ultrasound rates. 

Reuters
August 08, 2019

Fred Hutch program inspires teens interested in science

KING 5 News profiled Fred Hutch’s Jeanne Ting Chowning and her work with the Pathway Explorers Program to educate and train the next-generation of scientists.

KING 5
August 21, 2019

What does your waist say about your health? According to a new study, a lot more than you’d think.

The Seattle Times features Dr. Marian Neuhouser’s research on body mass index, waist size and health correlates. 

The Seattle Times
August 21, 2019

NMSU and University of Washington students learn community health first-hand in rural NM

This article highlights the Health Disparities Field Experience, a 2-week immersive experience for University of Washington graduate students to travel to New Mexico and learn about health disparities in communities in the U.S Southwest. This was the first annual Health Disparities Field Experience sponsored by the Partnership for the Advancement of Cancer Research, a federally funded partnership between NMSU and Fred Hutch. .

New Mexico State News Center
August 16, 2019

Dr. John Hansen, who made marrow transplants safer, dies at 76

The New York Times highlights honored the late-Dr. John Hansen and his contributions to bone marrow transplant research. Note: Subscription required. 

The New York Times
August 13, 2019

Dense breast notification laws not leading to more screening ultrasounds

Reuters highlighted Dr. Christoph Lee’s study, which showed that despite state laws requiring women be notified of dense breast tissue, indicating higher cancer risk, this does not lead to increased screening ultrasound rates. 

Reuters
August 08, 2019

Can an immune strategy used to treat cancer also wipe out HIV infections?

Hans-Peter Kiem provides expert commentary on the application of CART cell immunotherapy for HIV.

Science
August 07, 2019

Meet the 30 young leaders who are transforming the future of healthcare and disrupting a $3.5 trillion industry

Emily Silgard was chosen as one of Business Insider’s 30 under 40 awardees. This article highlights her efforts in leading a data science team at Fred Hutch. Note: Subscription required.

Business Insider
August 05, 2019

What we need to do to get more people with cancer into clinical trials

Dr. Joseph Unger provided expert commentary focused on clinical trial participation barriers.

Healthline
August 05, 2019

Reversing sickle cell disease with CRISPR-edited stem cells

FierceBiotech highlights Hans-Peter Kiem’s research on the use of CRISPR to alter genes related to fetal hemoglobin production. 

FierceBiotech
July 31, 2019

Seattle mom turns the flight of her life into funds for cancer research

KING 5 News profiled Dr. Damian Green’s work on multiple myeloma with patient and fundraising advocate Sarah Kaufmann- Fink.  

KING 5
July 24, 2019

Ongoing study will examine cardiac toxicity of breast cancer treatment

Cure Today featured Kerryn Reding, a member of the UPBEAT study team, and their research on the cardiovascular effects of breast cancer.  

Cure Today
July 22, 2019

Gene found in embryos can cloak cancer from common immunotherapy methods, researchers find

GeekWire highlighted research led by Drs. Robert Bradley and Stephen Tapscott on how a gene normally found in early development, helps cancer cells avoid detection from the immune system. 

GeekWire
July 18, 2019

A’s Stephen Piscotty, the 2019 Hutch Award winner, on a mission to find cure for ALS after losing mother

The Seattle Times ran a feature on 2019 Hutch Award winner Stephen Piscotty.

The Seattle Times
July 16, 2019

The Promise and price of cellular therapies

The July 22 issue of The New Yorker spotlights Fred Hutch’s pioneering research in bone marrow transplantation and how it led to cell therapies using a patient’s own cells. 

The New Yorker
July 15, 2019

Microsoft joins with Pacific NW medical research institutions on data discovery platform

GeekWire covered the Cascadia Data Discovery Initiative, a new collaboration between Fred Hutch and Microsoft to create a shared network of research data. 

GeekWire
July 12, 2019

Biopsies May Help Guide Treatment for Bladder Cancer

The Cancer Network analyzed Dr. Andrew Hsieh’s study on bladder cancer and rapid autopsies.

Cancer Network
July 10, 2019

Geeking out with a goal: Regina Wu brings Hutch research to classrooms

The Seattle Times profiled Regina Wu, a curriculum designer and educator at Fred Hutch, in its “Cool Jobs” feature.

The Seattle Times
July 10, 2019

Avoid these cancer-causing foods

Dr. Jeannette Schenk commented on what foods people should limit or avoid in order to reduce their cancer risk. 

U.S. News & World Report
July 10, 2019

Fred Hutch appoints execs from Amazon and Celgene to board

The Puget Sound Business Journal covered the recent additions to the Fred Hutch board of directors. Sean Boyle from Amazon Web Services, and Dr. Corsee Sanders from Celgene will be added to the board. 

The Puget Sound Buisness Journal
July 10, 2019

The Summer of Fred Hutch

Fred Hutch vice president Kelly O’Brien appeared on KING 5 News to discuss the community events Fred Hutch is organizing over the summer to fund cancer research.

KING 5
July 09, 2019

A new study links sugary drinks with disease. The reality is more complicated

The Seattle Times cited Dr. Mario Kratz about the health impact of sugary beverages.

The Seattle Times

Fred Hutch researchers map how bird flu jumps to humans

GeekWire covered Fred Hutch Dr. Jesse Bloom’s recent study looking at how the bird flu travels to humans. 

GeekWire

How you can climb the spire on top of the Space Needle

KING 5 aired a story on the Base 2 Space fundraising event that benefits Fred Hutch.

KING 5

Tech Moves: Madrona Venture Labs staffs up; Washington State Opportunity Scholarship executive director departs; and more

GeekWire highlighted Drs. Nancy Davidson and Denise Galloway recent induction into the Academy of Arts and Sciences, a scholarly society that began in 1780. 

GeekWire

High-deductible health policies linked to delayed diagnosis and treatment

Dr. Veena Shankaran, co-director of Fred Hutch’s health care and economics policy research group, the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, commented on the impact of high-deductible health plans on people with cancer. She said, “high-deductible plans are really the epitome of the access-to-care problem. People don't have the liquid cash to meet their deductible, so you see delays in care or even avoiding treatment altogether.”

NPR

The disturbing links between too much weight and several types of cancer

Fred Hutch Dr. Jonathan Wright provided expert commentary on the relationship between excess weight and cancer risk. Dr. Wright is currently conducting a trial on overweight patients with low-grade, slow growing prostate cancer to see if monitoring their glucose levels through a weight loss period will improve their cancer outcomes.

The Washington Post
April 14, 2019

5' UTR mutations in prostate cancer

Ecancer, April 15, 2019

At the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, Fred Hutch Dr. Yiting Lim explained the 5’ UTR mutations that are present among the DNA of prostate cancer patients.

ECancer
April 15, 2019

A's Stephen Piscotty, Giants' Buster Posey nominated for Hutch Award

NBC Sports Bay Area profiled the nominees for the 54th annual Hutch Awards and how the honor represents the legacy of Fred Hutchinson.

NBC Sports Bay Area
April 09, 2019

Q&A: Epigenetic therapies for breast cancer

In this Q&A, Dr. Nancy E. Davidson, director of Fred Hutch’s Clinical Research Division and executive director and president of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, discussed the latest breast cancer research and what has been learned so far in clinical trials for epigenetic therapies.

The Scientist
April 04, 2019

News of Note—I-O in ovarian cancer; a single target for pain, obesity and depression

FierceBiotech highlighted work conducted by Dr. Kristin Anderson in Dr. Phil Greenberg’s lab on immunotherapy in ovarian cancer. The results, which were presented at the 2019 American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting showed that when combining engineered T cells with two other immune boosting treatments, the growth of ovarian tumors in mice was decreased.

FierceBiotech
April 01, 2018

Dr. Gary Lyman sees knowledge of biosimilars in cancer has improved

Fred Hutch Dr. Gary Lyman discussed the role of biosimilars and their growing use in cancer treatment.

American Journal of Managed Care
March 24, 2018

Working Geek: Fred Hutch CIO Kathy Alexion shifts from ‘corporate soldier’ to mission driven

Fred Hutch CIO Kathy Alexion is profiled in this feature piece as GeekWire’s ‘Working Geek’.

GeekWire
March 15, 2019

Seattle’s only community lab puts a DIY spin on biotech

Regina Wu, who works in Fred Hutch’s Science Education Partnership program, is featured for her efforts in co-founding Seattle’s only community science lab.

Crosscut
March 13, 2019

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan promotes cancer research amid personal battle

KING 5 documented Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s visit to Fred Hutch to discuss the future of cancer research in Seattle. 

King 5
March 13, 2019

Oral blood thinner may reduce blood clots in high-risk patients with cancer

CURE profiled Dr. Gary Lyman and a New England Journal of Medicine study he co-authored that evaluated a drug’s safety and efficacy in preventing blood clots in cancer patients. The results from this study, known as the CASSINI trial, showed that the drug may reduce the risk of blood clots in cancer patients.

Cure
March 08, 2019

An antibody-inspired small molecule could make for a better flu treatment

Fred Hutch’s Dr. Jesse Bloom commented on a study evaluating the early development of a new antiviral drug for influenza. He said, “We need more drugs in the fight against flu, and this approach could provide them."

NPR
March 07, 2019

Second HIV patient may be cured after treatment

Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem, co-director of Fred Hutch’s HIV cure research program, provided insight around the second person who reportedly has been cured of HIV. 

HealthDay
March 05, 2019

Diversity in Science

Vishavjit Singh, a political cartoonist, performance artist and activist visited Fred Hutch to discuss how to confront biases and celebrate diversity and inclusion. This piece highlights his visit and the efforts at Fred Hutch to foster a supportive and inclusive scientific community. 

King 5
March 05, 2019

London man seems to be free of HIV in second such case

Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Keith Jerome provided expert commentary about the second person who reportedly has been cured of HIV.

Associated Press
March 05, 2019

Ten years after the ‘Berlin patient,’ doctors announce a second person has been effectively ‘cured’ of HIV

Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Keith Jerome provided context around news of the second person who reportedly has been cured of HIV. He commented, “Now there’s not one, but two people that others living with HIV can look toward for encouragement.”

STAT
March 04, 2019

Tobacco 21 and cancer consequences

KING 5 aired multiple stories on Dr. Jonathan Bricker’s efforts to help cancer patients quit smoking and to support the Washington state tobacco 21 bill which will raise the age of smoking from 18 to 21. The bill was signed into law at Fred Hutch on April 5th.

King 5
March 04, 2019

Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research names co-director

Dr. Veena Shankaran is profiled about her new role as the co-director of Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research. 

HemOnc Today
February 26, 2019

From LA's 'Jungle' to the forefront of cancer research in Seattle

In this profile piece, Eric Nealy, a graduate research assistant in Dr. Jim Olson’s lab, discusses how with the help of his mom, his high school biology teacher, and the only African American science professor he could find at college helped him pursue a career in cancer research.

Crosscut
February 26, 2019

Many newly diagnosed Patients with Cancer Are Unaware of Hepatitis Infection

This article features a recent study by Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Scott Ramsey published in JAMA Oncology which found that many cancer patients were had undiagnosed Hepatitis B and C and HIV infection.

CURE
February 25, 2019

Adding ibrutinib to CAR T-Cell therapy increases response rates in CLL

Dr. Jordan Gauthier explains his findings on a combination immunotherapy treatment. Gauthier and his team found that adding the targeted therapy drug ibrutinib to CAR T-cell therapy led to improved responses in patients with relapsed/refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Targeted Oncology,
February 22, 2019

Rivaroxaban decreases VTE incidence during intervention period among patients with cancer

This article features Dr. Gary Lyman’s recent research published in the New England Journal of Medicine. This was the first clinical study investigating the use of the direct oral anticoagulant, rivaroxaban, to prevent blood clots in patients with cancer at high-risk.

Healio
February 21, 2019

Dormant tumor cells can be sensitized to chemotherapy

This blog post features Dr. Cyrus Ghajar’s latest work on metastatic breast cancer showing that dormant tumor cells can be sensitized to chemotherapy. 

National Cancer Institute
February 20, 2019

Next steps for CAR T cells in B-cell lymphomas

Dr. Victor Chow explains different treatment settings that CAR T-cell therapy is used in patients with B-cell lymphomas. He states that, “While CAR T cells have been approved for treatment of individuals after two or more lines of therapy, studies are now looking at moving this to the upfront setting.”

Targeted Oncology
February 19, 2019

Vaccines don’t work against some viruses. CRISPR might one day fix that

This article notes research led by Dr. Justin Taylor using CRISPR, a gene-editing tool, to fight viruses when vaccines can’t. Taylor explained how his team has been investigating CRISPR as a tool to edit B cells in mice that could synthesize antibodies against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). 

STAT
February 19, 2019

Why do only eight percent of cancer patients in the U.S. participate in clinical trials?

This article features Dr. Joe Unger’s recent study on barriers to clinical trials. Unger’s study showed that structural and clinical barriers prevent more than 3 out of 4 cancer patients from participating in clinical trials.

Forbes
February 19, 2019

Uncovering the enemy within

This article on new techniques to detect minimal residual disease includes expert commentary by Dr. Mary-Percival and highlights trials that are going on at Fred Hutch to examine personalized cell therapies for treating MRD in different blood cancers. 

CURE
February 13, 2019

Why gene editing may hold the promise of a herpes cure

Dr. Keith Jerome is featured in a story of research progress in treating herpes. He explains how his work with the gene editing tool – a class of enzymes called meganucleases – is showing more success in getting rid of the virus. 

Men’s Health
February 12, 2019

Expert shares treatment options for localized muscle-invasive bladder cancer

Dr. Jonathan Wright discusses the available therapies for patients with localized muscle-invasive bladder cancer which include neoadjuvant chemotherapy, upfront cystectomy and immunotherapy. 

Targeted Oncology
February 11, 2019

Microsoft Healthcare reveals more of its strategy with new cloud and AI products for hospitals

GeekWire mentioned Fred Hutch’s work with Microsoft on helping cancer patients better track their treatment side effects.

GeekWire
February 07, 2019

Tech moves: Dave Parker leaves Seven Peaks Ventures; Fred Hutch names a new CIO; and more

Kathy Alexion’s new role as Fred Hutch’s CIO was announced in GeekWire’s weekly tech moves column. Alexion previously supported former CIO Matthew Trunnell since 2016. 

GeekWire
February 04, 2019

An atlas of HIV’s ‘escape routes’ could improve vaccine design

This article features recent HIV research from Fred Hutch Drs. Jesse Bloom and Julie Overbaugh. Researchers have created an atlas of immune-evading mutations HIV mutations, providing insight on the functional interactions between antibodies and HIV. 

FierceBiotech
February 04, 2019

Obesity triggering rising cancer rates in millennials

Fred Hutch researcher Stephen Schwartz provides expert commentary on a study published in The Lancet Public Health on obesity and cancer. 

Everyday Health
February 04, 2019

Five benefits of being an early riser

This article features research led by Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Anne McTiernan showing that women who exercised for 45 minutes in the morning 5 days a week reported 70 percent better sleep than before the study. 

The Guardian
February 03, 2019

1st of its kind Seattle flu study aims to stop flu before it becomes pandemic

Fred Hutch Dr. Trevor Bedford comments on the value of the Seattle Flu Study.

KIRO
January 31, 2019

Tech moves: Rhapsody adds CCO as ‘Powered by Napster’ formally launches; DreamBox hires CFO following cash infusion; and more

Dr. Veena Shankaran’s new role as the co-director of Fred Hutch’s healthcare economics and policy group was announced in GeekWire’s weekly tech moves column. 

GeekWire
January 31, 2019

Seattle’s HIV Hope

Fred Hutch researcher Drs. Keith Jerome, Hans-Peter Kiem and Michael Louella, who coordinates the research group’s Community Advisory Board, provide expert comments on the importance of community engagement in HIV research. 

Cascadia Magazine
January 30, 2019

Healthy Living: Daily dose of exercise key woman living with stage 4 cancer

Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Anne McTiernan provided expert commentary on the value of exercise for those who have breast cancer. 

Q13 Fox
January 29, 2019

Healthy Living: Moderate exercise can reduce breast cancer risk 20%, research finds

Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Anne McTiernan is featured in this segment for her research on exercise in relation to breast cancer prevention. Dr. McTiernan found that moderate exercise, 45 minutes a day, 5 days a week, can reduce breast cancer risk by as much as 20%. 

Q13 Fox
January 29, 2019

Information, not urgency, boosts parents’ confidence in HPV vaccine

This article features Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Parth Shah’s latest research on HPV vaccination. Dr. Shah found that parents were more confident in HPV vaccination and more motivated to have their child vaccinated by being exposed to physician messages that provided information rather than a sense of urgency. 

Reuters Health – MD Linx
January 28, 2019

Undiagnosed hepatitis common among people with cancer

This article highlights a recent study which found a high rate of undiagnosed acute and chronic hepatitis among cancer patients. Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Scott Ramsey provides expert commentary on the implications the study has in terms of screening. U.S. News & World Report also covered this study. 

POZ
January 25, 2019

A Conversation with Gary Lyman, MD: Biosimilars and the Search for the Cure To Cancer Treatment’s Financial Toxicity

Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Gary Lyman is featured in this Q&A piece on biosimilars. Dr. Lyman provides comments about how the high prices of cancer treatment contribute to financial toxicity

Managed Care Online
January 25, 2019

Got the flu? Seattle wants to swab your nose for a massive health data project

This story features the Seattle Flu Study, a new project from the Brotman Baty Institute which was co-founded by Seattle Children’s, UW Med and Fred Hutch. The study will look at 10,000 swabs to better understand how the flu spreads and how to prevent it. Fred Hutch’s Dr. Trevor Bedford is the lead data scientist for the study. 

GeekWire
January 23, 2019

What to eat – and how to feel better – during menopause

This article includes a mention of a Fred Hutch study led by Dr. Marian Neuhouser which found that women diagnosed with breast cancer who ate a low-fat diet were more likely to survive. 

The Seattle Times
January 23, 2019

Scientists discover new potential way to stop breast cancer from spreading

Dr. Cyrus Ghajar’s latest research on metastatic breast cancer is the focus of this piece. Dr. Ghajar’s work details how to kill dormant breast cancer cells in their sleep. Several other outlets including GeekWire, KOMO-TV and FireceBiotech also covered this news.

Forbes
January 21, 2019

Medical ‘breakthrough’ may spell end of potentially toxic drugs in transplant recipients ABC News (Australia), Jan. 17, 2019

Dr. Geoffrey Hill and collaborators in Australia discovered how a common virus called cytomegalovirus reactivates in transplantation patients. In a study published in Science, the researchers found that strain-specific antibodies made from B cells are responsible for keeping CMV suppressed in mice, without the need for any other immune cells. 

ABC News
January 17, 2019

Comorbidities associated with lower clinical trial participation

This article features Dr. Joseph Unger’s recent study in JAMA Oncology on clinical trial participation. Dr. Unger shows that patients with comorbidities are less likely to participate in clinical trials.

CURE Today
January 16, 2019

5 ways to protect your prostate

This piece highlights a study published in JNCI by Fred Hutch Dr. Joseph Unger, which shows that men who’ve taken 5-alpha reductase inhibitors had a 21 percent reduced risk of PCa 16 years later. 

Men’s Health
January 14, 2019

Cancer comorbidities reduce clinical trial enrollment, study finds

This piece features Fred Hutch Dr. Joseph Unger’s latest research showing that expanding clinical trial eligibility criteria to allow patients with comorbidities would give opportunities for up to 6,317 cancer patients to be allowed to join a trial every year. 

Becker’s Hospital Review
January 11, 2019

Geek of the Week: Fred Hutch’s Steve Pergam caught a ’bug’ for infectious diseases and research

Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Steve Pergam is featured as GeekWire’s ‘Geek of the Week’. Dr. Pergam is an associate member of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division at Fred Hutch. 
 

GeekWire
January 11, 2019

Cancer comorbidities reduce clinical trial participation, new SWOG study shows

Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Joseph Unger’s latest research on clinical trial participation is featured in this piece. Dr. Unger and his team showed that cancer patients with other illnesses or conditions, are less likely to be offered to join a clinical trial, and therefore less likely to enroll. This research was published in several other outlets including Healio, Medical Health News and MedPage Today. 

ecancer
January 11, 2019

Cord blood transplantation provides ‘donor for every patient’

Fred Hutch Dr. Filippo Milano in featured in this Q&A piece about how cord blood is used for transplants. 

CURE Today
January 05, 2019

Fred Hutchinson bone barrow transplant program receives national recognition

Fred Hutch’s bone marrow transplant program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the Hutch’s clinical care partner, received national recognition for its survival rates by the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research’s annual report.

Healio
December 29, 2018

Knowledge of benefits, harms of medical marijuana for cancer ‘far from complete’

Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Steve Pergam comments on cannabis use among cancer patients.

Healio
December 25, 2018

6 vitamin myths you have to stop believing – and 2 vitamins you actually do need

Fred Hutch Dr. Marian Neuhouser provides expert comments on the benefits of multivitamins.

MSN
December 22, 2018

Lung transplant patients face elevated lung cancer risk

Fred Hutch Dr. Matthew Triplette’s recent research on lung cancer is featured in this piece. Dr. Triplette and his team showed that lung cancer risk was increased after lung transplantation, especially in the non-transplanted lung of single lung transplant recipients.

Ecancer
January 19, 2019

The Allen Institute for Immunology

Dr. Gary Gilliland, Fred Hutch president and director, comments on the newly-announced Allen Institute for Immunology, which includes a research collaboration with Fred Hutch.

KING 5
December 13, 2018

Biotech journalist Luke Timmerman sets his sights on Mount Kilimanjaro and $1M for cancer research

This article features Luke Timmerman, a local biotech journalist who is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in July as a part of the Climb to Fight Cancer to raise money for Fred Hutch. After climbing Mount Everest in 2018, Timmerman raised $340,000 for cancer research. Timmerman now hopes to raise $850,00 with this climb.

GeekWire
December 12, 2018

Excess body weight responsible for 4% of cancers worldwide, study says

Fred Hutch Dr. Anne McTiernan provides expert commentary on a new study that found that excess body weight is responsible for 4% of cancer globally.

CNN
December 12, 2018

Robust future ahead for stem cell transplants

Fred Hutch’s Dr. Geoffrey Hill provides expert commentary on stem cell transplantation in relation to CAR Ts.

OncLive
December 06, 2018

Seattle-area health care chiefs debate cancer treatment costs and innovations

Fred Hutch Dr. Jim Olson provides expert commentary on the field of cancer care and research as a Seattle-area health care leader at a PSBJ health care event held earlier this month. Olson’s “tumor paint” technology is highlighted as a leading technology in the field of cancer care.

Puget Sound Business Journal
December 05, 2018

Amazon push into health data analytics inspires awe – and skepticism

This article highlights Fred Hutch’s work with Amazon on AWS’ Comprehend Medical Service. Matthew Trunnell provides expert commentary on the benefits of the service.

Politico
December 05, 2018

CAR-T Cell Therapy combination shows promise in relapsed/refractor leukemia

This article features Fred Hutch Dr. Jordan Gauthier’s study findings presented at the 2018 ASH conference. His study shows that using chimeric antigen receptor (CAR)-T cell therapy plus Imbruvica, a targeted treatment, could improve outcomes in patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Gauthier participated in an ASH press briefing and his work was covered by numerous other outlets including OncLive, Medpage Today, HemOnc Today, Targeted Oncology, and the Video Journal of Hematological Oncology.

CURE
December 04, 2018

Study identifies 40 new genetic variants associated with colorectal cancer risk

This article features the most comprehensive genome-wide association study of colorectal cancer risk to date, led by Dr. Ulrike “Riki” Peters. Peters and her team have discovered 40 new genetic variants associated with colorectal cancer risk.

Everyday Health
December 03, 2018

Fred Hutch gala raises $10.4 million for cancer research, including $4 million from Microsoft

Fred Hutch’s 2018 annual holiday gala is featured for raising $10.4 million for cancer research.

Puget Sound Business Journal
December 03, 2018

Why should you care about Amazon’s new medical language processing service

Fred Hutch CIO Matthew Trunnell is quoted about how Fred Hutch is using Amazon’s new Comprehend Medical service.

Forbes
November 30, 2018

World AIDS Day

This segment, which aired on the eve of World AIDS Day, covers local and global HIV vaccine trials led by Fred Hutch. It includes interviews with Drs. Janine Maenza, Larry Corey and an HIV study vaccine participant.

KING 5
November 30, 2018

Amazon launches patient data-mining service to assist docs

This story details how Fred Hutch plans to utilize Amazon Comprehend Medical’s natural language processing capabilities and the benefits of doing so.

Computerworld
November 30, 2018

Amazon unveils new service to mine and decode media records using artificial intelligence

Fred Hutch CIO Matthew Trunnell is quoted about how Fred Hutch is using Amazon’s new Comprehend Medical service.

GeekWire
November 27, 2018

Big tech expands footprint in health

This article mentions Fred Hutch's collaboration with Amazon Web Services on the new Comprehend Medical natural language processing service. Subscription required

The Wall Street Journal
November 27, 2018

Coping with head and neck cancer

Salene Jones, an assistant member in the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutch, provides comments on depression screening for cancer patients in relation to a recent study that adds new information about suicide risk in head and neck cancer patients and survivors.

Cancer Today
November 21, 2018

Majority of HIV persistence during ART due to infected cell proliferation

This article features a recent study by Fred Hutch Drs. Dan Reeves and Josh Schiffer that shows that a majority of the HIV-infected cells that persist in HIV-infected individuals even during suppressive antiretroviral therapy (ART) originate from cellular proliferation, not viral replication.

Drug Target Review
November 20, 2018

Solving lymphoma’s stem-cell problem

Drs. Mary Flowers and Stephanie Lee provide expert comments on GvHD.

Nature
November 14, 2018

Forbes 30 under 30: Healthcare

Alex Salter, a graduate student working in Stan Riddell's lab, made the Forbes 30 under 30 healthcare list for his work in immunotherapy.

Forbes
November 13, 2018

It’s too early to take baby aspirin to cut ovarian cancer risk, but not too early to improve your diet

This article features research and comments by Dr. Marian Neuhouser on diet in relation to cancer prevention.

The Washington Post
November 12, 2018

How tech is unlocking a new way of thinking about health

Fred Hutch Dr. Elizabeth Krakow is featured in a recap of the personalized medicine panel at GeekWire's recent 2018 summit.

GeekWire
November 02, 2018

Pricey precision medicine often financially toxic for cancer patients

Dr. Scott Ramsey and Dr. Gary Lyman provide expert comments on the cost of precision medicine and the impact it has on patients.

Kaiser Health News
November 01, 2018

Research finds 71 percent of tumors misidentified in children with rare cancer

This story summarizes a recent study by Dr. Jim Olson that shows 71 percent of tumors are misidentified in children with rare brain cancer due to limits in standard diagnostic methods.

KNKX-FM
October 25, 2018

Women Who Lead: Kelly O'Brien, mountaineer and philanthropy chief at Fred Hutch, aims high

This profile features Kelly O'Brien, vice president of philanthropy, in its Women Who Lead column that highlights “influential women leaders who are driving innovation and growth in the Puget Sound region."

Puget Sound Business Journal
October 19, 2018

The smaller the city, the bigger the flu epidemic

Dr. Trevor Bedford comments on a study that suggests that people living in smaller cities are more likely to face an intense outbreaks of seasonal flu during flu season.

Popular Science
October 18, 2018

Healthy Living: Doctors say exercise and diet can reduce risk of breast cancer

Dr. Anne McTiernan shares her top prevention tips during this breast cancer awareness month-focused interview.

KCPQ-TV
October 17, 2018

The cancer that changed the course of Paul Allen’s life, and shaped his legacy

This story summarizes a recent study by Dr. Jim Olson that shows 71 percent of tumors are misidentified in children with rare brain cancer due to limits in standard diagnostic methods.

GeekWire
October 16, 2018

Fred Hutch president on Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Our president and director Gary Gilliland, explains non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

KING-TV
October 15, 2018

Childhood abuse may increase the risk of endometriosis, study finds

This story featured a study led by Fred Hutch epidemiologist Holly Harris which shows that women who reported severe or chronic childhood abuse were 79% more likely to have endometriosis.

HealthCentral
October 11, 2018

Seattle scientists lead the way on HIV vaccine research

KOMO featured Kristen Cohen and Ro Yoon in a story about a new HIV vaccine trial for which Fred Hutch is one of two sites.

KOMO News
October 10, 2018

New HIV vaccine study will test first-of-its-kind tech, with backing from the Gates Foundation

GeekWire covered the launch of a new HIV vaccine trial for which Fred Hutch will serve as one of two sites.

GeekWire
October 09, 2018

Ongoing Efforts Seek to Refine, Expand CAR T-Cell Therapy

Fred Hutch’s Dr. Brian Till shared his expertise on new developments in CAR T cell therapy.

OncLive
October 08, 2018

Breast Cancer: Everything you should know to keep it out of your future

Dr. Jennifer Specht shared her insights in diagnosing, treating and preventing breast cancer.

Prevention
October 01, 2018

How one Fort Collins girl gave hope to 86,000 people with blood cancers

Dr. Fred Applebaum, the Hutch’s executive vice president and deputy director, commented about the recipient of the first unrelated donor transplant, that eventually led to the national match registry.

Coloradoan
September 27, 2018

Hyundai grant to Fred Hutch to help childhood leukemia research

This story focused on a $300k grant Dr. Roland Walter received from Hyundai. It included interviews with Dr. Walter & a pediatric cancer patient.

KIRO-TV
September 27, 2018

Should we rely on artificial intelligence to provide advice about cancer?

Dr. Scott Ramsey, director of Fred Hutch’s health economics group, talked about a partnership between the Hutch and Microsoft, using artificial intelligence technology to help cancer patients detect early, subtle signs of complications in an effort to improve patient health while lowering costs.

U.S. News & World Report
September 26, 2018

Fred Hutch study discovers how cancer evades immunotherapies, sometimes returning years later

Fred Hutch researchers Drs. Aude Chapuis and Kelly Paulson were quoted about their study identifying a potential cause for relapse in patients treated with immunotherapy for Merkel cell carcinoma, a skin cancer.

GeekWire
September 24, 2018

Do bacteria cause stomach cancer?

This article mentions research by Fred Hutch’s Dr. Nina Salama and her team that identified a strain of Helicobacter pylori associated with stomach cancer.

Medical News Today
September 13, 2018

The Roots of Rural Health Disparities

This story summarized a study led by Dr. Joe Unger focused on outcomes for rural vs. urban cancer patients.

Cancer Today
September 13, 2018

What’s the likelihood that CRISPR will cure cancer?

Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem, director of Fred Hutch’s stem cell and gene therapy program, is featured in this article about CRISPR, a new gene-editing tool.

U.S. News & World Report
September 12, 2018

Hyundai grant to Fred Hutch to help childhood leukemia research

This story focused on a $300k grant Dr. Roland Walter received from Hyundai. It included interviews with Dr. Walter & a pediatric cancer patient.

KIRO-TV
September 27, 2018

Fred Hutchinson and Seattle’s baseball renaissance of 1938

This historical feature about Fred Hutchinson's baseball career includes comments from Dr. Fred Appelbaum on how naming the Center in Hutchinson's honor keeps it tied to the Seattle community and culture.

KIRO-FM
September 12, 2018

How glioblastoma is treated

In this CNN story, Fred Hutch’s Dr. Eric Holland said studies using targeted cancer therapies against glioblastoma have been unexpectedly disappointing.

CNN
August 25, 2018

Overlooked molecule might be key to how well cancer-fighting CAR-T cells work

Lead author Alex Salter and senior author Dr. Stanley Riddell were quoted in this STAT article about a Fred Hutch study on co-stimulatory domain, a component of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells. Different co-stimulatory domains might affect safety and efficacy of these immunotherapies.

STAT
August 21, 2018

Teens in Fred Hutch program aspire to be scientists, doctors

Fred Hutch's Science Education Partnership program was featured in this story, focusing on a new training program for high school sophomores and juniors

The Daily Herald (Everett, Washington)
August 15, 2018

Colon cancer screening guidelines may need revising

This story cites new research led by Fred Hutch focused on the ideal age for men and women to receive their first colonoscopy screening.

Scientific American
August 14, 2018

Woman learns to bike to honor late father at Fred Hutch’s Obliteride

KING-TV newscasts provided extensive coverage of Fred Hutch’s Obliteride biking/walking fundraising event, including numerous stories about participants and their inspiration and motivation. This story profiled Smeeta Hirani and how she learned to ride a bike to honor her father, who died from lung cancer.

KING-TV
August 10, 2018

Maple Valley mom among growing number of millennials with colon cancer

Lauren Nudo, a stage 4 colon cancer patient, is featured in this story about the importance of awareness and raising money for cancer research.

KING-TV
August 10, 2018

How this cancer therapy went from scientific underdog to potential cure

This GeekWire article and podcast weaves together Fred Hutch expertise in bone marrow transplantation and newer cell therapies, such as CAR T. The Hutch’s Dr. Stan Riddell and Dr. David Maloney talk about how CAR T-cell immunotherapy and how it was considered a crazy idea in the 1980s.

GeekWire
August 08, 2018

Childhood abuse linked to endometriosis risk

Fred Hutch’s Dr. Holly Harris is quoted in this story about a study she authored on the association between childhood physical and sexual abuse and adulthood endometriosis.

Reuters
July 25, 2018

ASCO endorses guidelines for integrative therapies during and after breast cancer treatment

Fred Hutch’s Dr. Gary Lyman is quoted in this article announcing that the American Society of Clinical Oncology now accepts certain integrative therapies for patients and survivors of breast cancer. Lyman was co-chair of the ASCO panel reviewing the clinical practice guidelines.

The ASCO Post
July 25, 2018

Opportunities, issues and challenges for biosimilars in oncology

In an article on the future of biosimilars, biologic agents that are highly similar but not identical to approved reference biologic agents, The ASCO Post quoted extensively from a recent article by the Hutch’s Dr. Gary Lyman and colleagues in The New England Journal of Medicine.

The ASCO Post
July 25, 2018

Top fundraisers from Base 2 Space climb given chance to climb to top of Space Needle mast

Jean Nelson, a top-10 “Base 2 Space” stair-climber in last year’s event, is among those who got to climb to the top of the Space Needle mast. “Base 2 Space” participants ascend the 832 stairs of Seattle’s landmark, and the latest event raised more than $860,000 for Fred Hutch research.

KIRO-TV
July 24, 2018

Fred Hutch program gives Washington science teachers a chance to hone their lab skills

This story profiles the experience of two high school science teachers, participating in Fred Hutch’s Science Education Partnership. The program pairs science teachers with Fred Hutch researchers to gain skills and expertise to bring into the classroom.

KNKX-FM
July 23, 2018

Is Station 31 making Seattle firefighters sick? Study hopes to find answers about ‘Cancer House’

Fred Hutch researchers are working with the city of Seattle to investigate whether firefighters at Station 31 have higher cancer rates than those at other stations. Designed to answer longstanding questions, the study is expected to conclude by summer 2019.

The Seattle Times
July 11, 2018

How does sleep influence cancer risk?

Dr. Amanda Phipps provided comment in this story, examining the links of sleep and cancer. Phipps notes “from a biological perspective, there are a lot of good reasons for us to suspect that insufficient sleep, chronic sleep debt or short sleep duration could have an impact on the development of cancer."

U.S. News & World Report
July 04, 2018

Fred Hutch study: Nanoparticles could help cutting-edge therapies get inside solid tumors

Fred Hutch researchers led by Dr. Matthias Stephan used nanoparticles to deliver two drugs directly into solid tumors to shut down the tumors’ defense mechanisms and rally the immune system. Although this was a preclinical study, not done in human patients, it opens the possibility that chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapies could be used not just in blood cancers but also in solid tumors. The drugs would precondition the patient and the tumor so the T cells would work better, Stephan said.

GeekWire
July 02, 2018

Fred Hutch report plots the nexus of cost and quality

This article published by Managed Care, focuses on the “Community Cancer Care in Washington State: Quality and Cost Report” recently released by the Hutch’s health care economics group, HICOR. “Committing to transparency as a catalyst for improvement, 27 hospital systems and cancer centers across Washington State bare all in the first public report to integrate clinic-level quality and cost data in oncology,” the article said.

Managed Care
July 02, 2018

Clinical trial inclusion, specialist collaboration can improve cancer outcomes for those with HIV

Drs. Jeffrey Schouten and Thomas Uldrick were interviewed for a cover story on HIV and cancer for Healio’s HemOnc Today. “How to prevent cancer in people with HIV and oncogenic viral infections, and how to diagnose the resultant cancers early so that treatment outcomes are improved, are important issues that need to be addressed for patients,” Schouten said.

Healio
June 26, 2018

Fred Hutch study finds genetic cause of aggressive brain cancer

Fred Hutch physician-scientist Dr. Eric Holland, senior vice president and director of the Human Biology Division, led a study that found that a subset of brain cancers called ependymomas can be traced back to a single, catastrophic mutation in a patient’s DNA. “It looks like a region of the DNA blew up,” he said. The GeekWire story also was reported on KIRO-TV.

GeekWire
June 26, 2018

Columnist shares dad’s story of long-term cancer survival

Jane Ann Morrison, a columnist with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, told readers that her 88-year-old father, Jim Morrison, a retired Boeing engineer who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 1991, was honored as a Hutch Hero at a June 14 Seattle Mariners game. “His bone marrow transplant at the center in 1993 has given my dad 25 additional years (and I predict even more),” she said.

Las Vegas Review
June 23, 2018

Two or more servings of red meat a week raises women’s risk of endometriosis by more than 50%

The U.K. newspaper Daily Mail, Yahoo! UK, ABC News Australia and other sites carried an article about Fred Hutch research published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology suggesting that red meat intake increases estrogen levels, which can lead to endometriosis.

The Daily Mail
June 21, 2018

The Hutch’s 30-year journey to the Lake Union steam plant

Four days after the Hutch’s lease of the historic Lake Union steam plant was announced, real estate developer William Justen recounted the deal’s three-decade history.

Seattle Times
June 15, 2018

A leading oncology association says some complementary therapies helpful to women with breast cancer with HIV

Dr. Heather Greenlee, a Fred Hutch specialist in naturopathic medicine and integrative therapies, explained new guidelines adopted by the American Society of Clinical Oncology on the use of certain integrative approaches for managing symptoms and side effects of breast cancer treatment. She is a co-author of an article announcing the guidelines in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Everyday Health
June 14, 2018

‘Intersections of innovation:’ Madrona director Matt McIlwain named Fred Hutch chair as more tech execs join board

New Fred Hutch Board of Trustees chair Matt McIlwain and Fred Hutch COO Steve Stadum talk about the intersection of cancer research and technology. The story also notes the new additions of board members Allan Jones, president and CEO of the Allen Institute, and Lyft CFO Brian Roberts, a former high-ranking Microsoft executive.

GeekWire
June 08, 2018

External relations director for the HIV Vaccine Trial Network profiled

“The HIV epidemic is global and our research works to make sure our solutions reach those most vulnerable,” said Steven Wakefield, president of the Pride Foundation in a feature profile. Wakefield is external relations director for the HIV Vaccine Trial Network that is headquartered at the Hutch, where he established The Legacy Project to increase racial and ethnic involvement in clinical trials.

Puget Sound Business Journal
June 07, 2018

Will there ever be a vaccine against cancer?

Dr. Seth M. Pollack, a sarcoma expert at Fred Hutch, talks about the potential for – and the challenges in – creating vaccines to treat and prevent cancer. “There almost certainly is not a universal target. The vaccine has to tell the immune system to go find something specific, but there’s nothing specific that the immune system can look for that is common to all cancers,” he said, adding that “there are some targets that are expressed by lots of cancers.”

U.S. News & World Report
June 06, 2018

Fred Hutch breast cancer researcher says study will help many women avoid chemotherapy

Dr. Jennifer Specht, a Fred Hutch breast cancer researcher, appeared live on KING 5's "Take Five" news show to provide expert commentary on a new breast cancer treatment study.

KING-TV
June 06, 2018

Fred Hutch doctor comments on reducing need for breast cancer patients to undergo chemotherapy

Research presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that new genetic testing may make it possible for 70 percent of early-stage breast cancer patients to avoid chemotherapy. Fred Hutch’s Dr. Kevin Cheung explained the study and its implications for patients.

KOMO-TV
June 04, 2018

The high cost of cancer treatment

Dr. Gary Lyman, co-director of the Hutch’s health economics group, HICOR, was quoted extensively in an AARP article on financial toxicity associated with cancer treatment. “Recent studies we’ve done have shown high rates of bankruptcy among patients with cancer. And this has escalated over the past decade, as some of the exciting new agents that have come along have just skyrocketed,” he said.

AARP Magazine
June 02, 2018

Study presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology compares US and Canadian cancer care costs

Dr. Heather Greenlee, a Fred Hutch specialist in naturopathic medicine and integrative therapies, explained new guidelines adopted by the American Society of Clinical Oncology on the use of certain integrative approaches for managing symptoms and side effects of breast cancer treatment. She is a co-author of an article announcing the guidelines in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Reuters
June 01, 2018

New promise for bone-marrow transplants

Fred Hutch’s Dr. Stephanie Lee and Dr. Colleen Delaney are quoted in a feature story on companies striving to make bone-marrow transplants safer. Delaney explained an experimental therapy called NLA101 that was developed at Fred Hutch and then spun out as the company Nohla Therapeutics. Delaney is director of Fred Hutch’s cord-blood transplant program and founder and chief medical officer at Nohla. 

The Wall Street Journal
May 28, 2018

Does eating soy products increase or lower risk of breast cancer?

Dr. Marian L. Neuhouser, head of the Cancer Prevention Program at Fred Hutch, discussed possible links between soy products and breast cancer. She noted compounds found in soybeans and other plants can mimic the effects of estrogen, a prime driver of most breast cancers, but most studies have found no negative association between soy consumption and breast cancer risk.

U.S. News & World Report
May 24, 2018

Seattle writer summits Mount Everest to raise money for Fred Hutch

KOMO News, GeekWire, KING-TV, KIRO-TV and other outlets covered the achievement of Seattle biotech writer Luke Timmerman, who reached the peak of Mount Everest on May 22 in his quest to raise funds for cancer research at Fred Hutch. Coverage continued through early June with interviews with Timmerman and recaps of his expedition on KING-TV, KOMO News, and KATU-TV. He has raised about $340,000 so far.

KOMO News
May 23, 2018

Cancer patients are twice as likely to declare bankruptcy

In an Associated Press story on the financial toll that cancer treatment can take, Fred Hutch’s Dr. Veena Shankaran, of the Hutch’s health economics group, HICOR, spoke about the financial struggles faced by cancer patients. She said, “A lot of times people don’t realize there are resources available until they’ve already gone broke.” The story appeared in the Chicago Tribune, The Seattle Times, at CBS News online and in numerous other outlets.

The Associated Press
May 22, 2018

The Hutch closes in on a cancer cure

Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director, and others at Fred Hutch are quoted in an in-depth feature on the institution’s history and day-to-day work, especially in cancer immunotherapy. “We’re curing people. The question is: Why aren’t we curing everybody, and how do we extend those curative methods to other types of cancers that have been more recalcitrant?” Gilliland said. The magazine also published a story behind the story. Coverage was picked up by Tacoma’s News Tribune and other outlets.

The Seattle Times, Pacific NW Magazine
May 17, 2018

Fred Hutch president named “Geek of the Year”

Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutch was named “Geek of the Year” at the 2018 GeekWire Awards presentation. In selecting Gilliland for the prestigious award, GeekWire noted, “The nationally recognized cancer center is working on some of the hottest frontiers in cancer research, namely cellular immunotherapy treatments that specifically target a patient’s unique cancer mutations. Under Gilliland’s leadership, the Hutch has recruited big names from the technology field to its board of trustees, including Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Mike Clayville, a vice president at Amazon Web Services.” Mentioned as one of the most touching moments of the evening was when Gilliland asked his fellow nominees to share the stage with him.

GeekWire
May 10, 2018

Artificial intelligence takes scientists inside living human cells

A 3D model of a living human cell – the newly unveiled Allen Integrated Cell – could help scientists solve many medical mysteries. Fred Hutch molecular biologist Roger Brent, who has been using the tool for several months, said, “This lets you see things with a simple microscope that are going to be helpful to researchers all over the world – including in less affluent places.”

NPR
May 09, 2018

Experts have new advice on prostate cancer screening. Here’s why they put it back on the table

Ruth Etzioni, a biostatistician in the Public Health Sciences Division, commented on prostate cancer screening recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on how men can judge whether testing is right for them. “It means the benefits and harms of the decision are going to be different for different people. Screening might be a good decision for you, but your friend may come up with a different decision, she said. The LA Times article also appeared in The Seattle Times and other outlets.

Los Angeles Times
May 08, 2018

Microsoft partners with Fred Hutch to tackle chemotherapy side effects using new AI tech

Fred Hutch and Microsoft are working together to reduce the side effects of chemotherapy and the emergency room visits that result. “They’ve unveiled a new pilot program that will leverage Microsoft’s artificial intelligence technology and Fred Hutch’s clinical and data science expertise,” said a story in GeekWire. The story also appeared on KIRO-TV.

GeekWire
May 07, 2018

Seattle skyline to glows orange for Fred Hutch’s efforts to battle cancer

The Seattle Times noted that landmarks across Seattle would glow orange for several nights during the week of May 7 to bring attention to Fred Hutch’s annual Obliteride bike ride that raises money to fight cancer. The event, which will be on Aug. 11, has brought in $12 million since it started. The story also was covered by KZJO-TV, KING-TV, KOMO-TV and KCPQ-TV.

The Seattle Times
May 04, 2018

Fred Hutch report aims to improve quality and costs of cancer care

Dr. Gary Gilliland, Fred Hutch president and director, was quoted in an article about the release of the Community Cancer Care in Washington State: Quality and Cost Report. “Participants in this endeavor can use it to learn where their efforts to improve quality and control costs are working most efficiently, and where they are not,” he said in a blog post, according to the article. The Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research worked on the report for five years, collecting data in partnership with providers and insurers.

Puget Sound Business Journal
May 03, 2018

Gene editing shows promise in combating HIV reservoirs

FierceBiotech and other outlets reported on a study published by Drs. Christopher Peterson and Hans-Peter Kiem of the Fred Hutch Clinical Research Division about a gene editing technique studied in non-human primates that may one day help fight HIV in people.

FierceBiotech
April 20, 2018

Fred Hutch researcher among scientists receiving new funding to map every cell in the body

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced a new infusion of funding in support of scientists working on the Human Cell Atlas, including Fred Hutch researcher Raphael Gottardo, a member of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division and the Public Health Sciences Division. The project to map every cell in the human body is part of the $3 billion Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the philanthropic organization of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, according to GeekWire.

GeekWire
April 19, 2018

CRISPR trials are about to begin in people — but we still don’t know how well it works in monkeys

Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem, a Fred Hutch oncologist, stem cell and gene therapy researcher, is quoted in this story about the gene-editing tool CRISPR, which may allow doctors to cure some diseases by altering a patient’s DNA. “Since monkeys are so similar to humans, I don’t think there’s going to be a huge challenge in translating this work to humans,” he said.

MIT Technology Review
April 11, 2018

Preventive benefit of finasteride for prostate cancer maintained for 16 years

A new study found that men who took finasteride for seven years had reduced risk for prostate cancer throughout 16 years of follow-up. “One concern with these kinds of interventions is that while people are taking the intervention that prostate cancer may be prevented, but then rates snap back once the intervention is discontinued. That did not happen here. The preventive benefit of finasteride was maintained over the 16 years,” said Dr. Joseph Unger, assistant member of the Cancer Prevention Program.

Cancer Therapy Advisor
April 09, 2018

It’s possible for women to have male DNA in their bodies, but there’s no need for alarm

A story that went viral in 2017 launched a wave of inaccurate stories about women acquiring male DNA from sexual partners. Not true, said Dr. J. Lee Nelson, a Fred Hutch autoimmunity researcher and rheumatologist. She explained that the most common source of male DNA in adult women is from prior pregnancy with a male child and how the mixing of DNA could benefit health.

INSIDER
March 28, 2018

Can we gene-edit herpes away?

Dr. Keith Jerome, a virologist at Fred Hutch, co-authored a 2016 study about gene editing in herpes-infected mice. “His is the first study to show that gene-editing technology can reach the latent virus in a nerve cell, and the first to use that technology to damage some of the virus’ DNA,” according to a Smithsonian.com article on this and other efforts to combat the virus in humans.

Smithsonian.com
March 23, 2018

Fred Hutch president applauds Amazon’s health care partnership

Dr. Gary Gilliland, Fred Hutch president and director, said the Amazon-JPMorgan Chase-Berkshire Hathaway partnership aimed at driving down health care costs could help change the industry for the better, but it won’t be easy because this is new territory for the companies and there are many complexities to confront.

Puget Sound Business Journal
March 21, 2018

Racial minorities with hematologic cancers receive more aggressive end-of-life care

Dr. Kedar Kirtane, a fellow in the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program at Fred Hutch discussed a retrospective study he and colleagues conducted that found that racial minorities with blood cancers had lower rates of advance directives and received significantly more aggressive care than white patients. Kirtane said providers need to do a better job of discussing palliative care and advanced care planning, especially for historically disadvantaged groups.

Healio
March 20, 2018

Robert W. Day, former president of Fred Hutchinson, dies at 87

In a tribute, Dr. Gary Gilliland talked about working with Dr. Robert W. Day and the last accomplishments the former president made, including moving the Fred Hutch campus to its current location in South Lake Union.

The Cancer Letter
January 12, 2018

Microsoft invests in Fred Hutch spinoff to detect diseases at earliest stages

Microsoft will partner with Adaptive Biotechnologies, which was formed in 2009 with Fred Hutch technology, to develop blood tests that will “alert doctors when people are fighting specific diseases.

Microsoft invests in Fred Hutch spinoff to detect diseases at earliest stages
January 04, 2018

Experiences and influences that shaped a career in cancer research

In an American Society of Hematology Q&A, Hutch president and director Dr. Gary Gilliland talks about the people and events that inspired him to become a doctor and specialize in hematology.

ASH Clinical News
January 01, 2018

Working to reduce cancer deaths in black women

In a story featuring Bridgette Hempstead, founder of the Cierra Sisters, a support group for black women with breast cancer, Dr. Nancy Davidson, senior vice president and director of the Clinical Research Division, said there is a common and false misconception that nothing can be done about a breast cancer diagnosis.

KIRO-TV
January 01, 2018

New targets, diseases for CAR T-cell therapy – but expansion to solid tumors remains problematic

In an article on chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy, Dr. Brian Till, in the Hutch’s Clinical Research Division, discussed the practicality of using two different CAR T cells to attack two antigens – CD19 and CD20 – in lymphoma, and said the solid tumor microenvironment is more hostile to T cells.

MedPage
December 30, 2017

Cognitive behavioral therapy may improve sleep during menopause

For women experiencing sleep disturbances associated with menopause, talking with a sleep coach and adopting personalized advice and tools was more effective than other measures aimed at improving sleep, according to Dr. Katherine Guthrie of the Public Health Sciences Division, who led a study that appeared in the journal Sleep.

Reuters and others
December 29, 2017

Hutch doctor helps dispel breast cancer myths

Getting regular exercise is one way to improve the odds against breast cancer. For women who need to get started, Dr. Anne McTiernan, cancer prevention researcher, suggests starting slowly and working up, choosing an enjoyable form of exercise.

Good Housekeeping
December 27, 2017

Questions about vitamin D and calcium supplements for bone health in the elderly

A new study says vitamin D and calcium supplements may not help in preventing bone fractures in the elderly, but Dr. Anne McTiernan
, a Fred Hutch expert on diet and cancer, questions the doses given in the studies and notes that other research suggests that vitamin D may lower some cancer risk factors.

Seattle Times
December 26, 2017

Vaccine for sarcoma reprograms the immune system

Dr. Seth Pollack of the Clinical Research Division said an experimental drug that reprograms the immune system to fight sarcoma cells appears to be helping patients live longer with few side effects. A Phase 3 clinical trial will launch soon.

KSAT-TV (San Antonio ABC affiliate) – Ivanhoe Newswire Story
December 26, 2017

Cancer survivors must remain vigilant throughout their lifetimes

In a commentary in JAMA Oncology, Dr. Nancy E. Davidson, senior vice president and director of the Clinical Research Division, said cancer survivors and their doctors should follow surveillance guidelines because there is no guarantee that a patient successfully treated for one cancer is not at risk for another.

New York Times
December 25, 2017

The next generation of T-cell therapies takes on solid tumors

Dr. Matthias Stephan explained that experimental technology developed at Fred Hutch aims to make T-cell therapies more easily produced and more affordable.

Nature Outlook
December 20, 2017

Specialized CAR T-cell product targets aggressive B-cell lymphoma

In an article on chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy, Dr. Brian Till, in the Hutch’s Clinical Research Division, discussed the practicality of using two different CAR T cells to attack two antigens – CD19 and CD20 – in lymphoma, and said the solid tumor microenvironment is more hostile to T cells.

OncLive
December 19, 2017

Fred Hutch doctor turned a radical idea into a cancer cure

Local NPR affiliate KUOW profiles Dr. E. Donnall Thomas' pioneering work on bone marrow transplant and how it set the stage for the Seattle biotech industry.

KUOW
November 17, 2017

Researchers on racial disparity: ‘We are failing black women with breast cancer’

In a Seattle Times opinion article on racial disparities in treatment and outcomes, Dr. Nancy Davidson, senior vice president and director of the Clinical Research Division, and Dr. Beti Thompson, director of the Health Disparities Research Center, said clinical trials often fail to include people of color, and black women have too little access to information and services.

Seattle Times
October 31, 2017

Many women with breast cancer get too much testing and treatment

Dr. Scott Ramsey and Dr. Gary Lyman, leaders of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, were quoted in an NPR story on expensive, painful and unnecessary tests and treatments that many women with breast cancer endure. This story originally appeared in Kaiser Health News.

NPR
October 21, 2017

FDA approves another amazing and costly cancer-killing gene therapy

Dr. David Maloney of Fred Hutch commented on the FDA approval of a CAR T-cell treatment for lymphoma and the promise the immunotherapy has for saving lives.

Forbes
October 18, 2017

Cancer researchers learn more about toxic side effects of new treatments

Fred Hutch researchers led by Dr. Cameron Turtle published detailed descriptions on the two most common side effects of CAR T-cell therapy, to better understand which patients are most vulnerable and how to prevent the effects.

Washington Post
October 12, 2017

Future battles against cancer will expand tech frontiers, Fred Hutch’s chief says

Dr. Gary Gilliland discussed his prediction for cancer cures by 2025 and the importance of the technology and data science communities in making that goal a reality. He spoke at the 2017 GeekWire Summit.

GeekWire
October 10, 2017

Fred Hutch director: We can cure cancer by 2025

NBC affiliate shared footage of Dr. Gary Gilliland's appearance at the 2017 GeekWire Summit during which he spoke about how technology has a role in cancer cures.

KING5
October 10, 2017

Immunotherapy combinations offer hope in glioblastoma

Dr. Eric Holland discussed the challenges in treating glioblastoma and the importance of understanding the biology of the disease and developing targeted treatments that involve immunotherapy.

OncLive
October 04, 2017

Innovator of the Month: Blaze Bioscience uses scorpion venom to light up cancer tumors

Fred Hutch spinout, Blaze Bioscience, is featured as innovator of the month for its "tumor paint" technology which was developed in the lab of Dr. Jim Olson.

Puget Sound Business Journal
October 04, 2017

Lymphoma physician-scientist Oliver Press, MD, PhD, dies at 65

Blood cancer physician-scientist Dr. Oliver Press of Fred Hutch made foundational contributions to the development of targeted cancer therapies. He died Sept. 29 of complications from glioma.

The ASCO Post
October 04, 2017

Why Fred Hutch President Gary Gilliland is enlisting techies to defeat cancer by 2025

Article featuring Dr. Gary Gilliland discussing how Fred Hutch is bringing big-data experts on board to make good on his prediction that there could be cures and therapies for, "most, if not all, human cancers" by 2025.

GeekWire
September 26, 2017

Tinkering with T cells

Dr. Brian Till gave context to CAR-T therapies for blood cancers in an article summarizing recent FDA approvals of the therapy which appeared in a magazine published by the world's oldest and largest professional organization of its kind, the American Association for Cancer Research.

Cancer Today
September 25, 2017

Juno Therapeutics ready for another round in war on cancer

Dr. Stanley Riddell commented on advances in CAR-T therapy for treating blood cancers and how he believes that the side effects of the therapy will be manageable. Juno is a spinout of Fred Hutch.

The Seattle Times
September 15, 2017

Re-analysis finds benefit in cancer screening. Should you believe it?

Article on study from senior author Dr. Ruth Etzioni which found that prostate cancer screening is linked to reduced mortality. The study looked at two major clinical trials, previously reported as contradictory, and found that after re-analyzing the data, the studies were complimentary.

Forbes
September 07, 2017

New studies lend support for PSA screening for prostate cancer

Article on study from senior author Dr. Ruth Etzioni which found that prostate cancer screening is linked to reduced mortality. The study looked at two major clinical trials, previously reported as contradictory, and found that after re-analyzing the data, the studies were complimentary.

CBS News
September 05, 2017

Do prostate cancer screenings significantly reduce deaths?

Article on study from senior author Dr. Ruth Etzioni which found that prostate cancer screening is linked to reduced mortality. The study looked at two major clinical trials, previously reported as contradictory, and found that after re-analyzing the data, the studies were complimentary. The article was republished from STAT.

Scientific American
September 05, 2017

New apps help people with addictions

Dr. Jaimee Heffner was quoted in an article about using apps to help battle addiction. Heffner and colleagues developed Smart Quit, an app to assist people stop smoking, and in the article she was quoted about the benefits and complexities of the approach.

HealthLine
September 04, 2017

New study offers support for prostate testing

Article on study from senior author Dr. Ruth Etzioni which found that prostate cancer screening is linked to reduced mortality. The study looked at two major clinical trials, previously reported as contradictory, and found that after re-analyzing the data, the studies were complimentary

The New York Times
September 04, 2017

Why Fred Hutch President Gary Gilliland is enlisting techies to defeat cancer by 2025

Article featuring Dr. Gary Gilliland discussing how Fred Hutch is bringing big-data experts on board to make good on his prediction that there could be cures and therapies for, "most, if not all, human cancers" by 2025.

GeekWire
September 26, 2017

Prostate cancer test saves lives, risks remain

Article on study from senior author Dr. Ruth Etzioni which found that prostate cancer screening is linked to reduced mortality. The study looked at two major clinical trials, previously reported as contradictory, and found that after re-analyzing the data, the studies were complimentary.

Reuters
September 04, 2017

PSA screening for prostate cancer saves lives after all, study says

Article on study from senior author Dr. Ruth Etzioni which found that prostate cancer screening is linked to reduced mortality. The study looked at two major clinical trials, previously reported as contradictory, and found that after re-analyzing the data, the studies were complimentary.

Los Angeles Times
September 04, 2017

US clears breakthrough gene therapy for childhood leukemia

Dr. David Maloney was quoted on the FDA’s announcement to approve the breakthrough treatment, Kymriah. The immunotherapy treatment uses CAR T cells to fight childhood leukemia

Associated Press
August 31, 2017

First cancer 'living drug' gets go-ahead

Dr. David Maloney was quoted on the FDA’s announcement to approve the breakthrough treatment, Kymriah. The immunotherapy treatment uses CAR T cells to fight childhood leukemia

BBC News
August 30, 2017

Hailing a breakthrough in fighting cancer, FDA approves gene therapy that functions as a ‘living drug’

Dr. David Maloney was quoted on the FDA’s announcement to approve the breakthrough treatment, Kymriah. The immunotherapy treatment uses CART cells to fight childhood leukemia

The Los Angeles Times
August 30, 2017

Landmark FDA approval clears the way for gene therapy treatments that fight cancer

Dr. David Maloney was quoted on the FDA’s announcement to approve the breakthrough treatment, Kymriah. The immunotherapy treatment uses CART cells to fight childhood leukemia

GeekWire
August 30, 2017

Pioneering cancer gene therapy gets green light — and $475,000 price tag

Dr. David Maloney was quoted on the FDA’s announcement to approve the breakthrough treatment, Kymriah. The immunotherapy treatment uses CAR T cells to fight childhood leukemia

Kaiser Health News
August 30, 2017

New ‘hit-and-run’ gene editing tool temporarily rewrites genetics to treat cancer and HIV

Dr. Matthias Stephan was quoted on his study developing nanoparticle technology to streamline the manufacturing of cell therapies and make these treatments off-the-shelf

GeekWire
August 30, 2017

‘Hit-and-run’ gene therapy nanoparticles could enhance CAR-T treatments

Dr. Matthias Stephan was quoted on his study developing nanoparticle technology to streamline the manufacturing of cell therapies and make these treatments more off-the-shelf.

FierceBiotech
August 30, 2017

Steady may win the weight-loss race

Dr. Anne McTiernan was quoted in an article on the benefits of steady weight loss opposed to dramatic results. “Slow and steady wins the race,” she said.

Reuters
August 29, 2017

Vitamin B6 and B12 supplements appear to cause cancer in men

Article covers research from Drs. Theodore Brasky and Emily White on a link between lung cancer and long-term use of B6 and B12 dietary supplements, particularly in men.

The Atlantic
August 25, 2017

Can baby powder really cause ovarian cancer?

Dr. Robyn Anderson was quoted on links between talcum powder and ovarian cancer. Anderson commented on the potential risks of talcum powder use.

TIME
August 22, 2017

Are the health benefits of red wine actually legit?

Dr. Anne McTiernan shed light on the science behind the potential health benefits and risks of drinking red wine

SELF
August 16, 2017

A cancer conundrum: too many drug trials, too few patients

Dr. Scott Ramsey, co-director of the Hutchinson Center for Cancer Outcomes Research, or HICOR, was quoted in an article about the lack of patients available to participate in immunotherapy clinical trials

The New York Times
August 12, 2017

Fred Hutch unveils new research center aimed at eliminating cancers caused by infections

Article covers the launch of the new Pathogen-Associated Malignancy Integrated Research Center (PAM-IRC) and quotes its director, Dr. Denise Galloway

Geekwire
August 10, 2017

New Hutch center to focus on cancers caused by microbes

Article covers the launch of the new Pathogen-Associated Malignancy Integrated Research Center (PAM-IRC) and quotes its director, Dr. Denise Galloway

The Seattle Times
August 10, 2017

Fred Hutch takes step toward 'moonshot' goal with new pathogen-caused-cancer center

Dr. David Maloney was quoted on the FDA’s announcement to approve the breakthrough treatment, Kymriah. The immunotherapy treatment uses CAR T cells to fight childhood leukemia

The Puget Sound Business Journal
August 10, 2017

Advances in the treatment of triple-negative breast cancer

Dr. Nancy Davidson, senior vice president and director of the Clinical Research Division, was featured in an article about recent advances in the research and treatment of triple-negative breast cancer

The ASCO Post
August 10, 2017

Conquer cancer foundation researcher spotlight

Dr. Aude Chapuis was featured in a spotlight article on her career and research using T-cell therapy and checkpoint inhibitors to treat cancer

The ASCO Post
August 10, 2017

More than 3 million life-years added over 60 years as a result of SWOG clinical trials

An interview with Dr. Joseph Unger on the effectiveness of SWOG, a federal clinical trial consortium of which Fred Hutch is a leading member

The Cancer Letter
August 08, 2017

Antipsychotic added to ASCO antiemetic guide

Dr. Gary Lyman was quoted on updated ASCO guidelines recommending adding olanzapine to a standard three-drug regimen for patients treated with highly emetogenic cancer chemotherapy

MedPage
July 31, 2017

Taking another look at whole milk yogurt

Dr. Mario Kratz was quoted in an article on the health factors associated with nonfat and full-fat yogurt saying there were associations between all types of yogurt and health benefits

The Boston Globe
July 29, 2017

Antipsychotic added to ASCO antiemetic guide

Dr. Gary Lyman was quoted on updated ASCO guidelines recommending adding olanzapine to a standard three-drug regimen for patients treated with highly emetogenic cancer chemotherapy

MedPage
July 31, 2017

First Person: Rainer Storb, MD

Dr. Rainer Storb was featured in an article on his life and research. The article also quoted Dr. Brenda Sandmaier, a mentee of Storb

Cancer
July 19, 2017

Lab etiquette: The perils of pet peeves

Nature quoted Dr. Karen Peterson in an article about laboratory etiquette and how to foster good relationships in research groups

Nature
July 26, 2017

Medicine's movable feast: What jumping genes can teach us about treating disease

Dr. Michael Emerman was quoted in an article on transposable elements in genomes that can jump around chromosomes, contribute to life-threatening diseases and come from dormant viruses

Scientific American
July 26, 2017

These experimental treatments target brain cancer like John McCain’s

Dr. Eric Holland was quoted in an article about why treatment for glioblastoma, the type of brain cancer Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with, is particularly complicated

The Washington Post
July 26, 2017

Brain cancer like McCain's has hundreds of experimental therapies (with little success)

Dr. Eric Holland was quoted in an article about why treatment for glioblastoma, the type of brain cancer Senator John McCain was diagnosed with, is particularly complicated

Forbes
July 24, 2017

Why John McCain's type of brain tumor is so hard to treat

Dr. Eric Holland was quoted in an article on glioblastoma, the type of brain cancer Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with

Forbes
July 21, 2017

The future of treatment for glioblastoma

Dr. Eric Holland was quoted in an article about why treatment for glioblastoma, the type of brain cancer Senator John McCain was diagnosed with, is particularly complicated

CNN
July 20, 2017

A stem cell transplant helped beat back a young doctor’s cancer. Now, it’s assaulting his body

An in-depth look at stem cell transplantation for leukemia and the complications that arise, highlighting Drs. Paul Martin, Marie Bleakley and Leslie Kean and the late Dr. E. Donnall Thomas and his Nobel Prize

Science
July 12, 2017

Novel cancer treatment wins endorsement of FDA advisers

Dr. David Maloney quoted in an article on the Food and Drug Administration recommendation to approve a CAR-T therapy

The Washington Post
July 17, 2017

First gene therapy — ‘a true living drug’ — on the cusp of FDA approval

Dr. David Maloney quoted in an article on the Food and Drug Administration recommendation to approve a CAR-T therapy

The Washington Post
July 11, 2017

How children change their mothers — and their mothers’ DNA

An article on microchimerism, a process in which the placenta allows a small transfer of cells between mother and fetus during pregnancy, quoting Dr. J. Lee Nelson

The Boston Globe
July 08, 2017

Is Alcohol Good for You? An Industry-Backed Study Seeks Answers

Dr. Anne McTiernan in an article on a new $100 million clinical trial, funded by the National Institutes of Health, to test whether small amounts of alcohol can benefit health

The New York Times
July 03, 2017

The future of treatment for glioblastoma

Dr. Eric Holland was quoted in an article about why treatment for glioblastoma, the type of brain cancer Senator John McCain was diagnosed with, is particularly complicated

CNN
July 20, 2017

Robots are milking scorpions for venom that can be used in cancer research

An article on a robot being used to milk scorpion venom for medical research that referenced work at Fred Hutch in adapting the venom to be used as tumor paint to light up cancer cells

Wired
July 03, 2017

Health Tech Podcast: Psychologists become app developers to help people kick addictions

Article on work by Drs. Jonathan Bricker and Jaimee Heffner on fighting smoking addiction with their app, SmartQuit

GeekWire
June 29, 2017

National project led by Fred Hutch researcher fights ovarian cancer deaths with predictive medicine

Article on a new initiative by the National Cancer Institute co-led by Dr. Amanda Paulovich to identify the best treatment for patients with ovarian cancer

GeekWire
June 27, 2017

National project led by Fred Hutch researcher fights ovarian cancer deaths with predictive medicine

Article on a new initiative by the National Cancer Institute co-led by Dr. Amanda Paulovich to identify the best treatment for patients with ovarian cancer

GeekWire
June 27, 2017

Could shift work damage your DNA?

An article covers work from Dr. Parveen Bhatti on the potentially harmful effects of working night shifts

WebMD
June 27, 2017

Is working at night healthy? Late shifts may increase risk of cancer and lead to poor health

An article covers work from Dr. Parveen Bhatti on the potentially harmful effects of working night shifts

Newsweek
June 27, 2017

A clever new way to predict next year's flu

An article on research from Dr. Jesse Bloom and Katherine Xue about how the evolution of the influenza virus in an individual could shed light on the evolution of future virus strains

The Atlantic
June 27, 2017

Scientists are using decade-old snot to combat the flu

An article on research from Dr. Jesse Bloom and Katherine Xue about how the evolution of the influenza virus in an individual could shed light on the evolution of future virus strains

The Week
June 27, 2017

The clue to next year's flu strain could be inside you

An article on research from Dr. Jesse Bloom and Katherine Xue about how the evolution of the influenza virus in an individual could shed light on the evolution of future virus strains

Wired
June 26, 2017

Young kids may have mature biases against overweight people

Dr. Anne McTiernen quoted in a story on research on whether children have a bias against overweight people early on in life

Reuters Health
June 23, 2017

Why pancreatic cancer is such a killer, and what's being done about it

An article about the difficulties in treating pancreatic cancer and promising research advances that have been made. The story featured Fred Hutch physician-scientist Dr. Sunil Hingorani

CBS News
June 20, 2017

Coconut oil has more ‘bad’ fat than beef and butter: heart doctors

Dr. John Potter quoted in an article on an advisory from the American Heart Association on the health implications of coconut oil

Reuters
June 20, 2017

Triple therapy potent approach in aggressive skin cancer

Article covering Dr. Kelly Paulson's presentation of findings for a new treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma at the annual American Society for Clinical Oncology meeting

The Atlantic
June 19, 2017

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is searching for philanthropic ideas

Article about Jeff Bezos' approach to philanthropy notes the Bezos family's generous philanthropic support of Fred Hutch

CNET
June 27, 2017

Biologists debate how to license preprints

Dr. Jesse Bloom is quoted on open access to scientific research and how he approaches sharing results prior to journal publication

Nature
June 16, 2017

Study informs use of NSAID benefit in colon cancer

Article covers study led by Dr. Polly Newcomb indicating that use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can increase survival rate in colorectal cancer patients without KRAS wild-type tumors

Medpage Today
June 16, 2017

PEGPH20 could improve metastatic pancreatic cancer outcomes

Article covers presentation by Dr. Sunil Hingorani at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting of the results in a pancreatic cancer trial

Cancer Network
June 16, 2017

Jeff Bezos wants ideas for philanthropy, so he asked Twitte

Article about Jeff Bezos' approach to philanthropy notes the Bezos family's generous philanthropic support of Fred Hutch

The New York Times
June 15, 2017

At last, Jeff Bezos offers a hint of his philanthropic plans

Article about Jeff Bezos' approach to philanthropy notes the Bezos family's generous philanthropic support of Fred Hutch

The New York Times
June 15, 2017

For experimental cancer therapy, a struggle to ensure supply keeps up with demand

Article quotes Dr. David Maloney on potential challenges of treating patients with cellular immunotherapies once they're approved for wider use

Science
June 13, 2017

New frontier in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugs

Story explores the field of cellular immunotherapy to treat cancer, featuring leading Fred Hutch researchers Drs. Phil Greenberg, Stan Riddell and David Maloney

Associated Press
June 12, 2017

5 man-killing cancers you might not spot until it's too late

Article on several cancers that men should be aware of, including comments from Dr. William Grady on symptoms and treatment for colorectal cancer

Men's Health
June 12, 2017

Got cancer questions? This little-known hotline is here to help

Highlights the Fred Hutch-run, National Cancer Institute-supported Contact Center that patients can call, chat or email to get answers

NPR
June 09, 2017

NCI-funded trials have extended lives of US patients with cancer

Coverage of the Fred Hutch-led study that found trials run by the SWOG collaborative group saved an estimated 3.34 million years of life for cancer patients. Quotes study author Dr. Joseph Unger

Medscape
June 06, 2017

Big returns on small cancer research investment, study suggests

Fred Hutch-led study found that trials run by the National Cancer Institute-supported SWOG collaborative group have saved an estimated 3.34 million years of life. Article quotes study author Dr. Joseph Unger on how the team measured the program's benefit

Reuters
June 05, 2017

PEGPH20 extends PFS in metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Quotes Dr. Sunil Hingorani on new results for a pancreatic cancer treatment that were presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting

HemOnc Today
June 05, 2017

Hope and hype around cancer immunotherapy

Article explores the current state of cancer immunotherapy research, quoting Dr. Phil Greenberg, as the American Society for Clinical Oncology annual meeting begins

CNN
June 02, 2017

Amazon exec Mike Clayville sees the cure for cancer in the cloud

Q&A with Fred Hutch Board of Trustees member Mike Clayville about the intersection of cancer research and technology

Puget Sound Business Journal
June 01, 2017

Just one drink a day raises breast cancer risk

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan on a report she co-authored that systematically analyzed 119 breast cancer prevention studies

Wall Street Journal
May 29, 2017

Fred Hutch receives $24M contract to expand National Cancer Institute Contact Center operations

Nancy Gore is quoted on the importance of operating the NCI's only call center for patients, which is housed at Fred Hutch

GeekWire
June 24, 2017

Fred Hutch lands $24M contact to keep NCI's only cancer information center open

Coverage of the continuation of NCI funding for a call center for patients, located at Fred Hutch

Puget Sound Business Journal
May 24, 2017

Just one alcoholic drink a day increases risk of breast cancer, study says

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan on a report she co-authored that systematically analyzed 119 breast cancer prevention studies

Washington Post
May 23, 2017

A glass of wine a day each day increases your breast cancer risk, according to a new study

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan on a report she co-authored that systematically analyzed 119 breast cancer prevention studies

New York Magazine
May 23, 2017

A drink a day tied to higher breast cancer risk, report says

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan on a report she co-authored that systematically analyzed 119 breast cancer prevention studies

CNN
May 23, 2017

One small drink a day increases breast cancer risk, study shows

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan on a report she co-authored that systematically analyzed 119 breast cancer prevention studies

USA Today
May 23, 2017

Drinking and breast cancer: Risk increases with just one drink, study finds

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan on a report she co-authored that systematically analyzed 119 breast cancer prevention studies

CBS News
May 23, 2017

Consuming just 1 alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk, study finds

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan on a report she co-authored that systematically analyzed 119 breast cancer prevention studies

ABC News
May 23, 2017

'Half a glass of wine every day' increases breast cancer risk

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan on a report she co-authored that systematically analyzed 119 breast cancer prevention studies

BBC
May 23, 2017

Breast cancer study finds strong links between lifestyle choices and risk

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan on a report she co-authored that systematically analyzed 119 breast cancer prevention studies

Mashable
May 23, 2017

Health buzz: 1 daily drink boosts breast cancer risk

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan on a report she co-authored that systematically analyzed 119 breast cancer prevention studies

U.S. News & World Report
May 23, 2017

More women are living longer with metastatic breast cancer, but questions remain

A study led by the National Cancer Institute and including Fred Hutch found that women with metastatic breast cancer are seeing an improved survival rate across all age groups

Puget Sound Business Journal
May 18, 2017

Women living longer with metastatic breast cancer

Coverage of the continuation of NCI funding for a call center for patients, located at Fred Hutch

Black Health Matters
May 18, 2017

Women with advanced breast cancer are surviving longer, study says

A study led by the National Cancer Institute and including Fred Hutch found that women with metastatic breast cancer are seeing an improved survival rate across all age groups

Washington Post
May 18, 2017

Discussing the latest advances in prostate cancer treatment

Dr. Celesita Higano on early use of chemotherapy, PARP inhibitors and radium-223 as treatment options for prostate cancer

Cure Today
April 07, 2017

As the budget ax looms, who's stepping up for cancer research?

Coverage of the continuation of NCI funding for a call center for patients, located at Fred Hutch

Inside Philanthropy
May 05, 2017

Is Obliteride changing this year?

Column includes information about early registration for Obliteride, Fred Hutch's weekend-long bike ride to raise funds for cancer research

Tacoma News-Tribune
April 07, 2017

Trump's proposed NIH cuts would hit Seattle innovation hard

Coverage of the continuation of NCI funding for a call center for patients, located at Fred Hutch

Puget Sound Business Journal
April 04, 2017

Q&A: Some preclinical promise in using cellular therapy for ovarian cancer

Dr. Kristin Anderson discusses promising findings from an immunotherapy study she presented at the annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting

STAT
April 04, 2017

Q&A: Cancer research leader Nancy Davidson on the innovations of the past decade, and where things are heading next

Profile of Dr. Nancy Davidson, in which she discusses some of the most impactful innovations in cancer research to date and how the field can build on those advances

GeekWire
May 03, 2017

Fred Hutch study: Cancer drug inspired by bacteria could boost immunotherapy treatments

Article covers Dr. Seth Pollack's presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research's annual conference. Pollack's study in patients with sarcoma found a bacteria-inspired drug could help heighten immune response

Puget Sound Business Journal
May 03, 2017

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center receives largest donation

Article about the Bezos family donation of $35 million to Fred Hutch. The donation, the largest ever to Fred Hutch, will be used to draw top researchers and explore new ways to fight cancer

U.S. News & World Report [via Associated Press]
April 01, 2017

Fred Hutch receives $35 million donation, largest ever, from Bezos family

Article about the Bezos family donation of $35 million to Fred Hutch. The donation, the largest ever to Fred Hutch, will be used to draw top researchers and explore new ways to fight cancer.

The Seattle Times
March 30, 2017

Bezos family makes record-breaking $35M donation to Fred Hutch to fund cancer research

Article about the Bezos family's $35 million donation to Fred Hutch

GeekWire
March 30, 2017

Jeff Bezos and family give $35 million to Fred Hutch, its biggest gift ever

Article about the Bezos family donation of $35 million to Fred Hutch. The donation, the largest ever to Fred Hutch, will be used to draw top researchers and explore new ways to fight cancer

Puget Sound Business Journal
March 30, 2017

Bezos family gives Fred Hutch $35 million

Story about the largest ever to Fred Hutch, which will be used to draw top researchers and explore new ways to fight cancer

KOMO-TV
March 30, 2017

Bezos family donates $35 million to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Story about the largest ever to Fred Hutch, which will be used to draw top researchers and explore new ways to fight cancer

KIRO-TV
March 30, 2017

The lifesaving treatment that's being thrown in the trash

Features research co-led by Drs. Filippo Milano and Colleen Delaney into how umbilical cord transplants can treat leukemia

CNN
March 29, 2017

Fred Hutch researcher awarded $3.2M to test novel cancer-zapping radiation treatment

Coverage of a $3.2 million National Cancer Institute grant awarded to Dr. Damian Green to investigate a potential treatment for multiple myeloma

GeekWire
March 28, 2017

Big Climb for leukemia and lymphoma Sunday

Story covers a fundraiser by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society benefiting research at Fred Hutch by Dr. Jerry Radich

KING-TV
March 24, 2017

Most cancer mutations arise from ‘bad luck,’ but many cases still preventable, researchers say

Fred Hutch biostatistician Dr. Ross Prentice comments on a controversial study on the role DNA mutations play in cancer risk. Scientific American also ran this story

STAT
March 23, 2017

More than two-thirds of cancer mutations are due to random DNA copying errors, study says

Dr. Anne McTiernan comments on limitations of a study on the role DNA mutation plays in cancer risk

Washington Post
March 23, 2017

Debate reignites over the contributions of ‘bad luck’ mutations to cancer

Dr. Anne McTiernan weighs in on a risk controversial study on cancer

Science
March 23, 2017

Obliteride: New 100-miler & early-bird rate

Article encourages readers to take advantage of the early-bird registration rate and sign-up for Obliteride, Fred Hutch’s weekend-long bicycling event to raise funds for cancer research

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
March 23, 2017

Does President Trump realize he stands in the way of cancer cures?

Op-ed by Dr. Gary Gilliland on how President Trump's proposed budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health would impact patients and their families, and recent progress in cancer research

Science
March 21, 2017

Common cold can be dangerous after a bone marrow transplant

Coverage of a study by Dr. Michael Boeckh that found the common cold can be dangerous for bone marrow transplant patients. Story also ran in the U.S. News & World Report, Arizona Daily Star, The Post-Star (Glen Falls, NY), Montana Standard, Military News, and several other outlets

HealthDay News
March 21, 2017

Fred Hutch director: ‘People will die’ under Trump’s proposed budget

Radio interview with Dr. Gary Gilliland, hosted by KIRO Radio's Ron and Don, on the negative impact of President Trump's proposed budget cuts to the National Institute of Health

KIRO-FM
March 18, 2017

Beth Caldwell: People like me will die because of these cuts

Story features metastatic breast cancer patient Beth Caldwell who spoke out against President Trump's proposed budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health at a Fred Hutch news conferenceh

KIRO-FM
March 17, 2017

Researchers call Trump’s proposed NIH cuts ‘shocking’

Radio interview with Dr. Gary Gilliland, hosted by KIRO Radio's Ron and Don, on the negative impact of President Trump's proposed budget cuts to the National Institute of Health

Kaiser Health News
March 17, 2017

Nancy Davidson: This is the time for investment, not for retreat

Q&A with Dr. Nancy Davidson, director of the Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutch and outgoing president of the American Association for Cancer Research, on the importance of federal funding to cancer research

KIRO-FM
March 17, 2017

Researchers sound the alarm over Trump’s budget, across the nation and in Seattle

Roundup of statements from leaders in scientific research against President Trump's proposed budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health

GeekWire
March 16, 2017

Fred Hutch director: ‘People will die’ under Trump’s proposed budget

Radio interview with Dr. Gary Gilliland, hosted by KIRO Radio's Ron and Don, on the negative impact of President Trump's proposed budget cuts to the National Institute of Health

KIRO-FM
March 18, 2017

Seattle health leaders say proposed NIH budget cuts are ‘devastating’ and will cost patient lives

Report of local leaders, including Dr. Gary Gilliland, who have raised concerns about the impact of President Trump's proposed budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health on scientific research

Dr. Gary Gilliland
March 16, 2017

UW, Fred Hutch slam Trump’s proposed budget, calling it ‘major step backward’ and ‘indefensible’

Coverage of Dr. Gary Gilliland's statement on President Trump's proposed budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health

The Seattle Times
March 16, 2017

Local researchers progressing on malaria vaccine

Segment features interviews with malaria researcher Dr. Jim Kublin and study participants Molly Perry and Joelle Mumley who took part in a study coordinated by Kublin at the Fred Hutch-based Seattle Malaria Clinical Trials Center

The Seattle Channel
March 16, 2017

This week on "Sunday Morning" (March 12): "Beyond Cancer"sible’

CBS News "Sunday Morning" devoted this week's episode to promising developments in cancer diagnosis, treatment and research, including Dr. Jim Olson's work on Tumor Paint

CBS News
March 12, 2017

Joe Biden asks innovators at SXSW for help with cancer initiative, shouts out Amazon and Fred Hutch

Coverage of a speech at South by Southwest by former Vice President Joe Biden that called out Fred Hutch as a leader in cancer research

GeekWire
March 12, 2017

This lab-in-a-box could make gene therapy less elitist

Article explores Dr. Jennifer Adair's efforts to expand gene therapy beyond costly labs to lower-resource settings, using a machine that is more portable, affordable and user-friendly than existing options

MIT Technology Review
March 08, 2017

For breast cancer survivors, eating soy tied to a longevity boost

Quotes Dr. Marion Neuhouser on a study that found some positive benefits of soy consumption among breast cancer survivors

NPR
March 07, 2017

Intensive therapy increases survival in patients with AML

Coverage of a study presented by Dr. Mohamed Soror indicating that patients with acute myeloid leukemia who received intensive therapy had higher 2-year survival rates than patients treated with non-intensive therapy

HemOnc Today
March 07, 2017

A new genetic tool maps how deadly viruses spread around the world in real time

Article explains a new genetic tool, Nexstrain, for which creators Drs. Trevor Bedford and Richard Neher were awarded the inaugural Open Science Prize by the National Institutes of Health, Wellcome Trust and Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Quartz
February 28, 2017

Open-source project uses genetic data from viruses to help scientists track outbreaks in real time

Coverage of Open Science Prize, awarded to Drs. Trevor Bedford and Richard Neher

GeekWire
February 28, 2017

Fred Hutch researcher aims to cure HIV with 'ninja warrior' cells

Profile of Dr. Larry Corey and his research on how immunotherapy could be used to attack HIV and other viruses

Puget Sound Business Journal
February 28, 2017

Cancer: New way of tracking rare T cells should improve immunotherapy

Follows a study by Dr. Aude Chapuis and collaborators using a technique akin to barcoding to identify which T cells deliver the largest anti-cancer punch

Medical News Today
February 27, 2017

Fred Hutch study discovers rare set of cells that are highly effective at fighting cancer

Follows a study by Dr. Aude Chapuis and collaborators using a technique akin to barcoding to identify which T cells deliver the largest anti-cancer punch

GeekWire
February 24, 2017

Exercise reduces death from breast cancer relapse by 40 per cent

Article on breast cancer and exercise study quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan

Medical News Today
February 21, 2017

Washington state’s life science industry sheds 3% of jobs, as new study calls for revival of state support

Article covers a report issued by the Washington Life Science & Global Health Advisory Council showing a downturn in the sector's job growth, and mentions Fred Hutch and other leaders in the industry

GeekWire
February 16, 2017

Culture: Cultivate the muse

Article explores how creative writing can enrich scientists' lives. Dr. Anne McTiernan's recent memoir is discussed as an example of how some researchers "weave their work into their writing"

Nature
February 15, 2017

How Fred Hutch is accelerating its mission to cure cancer

Puget Sound Business Journal awarded Fred Hutch 'Innovator of the Year.' The accompanying story features interviews with Drs. Gary Gilliland and Fred Appelbaum and Niki Robinson

Puget Sound Business Journal
February 14, 2017

A comprehensive guide to the many skybridges across Seattle

A list of Seattle's skybridges that includes structures connecting several buildings on Fred Hutch's campus

Seattle Refined
February 14, 2017

Inside Nohla Therapeutics' new Seattle biotech lab as Gov. Jay Inslee geeks out on science

Article covers opening of new facilities at Fred Hutch spinoff Nohla Therapeutics

GeekWire
February 09, 2017

Fred Hutch lab will lead Biden Cancer Moonshot project, aimed at more effectively matching patients to treatments

Article about an effort led by Dr. Amanda Paulovich and her lab to develop protein tests that could match cancer patients to the most effective treatment

GeekWire
February 06, 2017

Losing weight can reduce cancer risk, researchers say

A list of Seattle's skybridges that includes structures connecting several buildings on Fred Hutch's campus

WBBM-TV
February 04, 2017

A comprehensive guide to the many skybridges across Seattle

A list of Seattle's skybridges that includes structures connecting several buildings on Fred Hutch's campus

Seattle Refined
February 14, 2017

Fat shaming tied to increased risk of metabolic problems

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan of Fred Hutch about the importance of treating a patient's number on the scale as a measure of health risk, just like blood pressure

Reuters Health
February 02, 2017

Who's ordering tests and imaging for breast cancer survivors?

Julia Walker, a member of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, is quoted explaining a study looking into why breast cancer patients may be receiving biomarker testing or imaging that doesn't adhere to recommendations

Medscape
February 01, 2017

Diabetic pitcher for Marlins wins national honor

Article about Miami Marlins' Hutch Award winner Dustin McGowan, a diabetes advocate

Miami Herald
January 20, 2017

Could immunotherapy cure HIV? $2.6M grant will help Fred Hutch researcher find out

Article about a $2.6 million grant from Gilead Sciences to Dr. Larry Corey for HIV-cure research

GeekWire
January 20, 2017

Health effects of fish oil: Where do we stand?

Article mentions a Fred Hutch study that found a link between fish oil supplement consumption and an increased risk of prostate cancer

CNN
January 19, 2017

Fred Hutch study: Biotech company's new genetic data system could advance cancer research

Article about a new study co-led by Dr. Jason Bielas at Fred Hutch regarding new technology he developed in collaboration with 10x Genomics that allows scientists to examine gene-expression data from cells on an individual level and gather data from a huge collection of cells to examine trends and patterns across the entire blood sample

GeekWire
January 17, 2017

Food, body image, and self worth with a nutrition doctor

Interview with Dr. Anne McTiernan, a cancer prevention researcher at Fred Hutch who recently wrote a memoir, "Starved: A Nutrition Doctor's Journey from Empty to Full," about her early-childhood of neglect and near-starvation and how she overcame these obstacles to become a leading nutrition researcher

KUOW-FM
January 17, 2017

Many women tune out mammogram confusion

Quotes Dr. Ruth Etzioni about a recent study out of Denmark that suggests one in three breast cancers found through mammography are "overdiagnosed," meaning they are non-life-threatening and may not need treatment

USA Today
January 13, 2017

Ancient origins of retroviruses

Quotes Dr. Michael Emerman about the evolution of retroviruses over the past 450 million years

The Scientist
January 12, 2017

Ancient retroviruses emerged half a billion years ago

Dr. Michael Emerman comments on a study indicating that foamy viruses may have evolved half a billion years ago, much earlier than was previously thought

Scientific American
January 10, 2017

Ancient retroviruses emerged half a billion years ago

Dr. Michael Emerman comments on a study indicating that foamy viruses may have evolved half a billion years ago, much earlier than was previously thought

Nature
January 10, 2017

Microsoft pioneer Ric Weiland's huge bequest changed science, society

Article about late Seattle philanthropist Ric Weiland prominently mentions his support of HIV research at Fred Hutch, where researchers in the laboratory of Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem are working on a gene-editing approach to prevent HIV from entering cells

The Seattle Times
January 07, 2017

Change of scenery: Sound Effect, Episode 80

Radio program explores how virologist Dr. Maxine Linial experienced a change of perspective several years ago when she lost her sight

KNKX-FM
January 07, 2017

Halozyme's pancreatic cancer drug succeeds in mid-stage trial

Dr. Sunil Hingorani, principal investigator of a trial for pancreatic cancer drug PEGPH20, is quoted on recent clinical trial results

Medscape
January 06, 2017

PEGPH20 extends PFS in advanced pancreatic cancer

Dr. Sunil Hingorani, principal investigator of a trial for pancreatic cancer drug PEGPH20, is quotes on recent clinical trial results

HemOnc Today
January 05, 2017

Volunteers get bit to test new strategy for malaria vaccine

Story covers a study co-authored by Dr. Jim Kublin and researchers at the Center for Infectious Disease Research that found genetically engineered malaria parasites could be a promising approach to developing a malaria vaccineh

Associated Press
January 04, 2017

A genetically modified malaria vaccine has passed an important hurdle

A study co-authored by Dr. Jim Kublin and researchers at the Center for Infectious Disease Research found a promising approach to developing a malaria vaccine

MIT Technology Review
January 04, 2017

Mosquitoes are the new syringe? Seattle lab nibbles at malaria vaccine

A study co-authored by Dr. Jim Kublin and researchers at the Center for Infectious Disease Research found a promising approach to developing a malaria vaccine

The Seattle Times
January 04, 2017

New vaccine candidate could be the next step toward eliminating malaria

A study co-authored by Dr. Jim Kublin and researchers at the Center for Infectious Disease Research found a promising new approach to developing a malaria vaccine

Puget Sound Business Journal
January 04, 2017

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center opens immunotherapy clinic

Interview with newly-opened Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic medical director Dr. David Maloney

HemOnc Today
January 04, 2017

Study: Genetically engineered malaria vaccine could be a breakthrough in fighting deadly disease

A study co-authored by Dr. Jim Kublin and Center for Infectious Disease Research investigator Dr. Stefan Kappe found a promising approach to developing a malaria vaccine

GeekWire
January 04, 2017

Fred Hutch announces $1M in grants to commercialize cutting-edge cancer and HIV research

Article covers Fred Hutch's Evergreen Fund, a $1 million fund to support the commercialization of lifesaving research

GeekWire
December 26, 2016

A new urgency to protect survivors of childhood cancer

Article explores efforts to track the long-term effects of treatment for childhood cancers, including a study led by Dr. Eric Chow that looks at effectiveness of a drug to prevent later heart damage in childhood cancer survivors

The Washington Post
December 25, 2016

The good fight: Local trailblazers lead the way in HIV/AIDS research, medicine and education

Story profiles the work of Dr. Larry Corey, virologist and Fred Hutch president and director emeritus, and Michael Louella, community advisory board coordinator for defeatHIV

425 Magazine
December 19, 2016

Cancer cells spread way earlier than thought, seeding metastases that cause most deaths

Article quotes Fred Hutch's Dr. Cyrus Ghajar, who co-authored a Nature commentary about a new study that found cancer cells are able to spread from a primary tumor to distant sites much earlier than previously thought

STAT
December 14, 2016

Fred Hutch's new Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic could change the game for cancer treatment

Coverage of official opening of the Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance quotes Dr. David Maloney, medical director of the new clinic

GeekWire
December 10, 2016

Q&A: What Washington state can teach DC about public health collaboration

Article explores Washington state's global health industry, which includes Fred Hutch, whose Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division researches HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases.

Devex
December 08, 2016

Study: Test for rare skin cancer could save lives with early detection

Coverage of a new skin cancer test pioneered by Dr. Paul Nghiem and developed by researchers at Fred Hutch and the University of Washington

GeekWire
December 07, 2016

Fred Hutch research shows immunotherapy could prevent leukemia patients from relapsing

Coverage of the immunotherapy research of Drs. Aude Chapuis, Phil Greenberg and Dan Egan that is showing promising initial results in patients with acute myeloid leukemia

GeekWire
December 05, 2016

The Hutch Holiday Gala raises $13.4 million for pediatric cancer research

Coverage of 41st annual Hutch Holiday Gala quotes featured speaker Dr. Jim Olson, a pediatric oncologist

Puget Sound Business Journal
December 05, 2016

Can CAR-T cancer treatments be fine-tuned to avoid toxic side effects?

Coverage of findings presented by Hutch scientists at the annual American Society of Hematology meeting in San Diego

FierceBiotech
December 05, 2016

CAR T-cell immunotherapy proves a plus in treatment-resistant chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Coverage of promising immunotherapy research presented by Dr. Cameron Turtle at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology in San Diego, California

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
December 05, 2016

Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Julie Overbaugh receives prestigious Nature award for mentoring in science

Fred Hutch HIV researcher Dr. Julie Overbaugh receives lifetime Nature Award for Mentoring in Science

GeekWire
December 01, 2016

50 things Seattle gave the world

List of Seattle-based innovations includes Fred Hutch's Dr. E. Donnall Thomas pioneering the bone marrow transplant

Seattle Magazine
November 30, 2016

Summer project turns into leukemia testing breakthrough

Article covers an affordable, easy-to-use diagnostic test for chronic myeloid leukemia and quotes Dr. Jerald Radich on how the effort began through a summer project for high school and college students in his lab

The New York Times
November 28, 2016

Will CAR T cells always be reserved for late lines of therapy?

Point/counterpoint co-authored by Dr. Ryan D. Cassaday regarding the potential of CAR T cell therapy for B-cell malignancies

Healio
November 25, 2016

Many Medicare cancer patients hit by high out-of-pocket costs

Quotes Fred Hutch health care economist Dr. Scott Ramsey about a Johns Hopkins study that found cancer patients with only Medicare coverage face steep out-of-pocket costs

The Washington Post
November 23, 2016

For a healthy diet, be choosy about your cheese

Quotes Fred Hutch nutritional epidemiologist Dr. Marian Neuhouser

The Washington Post
November 23, 2016

This app could triple a smoker's chance of quitting, new study finds

Article about a study of an app developed by Dr. Jonathan Bricker and 2Morrow that found it could up to triple a smoker's chances of quitting

GeekWire
November 18, 2016

A new clinic focused on cancer immunotherapy (podcast)

Podcast interview with Dr. David Maloney about the new Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
November 17, 2016

Fred Hutch doctor receives prestigious American Cancer Society grant

Coverage of an award to physician-scientist Dr. Stan Riddell for his immunotherapy research

Puget Sound Business Journal
November 10, 2016

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center names executive VP

Article about the appointment of Dr. Bruce Clurman as Fred Hutch's new executive vice president and deputy director

Healio/HemOnc Today
November 08, 2016

Differences in risk factor estimates for prostate cancer

Coverage of a prostate cancer study by Drs. Catherine Tangen and colleagues that was published recently in the Journal of Clinical Oncology

Doctors Lounge (from HealthDay News)
November 03, 2016

An inside look at the labs where doctors intentionally infect people with malaria

Article about the quest to develop a malaria vaccine mentions Dr. Jim Kublin, medical director of the Malaria Clinical Trials Center and an investigator at Fred Hutch

Business Insider
November 03, 2016

Patching desktops and wrangling genomes: Meet the pioneering CIO who’s bringing the fight to cancer at Fred Hutch

List of Seattle-based innovations includes Fred Hutch's Dr. E. Donnall Thomas pioneering the bone marrow transplant

GeekWire
November 02, 2016

Financial toxicity: 1 in 3 cancer patients have to turn to friends or family to pay for care

Opinion piece by Drs. Scott Ramsey and Veena Shankaran of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research

Seattle Magazine
November 02, 2016

Seattle cancer center bets big on experimental T-cell immunotherapy

Quotes Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutch; and Dr. David Maloney, medical director of the Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic, which recently opened at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

The Washington Post
November 01, 2016

Bezos family lends name to new Fred Hutch immunotherapy clinic

Article about today's announcement of Fred Hutch's new, state-of-the-art immunotherapy clinic named after Seattle's Bezos family, which has donated $30 million for immunotherapy research at the Hutch

The Seattle Times
November 01, 2016

Fred Hutch unveils first-of-its-kind immunotherapy clinic, named after Bezos family

Quotes Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland

GeekWire
November 01, 2016

The future belongs to the curious

Coverage of Cornell University lecture by Fred Hutch structural biologist Dr. Barry Stoddard regarding the undeniable importance of curiosity in research

Seattle Magazine
November 30, 2016

Blue Nile CEO is 9 years cancer-free and the top fundraiser for Fred Hutch's Obliteride

Profile of Blue Nile CEO Harvey Kanter, who rides in the Fred Hutch Obliteride bicycling fundraiser every year to support cancer research; this year he was the largest single fundraiser, bringing in more than $51,000

Puget Sound Business Journal
October 28, 2016

Searching the human immune system for clues to cancer

List of Seattle-based innovations includes Fred Hutch's Dr. E. Donnall Thomas pioneering the bone marrow transplant

MIT Technology Review
October 26, 2016

Private struggle: Why some with breast cancer patients keep it to themselves

Quotes Dr. Jesse Fann, director of psychiatry and psychology services at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, the treatment arm of Fred Hutch; as well as Dr. Bart Scott, a clinical researcher at Fred Hutch, about women with breast cancer, particularly those with stage 4 disease, who choose to keep their cancer diagnosis private

CBS News
October 25, 2016

Fred Hutch team wants to move clean-room gene therapy to tabletop

Coverage of a new study by Dr. Jennifer Adair published today in Nature Communications regarding her development of "gene therapy in a box"

Xconomy
October 20, 2016

Cutting calories may dial back 'metabolic syndrome' in older adults

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan about a study that found adding calorie restriction to a resistance training schedule improves metabolism in overweight and obese older men and women

Reuters Health
October 20, 2016

How scorpion venom is helping doctors treat cancer

List of Seattle-based innovations includes Fred Hutch's Dr. E. Donnall Thomas pioneering the bone marrow transplant

Smithsonian
October 19, 2016

Fred Hutch's Obliteride announces $2.4M raised by bikers this year, more than $9M in four years

Recently released fundraising amount was announced at an event for Obliteride participants and supporters

Puget Sound Business Journal
October 19, 2016

Genetic fossil-hunters dig through HIV's long history for clues to new treatments

Article about paleovirology quotes Dr. Harmit Malik, an evolutionary geneticist at Fred Hutch

STAT
October 18, 2016

No link between breast cancer and night shift work?

Quotes Fred Hutch public health researcher Dr. Parveen Bhatti about the link between shift work and cancer risk

Medscape
October 17, 2016

Davidson moves to Seattle cancer consortium

Q&A with Dr. Nancy Davidson, in incoming director of clinical oncology for the Fred Hutch/UW Cancer Consortium

The Cancer Letter
October 14, 2016

Safety concerns blight promising cancer therapy

Article quotes Dr. Stan Riddell, immunologist at Fred Hutch, on a method his lab uses to sort and blend T cells in defined proportions

Nature
October 12, 2016

For the very ill, legally ending life is increasingly costly

Quotes Dr. Veena Shankaran about a JAMA Oncology paper she co-authored regarding the high cost of medications that people with terminal illnesses may legally use to end their lives under Washington state's Death With Dignity Act

Reuters Health
October 11, 2016

Breast-cancer expert to lead Fred Hutch/UW consortium

Accouncement that Dr. Nancy Davidson, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, has been named executive director of the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium

The Seattle Times
October 10, 2016

Novel study of pancreatic cancer aims to give patients more treatment options

Quotes Fred Hutch's Dr. Sunil Hingorani, who is leading one of 12 "Precision Promise" clinical trial sites nationwide to test personalized treatments for pancreatic cancer

STAT
October 04, 2016

Cancer patients and survivors can have trouble with intimacy

Quotes Fred Hutch cancer survivorship expert Dr. Karen Syrjala

USA Today
October 03, 2016

Cancer immunotherapy is moving fast. Here's what you need to know.

Article exploring the latest immunotherapy research quotes Dr. Phil Greenberg, head of immunology at Fred Hutch

The Washington Post
September 28, 2016

From CAR Ts to checkpoints, here's what's coming in immuno-oncology

Dr. Phil Greenberg, head of immunology at Fred Hutch, comments on the promise and challenges of CAR-T therapy

Forbes
September 27, 2016

Your bra could kill you -- and other breast cancer myths busted

Mentions a Fred Hutch study that refuted a link between bra-wearing and increased breast cancer risk

The Guardian (U.K.)
September 26, 2016

Beware the hype: Top scientists cautious about fighting cancer with immunotherapy

Quotes Dr. Phil Greenberg, head of the Immunology Program at Fred Hutch, who spoke at the Second International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference in New York City

STAT
September 25, 2016

Physicians and physicists join forces to fight pancreatic cancer

Quotes Dr. Harlan Robins, a computational biologist at the Hutch who is part of a Stand Up To Cancer Dream Team in pancreatic cancer research, in which experts from disparate fields converge to pool their skills and knowledge

The Wall Street Journal
September 25, 2016

Cross-border conference yields cancer partnership, innovation plan

Interview with Dr. Gary Gilliland, Fred Hutch president and director, about a new agreement between the Hutch and the BC Cancer Agency to speed the development of new cancer treatments

KUOW-FM
September 21, 2016

Marking 20 years of STEM education at TAF, and planning for 20 more

Article about the Technology Access Foundation's 20th anniversary quotes Dr. Beverly Torok-Storb about how for the past seven years the Hutch has hosted TAF students during the academic year and for summer internships

Xconomy
September 20, 2016

Fred Hutch, UW researchers help expand data sharing nationally

Article about how Fred Hutch's Dr. Amanda Paulovich, together with colleague Jeff Whiteaker and University of Washington's Andy Hoofnagle, are creating a new portal to allow researchers to share data so they can better understand how diseases work and are detected

Puget Sound Business Journal
September 19, 2016

Cancer immunotherapy is moving fast. Here's what you need to know.

Article exploring the latest immunotherapy research quotes Dr. Phil Greenberg, head of immunology at Fred Hutch

The Washington Post
September 28, 2016

In praise of Henrietta Lacks

Article about Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland's visit to Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School during his visit to Vancouver, Washington, to speak at the Columbia River Economic Development Council's fall luncheon

The Columbian
September 19, 2016

Fred Hutch scientist loses her sight but not her vision

Interview with Fred Hutch Basic Sciences Division researcher Dr. Maxine Linial, who lost her sight five years ago in a car-pedestrian accident but continues to pursue her virology research

KNKX-FM
September 17, 2016

Reviewers rule: Strategies for faculty advancement

Quotes Dr. Karen Peterson, director of the Office of Career Development at Fred Hutch, about strategies for advancing in academia, such as developing skills in reviewing grant proposals

Science magazine
September 15, 2016

New study: cancer-fighting benefits of cord blood transplants

Interview with cord blood transplant patient Crystal Day and her Fred Hutch physician, Dr. Filippo Milano

KING-TV
September 09, 2016

A new cancer immunotherapy leads to remissions

Coverage on a small immunotherapy study led by Dr. Cameron Turtle that reported encouraging results among people with advanced non-Hodgkin lymphoma also quoted colleague Dr. Stan Riddell

TIME
September 08, 2016

Better outcomes with bone marrow versus peripheral blood

Quotes Dr. Stephanie Lee about her research comparing the effectiveness of transplanting stem cells from bone marrow versus peripheral blood

Medscape
September 08, 2016

Cord-blood transplants a boon for patients with deadly cancers

Article about new Fred Hutch cord blood transplant research findings quotes study authors Drs. Filippo Milano and Colleen Delaney, as well as patient Crystal Day

The Seattle Times
September 07, 2016

There's hope for blood cancers, and it comes from umbilical cords

Article about umbilical cord blood transplantation quotes Fred Hutch's Dr. Colleen Delaney about how the procedure provides a tissue match in 99 percent of patients who otherwise couldn't find a donor

The Washington Post
September 05, 2016

A father and a son, a cause and a mountain

Article by Climb to Fight Cancer participant Ken Wiseman, whose team raised $30,000 for research at the Hutch

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal
September 04, 2016

Is cocoa good for you? New study may settle it

Fred Hutch and Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital are recruiting older men and women for a nationwide study looking at the effects of cocoa on the heart and brain

CBS News
August 31, 2016

Diversity, funding, and grassroots organizing

Article by Biswajit "Bish" Paul, a graduate research assistant at Fred Hutch, on the relationship between funding restrictions and the lack of diversity in science

Science
August 31, 2016

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center puts the artistry of science on display

Preview of art walk featuring scientific images by Fred Hutch researchers

GeekWire
August 24, 2016

Immunotherapy can treat HIV, new study claims

Article quotes Dr. Larry Corey on how advances in using T-cell therapy to treat cancer could be relevant for HIV cure research

The Standard
August 19, 2016

Study finds surprising link between cancer and mental health

Segment on a Swedish study that found a correlation between cancer and depression included comments from Fred Hutch cancer survivorship expert Dr. Karen Syrjala, who was not involved in the study

KOMO-TV
August 15, 2016

Obliteride raises more than $1 million to fight cancer

Slideshow about this year's fourth annual Obliteride bicycle fundraiser for Fred Hutch, which raised more than $1 million for cancer research

The Seattle Times
August 14, 2016

8 questions with an expert: Urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction after prostate cancer

Q&A with Dr. Celestia "Tia" Higano, a prostate cancer clinician and researcher at Fred Hutch and the University of Washington

Cure
August 10, 2016

How much exercise do you need to prevent heart disease, cancer?

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan about new research that suggests to reduce the risk of certain cancers, heart disease, diabetes and stroke, people should get five to six times more physical activity than is currently recommended by the World Health Organization

TODAY
August 09, 2016

In cancer, it's back to the future as old treatments make cutting-edge ones more effective

Article about the synergy between traditional cancer treatments and cutting-edge immunotherapy quotes Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutch

STAT
August 04, 2016

Man cured, then uncured, of HIV speaks on Fred Hutch panel

HIV patient Gary Steinkohl and the researcher behind his treatment, Dr. Timothy Henrich held a Q&A hosted at Fred Hutch regarding his experience in a clinical trial that seemingly cured HIV in his body. Seven months later, the virus returned.

KING-TV
August 04, 2016

Immunotherapy: Harnessing your body's own defenses

As part of the Path for Breakthrough series with Robin Roberts, this segment features Dr. Phil Greenberg, Head of Immunology in the clinical research division and how immunotherapy reduces suffering while fighting cancer cells in the body

WebMD
August 02, 2016

Only one person has been cured of AIDS — can we do it again?

Quotes staff scientist Chris Peterson on promising research involving genetically engineered stem cells in the monkey version of HIV, known as SHIV

BuzzFeed
July 20, 2016

This ring can help stop the spread of HIV in women

Quotes Elizabeth Brown from the vaccine and infectious disease division on her study on women using vaginal rings to prevent HIV infection. Brown's research follows the larger ASPIRE study that tested the monthly ring

WIRED
July 18, 2016

How vaginal bacteria could be stoking HIV cases and blocking prevention

Quotes Dr. David Fredricks, a microbiologist at the Hutch, in an article about how the vaginal microbiome might contribute to HIV risk

PBS Newshour
July 18, 2016

The elusive HIV vaccine: how Seattle scientists' frustration is turning to hope

Second in a two-part series about Fred Hutch's HIV vaccine research in South Africa quotes Dr. Larry Corey and Julie McElrath, among others

The Seattle Times
July 18, 2016

Weight loss reduces cancer-associated protein levels

Quotes Dr. Catherine Duggan about her research

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
July 18, 2016

'We have only one shot': Fred Hutch's quest to wipe out AIDS in South Africa

First in a two-part series about Fred Hutch's HIV vaccine research in South Africa

The Seattle Times
July 15, 2016

Weight loss might reduce cancer risk: study

Coverage of a study by Drs. Catherine Duggan and Anne McTiernan published today in the journal Cancer Research

HealthDay
July 14, 2016

The elusive HIV vaccine: how Seattle scientists' frustration is turning to hope

Second in a two-part series about Fred Hutch's HIV vaccine research in South Africa quotes Dr. Larry Corey and Julie McElrath, among others

The Seattle Times
July 18, 2016

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella raises his community profile

Article quotes new Fred Hutch board member, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, among others

The Seattle Times
July 11, 2016

Amazon, Microsoft execs named to board of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Quotes Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutch, about today's appointment of five new board members

The Seattle Times
July 11, 2016

Leading researchers recommend major change in prostate cancer treatment

Coverage of paper by Dr. Peter Nelson and colleagues

The Washington Post
July 06, 2016

A new genetic test can spot aggressive prostate cancer

Quotes Dr. Peter Nelson and colleagues about the clinical implications of a paper of theirs published in The New England Journal of Medicine

TIME
July 06, 2016

Breast cancer survivors not always clear about follow up care

Quotes Dr. Gary Lyman, co-director of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research about confusion among breast cancer patients about follow-up care

Fox News (from Reuters)
July 05, 2016

Biotech's coming cancer cure

Article follows the latest immunotherapy approaches, including T-cell therapies pioneered by Fred Hutch, Juno Therapeutics and Seattle Children's Hospital

MIT Technology Review
July 01, 2016

Inspired innovation at Fred Hutch

Profile of Dr. Jim Olson, a pediatric neuro-oncologist at Fred Hutch whose lab focuses on developing drugs derived from natural compounds made by plants and animals to treat cancer and other diseases, from Alzheimer's to arthritis

Seattle Business
July 01, 2016

Cancer moonshot: My kid died of cancer, others don't have to

Coverage of moonshot summit at Fred Hutch quotes speaker Matthew Trunnell, chief information officer

SeattlePI.com
June 30, 2016

Could the fast-acting immune systems of babies pave the way to a HIV vaccine?

Quotes Dr. Julie Overbaugh about her research

International Business Times
June 28, 2016

Study linking college education with brain tumor risk raises many questions

Quotes Fred Hutch brain cancer expert Dr. Eric Holland

CBS News
June 21, 2016

The re-animators: How scientists are bringing people back from the dead

Article prominently features the suspended animation research of Dr. Mark Roth

Popular Science
June 21, 2016

The 2nd most-common killer of men -- and how you can avoid it

Quotes Fred Hutch lung cancer expert Dr. David Madtes about certain professions that are associated with an increased risk of the disease, such as construction, plumbing and roofing

Men's Health
June 18, 2016

Giant colon goes on tour to promote cancer awareness

Story examines whether inflatable colons are successful tools for increasing cancer awareness and improving the rate of colon cancer testing among adults, referencing a recent Fred Hutch study on the topic

The Wall Street Journal
June 13, 2016

Immunotherapy Q&A session with Aude G. Chapuis, M.D.

Q&A with Fred Hutch immunotherapy researcher Dr. Aude Chapuis

Cancer Therapy Advisor
June 02, 2016

Cancer therapy re-engineers cells to hunt and destroy

Quotes Fred Hutch immunotherapy researcher Dr. David Maloney

Financial Times
June 02, 2016

Legacies that save lives: Washington Life Science Hall of Fame gets first members

Six medical pioneers inducted into newly created Washington Life Science Hall of Fame include Fred Hutch's Dr. Don Thomas and his wife, Dottie, the "father and mother of bone marrow transplantation"

GeekWire
June 01, 2016

It's an 'exciting time' for cancer research

Article about a Fred Hutch immunotherapy patient whose late-stage malignant melanoma has been in remission for five years

The Independent (U.K.)
May 31, 2016

How we got here: Marie Bleakley and Soheil Meshinchi of Fred Hutchinson Research

Q&A with Fred Hutch pediatric oncologists Drs. Marie Bleakley and Soheil Meshinchi

Seattle Met
May 30, 2016

$2.5 million grant awarded for childhood obesity study in Lower Valley

Coverage of a $2.5 million grant to Dr. Linda Ko and colleagues at Fred Hutch to study and prevent childhood obesity in the Lower Yakima Valley

KIMA-TV.com
May 27, 2016

As Skyline boy battles brain tumor, big sister rallies to raise money for research

Story about Sam Taylor, a pediatric brain cancer patient whose sister is raising money for cancer research at Fred Hutch

KOMONews.com
May 26, 2016

Cancer deaths rose during the recession. But why?

Quotes Fred Hutch health economist Dr. Scott Ramsey

The Washington Post
May 26, 2016

Value in cancer care must 'start with patients, not dollars'

Quotes Dr. Gary Lyman, co-director of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research

HemOnc Today
May 25, 2016

Working Geek: Fred Hutch commercialization lead Nicole Robinson is 'a scientific matchmaker'

Q&A with Nicole "Nikki" Robinson, vice president of Industry Relations and Business Development at Fred Hutch

GeekWire
May 25, 2016

In menopausal women, phone-based cognitive behavioral intervention reduces insomnia, helps with hot flashes

Coverage of a study by Dr. Katherine Guthrie of Fred Hutch and Dr. Susan McCurry of the University of Washington School of Nursing, published recently in JAMA Internal Medicine

Sleep Review
May 24, 2016

New HIV vaccine trial aims to build on earlier modest success

Article covers upcoming HIV Vaccine Trials Network large-scale trial, set to begin later this year, and quotes Dr. Larry Corey, president and director emeritus at Fred Hutch and principal investigator of the HVTN

Reuters
May 20, 2016

Get moving to lower cancer risk

Dr. Anne McTiernan was interviewed about a recent study regarding the link between exercise and cancer prevention

KOMO News
May 19, 2016

In pursuit of an HIV vaccine and the AIDS-free generation

Editorial by Fred Hutch HIV vaccine researcher and Director Emeritus Dr. Larry Corey and Nobel laureate Dr. David Baltimore of the California Institute of Technology

Forbes
May 17, 2016

New reasons why you should keep a food journal

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan about the health benefits of keeping a food journal; the article mentioned that her own research has found that women most adherent in tracking their daily food intake lost an average of 13 percent of their starting body weight as compared to an 8 percent weight loss for women who didn't journal consistently

The Wall Street Journal
May 16, 2016

Federal grant will help battle childhood obesity

Coverage of a $2.5 million grant to Dr. Linda Ko of Fred Hutch to study and prevent childhood obesity in the Lower Yakima Valley

Daily Sun News
May 13, 2016

In praise of oncologists

Letter to the editor gives kudos to oncology researchers at Fred Hutch for their lifesaving work

The Spokesman-Review
May 10, 2016

New FDA e-cigarette rules leave local fans, foes sharply divided

Quotes Dr. Jonathan Bricker, a smoking-cessation expert at Fred Hutch

The Seattle Times
May 05, 2016

Mental health disorders common even before cancer

Quotes Dr. Karen Syrjala, director of Biobehavioral Sciences, about the link between cancer diagnosis and mental health disorders

Medscape Oncology
May 05, 2016

5 questions with Knight Cancer's Steve Stadum, who is heading to the Hutch

Q&A with Steve Stadum, who is leaving Oregon Health & Science University to become Fred Hutch's new chief operating officer starting July 5

Portland Business Journal
May 02, 2016

People in research: Dr. Jonathan Bricker wants to help people quit smoking

Profile of Hutch smoking-cessation researcher Dr. Jonathan Bricker

Puget Sound Business Journal
April 29, 2016

Knight Cancer Institute exec takes job at Fred Hutchinson

Announcement about Fred Hutch's new chief operating officer, Steve Stadum, quotes President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland about the new hire

The Oregonian
April 29, 2016

Drinking, weight gain and processed meats could raise stomach cancer risk

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan about newly reported risk factors for stomach cancer

The Fix
April 28, 2016

New twist on T-cell therapy puts leukemia patients in remission

Quotes Hutch immunotherapy researcher Dr. David Maloney about promising new clinical trial results published today reporting 27 out of 29 leukemia patients having no detectable signs of disease

The Seattle Times
May 25, 2016

Fred Hutch, nonprofit Gay City work to remove barriers to HIV testing in trans community

Article about Fred Hutch's Health Disparities Research Program's grant writing workshops for community organizations, including Gay City, which was among three local nonprofits to receive $7,500 in funding from the Hutch

Puget Sound Business Journal
April 21, 2016

Should you eat more full-fat dairy?

Quotes Dr. Mario Kratz of the Public Health Sciences Division

Huffington Post
May 21, 2016

Fighting cancer with killer T-cells: 5 developments to watch

Article about advances in immunotherapy mentions the research of Fred Hutch's Dr. Phil Greenberg as well as spinoff biotech company Juno Therapeutics

Forbes
May 21, 2016

Cancer: The final frontier

Article about the cancer moonshot and immunotherapy mentions Drs. Paul Nghiem and Shailender Bhatia, who are part of the Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network, which is based at Fred Hutch

The Atlantic
May 21, 2016

Santa Clarita Valley father, son team join the Climb to Fight Cancer

Article about a Los Angeles-area father and son participating in Fred Hutch's Climb to Fight Cancer research fundraiser

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal
April 20, 2016

Latest progress in precision prevention of colorectal cancer

Coverage of findings by Drs. Li Hsu and Ulrike "Riki" Peters at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in New Orleans

Med India
April 19, 2016

The list of cancers being taken down by immunotherapy keeps growing

Coverage of Merkel cell carcinoma immunotherapy research presented today by Dr. Paul Nghiem at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in New Orleans also includes an interview with one of his patients, Stan Collender

The Washington Post
April 19, 2016

N.D. man accepted into clinical trial for leukemia treatment

Profile of Fred Hutch leukemia patient Matt Jahner of Bismarck, North Dakota quotes his physician, Dr. Cameron Turtle, about his immunotherapy treatment

The Bismarck Tribune (North Dakota)
April 18, 2016

She wouldn't be denied

Profile of Fred Hutch immunotherapy patient Stephanie Florence

Associated Press (from The Washington Times)
April 16, 2016

How to choose the healthiest fish

Quotes Fred Hutch nutrition researcher Dr. Marian Neuhouser about the health benefits of omega 3s found in foods such as fish

Yahoo! News (from Consumer Reports)
April 16, 2016

Adapted therapy boosts survival in advanced Hodgkin

Coverage of new research by Dr. Oliver Press, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology

Medpage Today
April 14, 2016

Cocktails for cancer with a measure of immunotherapy

Article about the next frontier in cancer immunotherapy quotes Dr. Martin "Mac" Cheever, a cancer immunologist at Fred Hutch

Nature
April 13, 2016

Tackling the financial toll of cancer, one patient at a time

Quotes Fred Hutch health economist Dr. Scott Ramsey

The Washington Post
April 09, 2016

Seattle visit sparks effort to snuff China's smoking habit -- with an app

Article about Fred Hutch smoking-cessation researcher Dr. Jonathan Bricker and his collaboration with researchers at the University of Beijing to bring quit-smoking apps to people in China, where 315 million light up regularly and more than 1 million die from the habit each year

The Seattle Times
April 09, 2016

For some top nonprofits, changing the world begins in Seattle

Article about Seattle global health nonprofits mentions Fred Hutch among other leading research institutes in the South Lake Union area

The New York Times
April 08, 2016

The burden of cancer isn't just cancer

Article about the financial toxicity of cancer quotes Fred Hutch health economist Dr. Scott Ramsey, whose research has found that people with cancer are 2.65 times more likely to file for bankruptcy that those without cancer

The Washington Post
April 07, 2016

NCCN takes new look at vulvar cancer

Coverage of a presentation by Dr. Wui-Jin Koh, a radiation oncologist at Fred Hutch and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance about the shift toward less radical surgery for patients with vulvar cancer, which is extremely rare

Medscape Medical News
April 06, 2016

Socioeconomics affect participation in cancer clinical trials

Coverage of a recent JAMA Oncology paper by Dr. Joseph Unger

HemOnc Today
April 05, 2016

What if your immune system could be taught to kill cancer?

Cover story features the lifesaving immunotherapy research of Fred Hutch's Drs. David Maloney, Cameron Turtle and Stan Riddell, among others, and profiles immunotherapy patient Stephanie Florence, whose lymphoma was put into long-term remission

TIME
April 04, 2016

Crossing over: How science is redefining life and death

Article quotes Fred Hutch's Dr. Mark Roth about his research into metabolic flexibility and suspended animation

National Geographic
April 01, 2016

Why vitamin E is dangerous for your prostate health

Quotes Dr. Alan Kristal of the Public Health Sciences Division

Newsmax
March 31, 2016

Young adult cancer survivors hard hit by cancer treatment costs

Article quotes Dr. K. Scott Baker, director of the Fred Hutch Survivorship Program, about the financial toxicity of cancer treatment in young adults

Medscape
March 31, 2016

Conservative strategy alone makes PSA cost-effective

Coverage of a recent study by Drs. Ruth Etzioni and Joshua Roth

Cancer Therapy Advisor
March 29, 2016

Seattle scientists create blood test to predict tuberculosis

Article about a new blood test to predict whether latent tuberculosis will develop into active TB mentions that a related TB vaccine clinical trial in Cape Town, South Africa, was designed by biostatisticians at Fred Hutch

Puget Sound Business Journal
March 25, 2016

Childhood cancer survivors and motherhood chances

Quotes Dr. Eric Chow about his new study

WebMD
March 23, 2016

Lori Matsukawa interview with Vice Pres. Biden

News anchor Lori Matsukawa interviews Vice President Joe Biden during his "moonshot" listening tour at Fred Hutch

KING-TV
March 21, 2016

Biden tours Seattle cancer center, stops for pizza

KOMONews.com
March 21, 2016

Biden brings cancer ‘moonshot’ talks to Fred Hutch

The Seattle Times
March 22, 2016

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is the launchpad of new cures

Op-ed by Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutch

The Seattle Times
March 21, 2016

Seattle skyline to glow orange for quest to cure cancer

The Seattle Times
March 21, 2016

Positive phase 3 trials more often cited, published in high-impact journals

Article about a recent study by Dr. Joe Unger, a SWOG biostatistician based in the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutch

HemOnc Today
March 16, 2016

Fred Hutch doctor revolutionizing cancer treatment with 'Tumor Paint'

Article about the Tumor Paint research of Dr. Jim Olson, a pediatric brain cancer researcher at Fred Hutch who will be profiled on KIRO-TV at 10:30 p.m. PT March 17

KIRO7.com
March 15, 2016

Unlocking secrets to metastatic breast cancer: 'Cells travel like a gang of thugs'

Interview with Dr. Kevin Cheung about his metastatic breast cancer research and how such work in women's cancer research is supported, in part, by Fred Hutch's annual Shop & Dine to Make a Difference fundraiser at University Village

KOMO-TV
March 11, 2016

Negative clinical trial results are still quite important

Coverage of a study by Dr. Joe Unger, a biostatistician in the SWOG Statistical Center at Fred Hutch, on the positive scientific contributions of negative clinical trial results

STAT
March 11, 2016

Are carbs as bad as red meat and cigarettes when it comes to lung cancer?

Quotes cancer prevention and nutrition researcher Dr. Marian Neuhouser

CNN
March 10, 2016

Blood cancer therapy is last chance for some

Segment about the lifesaving promise of cancer immunotherapy quotes Dr. Stanley Riddell, an immunotherapy researcher at Fred Hutch

Voice of America
March 07, 2016

Viral 'fossils' in our DNA may help us fight infection

Quotes Fred Hutch evolutionary biologist Dr. Harmit Malik

Science
March 03, 2016

Commercialized cord blood

Program about cord blood transplantation featuring Dr. Colleen Delaney, head of the Cord Blood Program at Fred Hutch, and patient Crystal Day

KCTS-TV's "In Close"
March 01, 2016

Jamaica-born public health expert named dean at Harvard

Dr. Michelle Williams, the new dean of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, was an affiliate investigator at Fred Hutch from 1992 to 2010

The Philadelphia Tribune
March 01, 2016

The 2016 Leaders in Health Care Awards: Outstanding Medical Research

Profile of Dr. Colleen Delaney, director of the Cord Blood Program at Fred Hutch and recipient of Seattle Business magazine's Outstanding Medical Research award

Seattle Business
March 01, 2016

Trish Dziko is fighting inequality in tech, one student at a time

Article about Technology Access Foundation Academy mentions Fred Hutch TAF Academy interns Favour Orji and Ericka Pegues

Crosscut
February 29, 2016

UW, Hutch, Cancer Care Alliance and Juno join forces on major clinical trials initiative

Quotes Dr. Fred Appelbaum about new clinical trials unit dedicated to immuno-oncology research

Puget Sound Business Journal
February 25, 2016

Juno, Fred Hutch launch clinical trials unit

Quotes Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland about new clinical trials unit that will focus on immuno-oncology research

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
February 24, 2016

Mr. T-cell

Article about the lifesaving immunotherapy research of Dr. Stanley Riddell and colleagues at Fred Hutch

The Economist
February 20, 2016

Here’s why scientists are shocked by the results of this cancer treatment trial

Article about the lifesaving immunotherapy research of Dr. Stanley Riddell and colleagues at Fred Hutch

Popular Science
February 17, 2016

New cancer therapy could give hope to ‘incurable’ patients

Article about the promise of cancer immunotherapy at Fred Hutch

Huffington Post
February 17, 2016

Why the ‘moon shot’ to cure cancer might work

Cites Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s collaboration between Fred Hutch, UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s as an example of the potential to receive the best possible return on research funding

The Wall Street Journal
February 17, 2016

Is this a major breakthrough?

Audio interview with Dr. Stanley Riddell about Fred Hutch's lifesaving immunotherapy research

The Economist
February 16, 2016

Scientists claim ‘extraordinary’ success with treatment using immune cells to target cancer

Quotes Dr. Stanley Riddell about the promise of cancer immunotherapy research

Fox News
February 16, 2016

Why it’s too early to get excited about this ‘unprecedented’ new cancer treatment

Coverage of research by Fred Hutch's Dr. Stanley Riddell and colleagues, presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C.

The Washington Post
February 16, 2016

Excitement at new cancer treatment

Quotes Dr. Stanley Riddell

BBC
February 16, 2016

Cancer researchers claim ‘extraordinary results’ using T-cell therapy

Quotes Dr. Stanley Riddell

The Guardian (U.K.)
February 15, 2016

‘Extraordinary results’ for researchers using T-cell therapy to battle blood cancer

Quotes Dr. Stanley Riddell about his research

International Business Times
February 15, 2016

World Cancer Day: How to prevent cancer

Interview, in Spanish, about cancer prevention tips with Fred Hutch's Kathy Briant on World Cancer Day (interview broadcast Feb. 4, posted Feb. 12)

Univision Seattle (KUNS-TV)
February 12, 2016

A good weight loss program is hard to find online

Quotes Fred Hutch cancer prevention expert Dr. Anne McTiernan

Reuters
February 10, 2016

Seattle families face question: How much would you pay to live?

Interview with Fred Hutch health economists Drs. Scott Ramsey and Gary Lyman about the high cost of pharmaceutical drugs and how patients can be forced into bankruptcy in order to live

KIRO-TV
February 08, 2016

5 foods that may help lower your cancer risk

Quotes Dr. Johanna Lampe about the cancer-fighting properties of Brussels sprouts and other crucifers

Oprah.com
February 08, 2016

Cancer 'moonshot' initiative raises questions about what it means to cure cancer

Quotes Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutch, about his vision for a cancer cure

Mashable
February 04, 2016

People in research: Dr. Kevin Cheung wants to stop breast cancer from metastasizing

Profile of Dr. Kevin Cheung, a Fred Hutch researcher who studies advanced, or metastatic, breast cancer

Puget Sound Business Journal
February 05, 2016

High drug prices mean you can't afford your medications? There's help

Article about the high cost of pharmaceuticals mentions a Fred Hutch study that found cancer patients who file for bankruptcy protection appear to have a higher risk of dying

USA Today
February 02, 2016

Cells gang up to form breast cancer metastases, study shows

Article about new findings by Dr. Kevin Cheung and colleagues

Targeted Oncology
February 01, 2016

Wainwright receives community service award

Coverage of 51st annual Hutch Award winner Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals

MLB.com
January 27, 2016

For Hutch Award winner Adam Wainwright, giving back is better than accolades

Sports columnist Larry Stone covers Hutch Award winner Adam Wainwright and Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk's visit to the Hutch School prior to the Hutch Award Luncheon

The Seattle Times
January 27, 2016

Cancer's financial burden tied to poorer survival, study finds

Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey about his research into the link between cancer, bankruptcy and increased mortality

The Economist
February 20, 2016

Take 2: Remembering the life, death and legacy of the great Fred Hutchinson

Legendary Major League Baseball player and namesake of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is remembered fondly by a Seattle baseball fan

The Seattle Times
January 25, 2016

You asked: Is yoga good exercise?

Mentions a Fred Hutch study that found an association between yoga and weight loss.

The Economist
February 20, 2016

Video: Experts predict the future of Big Data at #JPM16

Video of expert panel discussing Big Data at the J.P. Morgan 33rd annual Health Care Conference in San Francisco includes Matthew Trunnell, vice president and chief information officer at Fred Hutch

Fierce Biotech
February 20, 2016

Opinion: It's more than hair -- a cancer researcher with cancer writes about family, identity, and being outed by her own hair

First-person installment of an occasional series by Fred Hutch postdoc Dr. Kiranjit Dhillon, published initially by Fred Hutch News Service

The International Examiner
February 19, 2016

Experts urge Biden to expand access to therapies, patient genetics in cancer 'moonshot'

Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland, among several other cancer experts, was asked what advice he'd give to advance Vice President Joe Biden's cancer "moonshot" initiative

STAT
February 13, 2016

Finding enhancers with CRISPR

Article about gene-editing technology quotes Dr. Cecilia Moens, a basic scientist at Fred Hutch

The Scientist
February 11, 2016

2 lymphoma studies using CAR T-cell therapy report 'tremendously exciting' results

Mentions an immunotherapy study for non-Hodgkin lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia led by Dr. Cameron Turtle that is yielding "tremendously exciting" results

Lymphoma News Today
February 07, 2016

JP Morgan Healthcare Conference: Biotech industry descends on San Francisco for major investor gathering

Quotes Niki Robinson, vice president of Industry Relations and Business Development

International Business Times
February 07, 2016

Lighting the way ahead in medicine

Article mentions the Tumor Paint research of Dr. Jim Olson

The Telegraph (U.K.)
February 04, 2016

Obituary: Doug Walker, co-founder of Social Venture Partners

Obit about Doug Walker, longtime Fred Hutch board member and former board president

Chronicle of Philanthropy
February 04, 2016

Hutch pays up to $800 for blood stem cells donations, but donors are hard to find

Article about peripheral blood stem cell donation quotes Dr. Shelly Heimfeld of Fred Hutch and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance about how donated peripheral blood stem cells contribute to research

The Seattle Times
February 01, 2016

Video: Experts predict the future of Big Data at #JPM16

Video of expert panel discussing Big Data at the J.P. Morgan 33rd annual Health Care Conference in San Francisco includes Matthew Trunnell, vice president and chief information officer at Fred Hutch

Fierce Biotech
February 20, 2016

Doug Walker, killed in an apparent avalanche, used tech wealth to spread love for the outdoors

Article about the passing of former Fred Hutch board chair Doug Walker, a software entrepreneur, philanthropist and outdoorsman

The Seattle Times
February 01, 2016

What accounts for low enrollment in clinical trials for cancer drugs?

Article about a new study by researchers at Fred Hutch and the University of Washington

Forbes
December 31, 2015

From a scientist who wasn't immunized to Lee Hood's new venture, a look back at this year's health care personalities

Mentions Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland

Puget Sound Business Journal
December 31, 2015

A fifth of cancer therapy trials fail to enlist enough participants

Article about a study by researchers at Fred Hutch and the University of Washington that found one in five publicly funded cancer clinical trials fail to recruit enough participants to yield reliable results

Medical News Today
December 31, 2015

Gone in 2015: Commemorating ten outstanding women in science

Tribute to the late Dottie Thomas, the "mother of bone marrow transplantation" and wife of the late Fred Hutch bone marrow transplant pioneer Dr. E. Donnall Thomas

Scientific American
December 30, 2015

Norman Breslow dies at 74; biostatistician's work led to advances in medical research

Article about the passing of Dr. Norman Breslow, a biostatistician in Fred Hutch's Public Health Sciences Division and at the University of Washington School of Public Health

Los Angeles Times
December 28, 2015

With millennial philanthropy money flowing, arts groups miss out

Article about millennial philanthropy prominently features Fred Hutch's Innovators Network, a group aimed at young professionals to help raise money for funding early-stage research

The Seattle Times
December 27, 2015

Therapy focus -- How do you solve a problem like CAR-T relapse?

Article about CAR-T immunotherapy mentions a clinical trial taking place at Fred Hutch sponsored by Juno Therapeutics

Vantage
December 22, 2015

Cancer not just 'bad luck'

Article quotes Fred Hutch cancer prevention expert Dr. John Potter

The Scientist
December 18, 2015

Up to 90% of cancer cases caused by lifestyle or environment, study says

Quotes Dr. John Potter, a cancer prevention expert at Fred Hutch

Fortune
December 17, 2015

Why and how the Hutch moved to SLU

Quotes Fred Hutch Chief Financial Officer Randy Main

Daily Journal of Commerce
December 17, 2015

Cancer studies clash over mechanisms of malignancy

Quotes Dr. John Potter, a cancer prevention researcher at Fred Hutch

Nature
December 16, 2015

Most of the world's cancer cases are now in developing countries

Quotes Dr. Corey Casper, head of the Global Oncology Program at Fred Hutch

NPR
December 15, 2015

From the ivory tower to the corner office, academics infuse new life into pharma

Quotes Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutch, about his time working as a senior vice president at Merck

STAT
December 15, 2015

Clinical trials are subjecting cancer patients to too many biopsies, study finds

Quotes Dr. Ruth Etzioni, a Fred Hutch biostatistician, about a new study that found U.S. cancer patients in clinical trials are undergoing expensive, invasive therapies with no clear benefits

STAT
December 14, 2015

At hematological meeting, more than just biotech data runs blood red

Mentions new immunotherapy findings presented this week by Dr. Cameron Turtle at the annual meeting of the American Hematological Society in Orlando, Florida

Xconomy
December 08, 2015

What next? Cancer groups offer a map for breast cancer survivors

Quotes Dr. Gary Lyman, co-director of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research about new guidelines for cancer survivors issued today

Reuters (from NBCNews.com)
December 07, 2015

40th Fred Hutch Holiday Gala raises $6.7 million for cancer researcher and raises the roof with Huey Lewis

Coverage of 40th annual Hutch Holiday Gala, which raised $6.7 million for cancer research at Fred Hutch, surpassing the event's $100 million mark over four decades

Puget Sound Business Journal
December 07, 2015

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center spins out disease-fighting biotech startup Nohla Therapeutics

Article about new Hutch spinoff Nohla Therapeutics

GeekWire
December 03, 2015

Epigenetics: The genome unwrapped

Quotes geneticist Dr. Stephen Henikoff of the Basic Sciences Division

Nature
December 03, 2015

Startup Nohla Therapeutics to build on Hutch cord-blood work

Quotes Fred Hutch cord blood transplant researcher Dr. Colleen Delaney about a new biotech spinoff company based on her work

The Seattle Times
December 03, 2015

Targeting cancer with genomic tests

Quotes Dr. Eric Holland about the promise of precision medicine for cancer

The News Tribune
December 02, 2015

Disease: Closing the door on HIV

Article about gene editing quotes Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem

Nature
December 02, 2015

World AIDS Day: See how much has changed in the fight against HIV/AIDS

Quotes Fred Hutch HIV vaccine researcher Dr. Larry Corey

ABCNews.com
December 01, 2015

Seattle doctor featured on HBO's Vice for groundbreaking AIDS prevention

Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Larry Corey was interviewed about being featured in a VICE documentary on HBO, "Countdown to Zero," about the search for an HIV vaccine and cure.

KIRO-TV
December 01, 2015

Brain research gets a new nerve center at Allen Institute headquarters

Quotes Dr. Jim Olson, a pediatric brain cancer researcher at Fred Hutch, about how his team uses the Allen Brain Atlas on a regular basis  

STAT
December 01, 2015

Fred Hutch featured on HBO documentary on HIV vaccine

Article about the participation of several Fred Hutch HIV researchers in "Countdown to Zero," a VICE special report that aired on HBO Dec. 1, World AIDS Day

The Seattle Times
November 30, 2015

Updated ACS breast cancer screening guideline recognizes greater role for individual's values and preferences

Quotes Dr. Ruth Etzioni, co-author of the recently updated American Cancer Society breast cancer screening guidelines

The ASCO Post
November 25, 2015

ASCO University offers resources for palliative and team-based care

Quotes Dr. Gary Lyman of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research about his participation on a panel that aimed to provide practical recommendations for identifying and evaluating patients with cancer-related fatigue

The ASCO Post
November 25, 2015

Chronic myelogenous leukemia: What drug for which patient?

Quotes Dr. Jerald Radich about the treatment of CML with tyrosine kinase inhibitors

The ASCO Post
November 25, 2015

Charlie Sheen's HIV not likely a death sentence

Quotes Dr. Julie McElrath, director of Fred Hutch's Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

Newsmax Health
November 17, 2015

Charlie Sheen reveals he's HIV positive

Quotes Dr. Jim Kubin, executive director of the Fred Hutch-based HIV Vaccine Trials Network

MSNBC
November 17, 2015

7 myths about HIV and the facts you need to know

Quotes Drs. Jim Kublin and Larry Corey of the Fred Hutch-based HIV Vaccine Trials Network

Health.com
November 17, 2015

University of Texas study links meat to kidney cancer

Quotes Dr. Ulrike "Riki" Peters about more evidence that eating meat increases the risk of cancer

NBCNews.com
November 09, 2015

Altered T cells hit pancreatic cancer

Article about a recent study by Drs. Phil Greenberg and Sunil Hingorani

Nature
November 04, 2015

Costs deter low-income patients from participating in clinical trials

Coverage of a recent study by Dr. Joe Unger

Becker's Hospital Review
November 03, 2015

Scorpion venom to be used in fight against cancer, clinical trials on human begins

Article about the Tumor Paint research of Dr. Jim Olson of Fred Hutch and Blaze Biosciences

International Business Times
November 02, 2015

Is bacon actually bad for you? It may depend on your DNA.

Quotes Dr. Ulrike "Riki" Peters about her research into the genetics of meat consumption and cancer risk

The Washington Post
November 02, 2015

How scorpions became an unlikely ally in the fight against cancer

Interview with Dr. Jim Olson about his research, which uses scorpion venom to "paint" cancer cells

The Guardian (U.K.)
November 01, 2015

Want more patients in your clinical trials? Then pay them

Article about a study by Dr. Joe Unger quotes him about his research

Kaiser Health News (via MedCity News)
November 01, 2015

Immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer boosts survival by more than 75% in preclinical models

Article about a new study by Drs. Sunil Hingorani, Phil Greenberg and colleagues

The ASCO Post
October 30, 2015

Study success hints at pancreatic cancer immunotherapy promise

Article about a new study by Drs. Sunil Hingorani, Phil Greenberg and colleagues that found immunotherapy can improve survival by more than 75 percent in mice with pancreatic cancer

Cancer Research UK
October 30, 2015

Black women and breast cancer: Disparities continue

Quotes doctoral student Lu Chen about her research

U.S. News & World Report
October 23, 2015

Breast cancer in the developing world: Rising rates, shrouded in silence

Q&A with Dr. Ben Anderson, director of the Breast Global Health Initiative at Fred Hutch

NPR
October 22, 2015

'It's not your bra': Gwyneth Paltrow's under fire for pushing debunked breast cancer myth

Article quotes Fred Hutch writer and breast cancer survivor Diane Mapes as well as public health researcher Lu Chen about the bra / breast cancer myth

Salon
October 21, 2015

China first lady Peng Liyuan's role in culture and compassion

Article about first lady of China Madame Peng Liyuan includes mention of her visit to Fred Hutch in September

The Telegraph (U.K.)
October 20, 2015

Study finds Metamark's prostate cancer test offers benefits beyond current standards of care

Article about Fred Hutch health economic analysis of new prostate cancer test

GenomeWeb
October 20, 2015

New breast cancer screening guidelines: clarity or confusion?

Quotes Dr. Ruth Etzioni about her research

The Seattle Times
October 20, 2015

Acting globally: Global Oncology at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Article about the Fred Hutch Global Oncology Program, which has received a "2015 Light a Fire / Acting Globally" award from SeattleMet magazine

SeattleMet
October 18, 2015

Breast cancer is especially dangerous for black and Hispanic women

Quotes Lu Chen about her research

Huffington Post
October 16, 2015

More evidence poor cancer patients don't join clinical trials

Quotes Dr. Joe Unger about his research

Reuters Health
October 15, 2015

Poorer cancer patients may be less likely to join a clinical trial

Quotes Dr. Joe Unger about his research

HealthDay
October 15, 2015

Talking to kids about smoking risks may help parents quit

Article quotes Dr. Jonathan Bricker

Reuters Health
October 15, 2015

Why are black breast cancer patients left out of clinical trials?

Article about a study by Dr. Joe Unger

BET
October 15, 2015

What women need to know about mammograms

Quotes Dr. V.K. Gadi about breast cancer screening

KOMONews.com
October 14, 2015

Dr. Jim Olson: How to defeat cancer, with help from nature, scorpions and innovative thinking

Article about a recent GeekWire Summit talk by Dr. Jim Olson, who studies pediatric brain cancer -- according to the article, it was one of the most popular sessions at the two-day Seattle conference

GeekWire
October 13, 2015

11 healthy habits to start now to reduce your breast cancer risk later

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan about the association between smoking and increased risk of breast cancer

TODAY.com
October 13, 2015

New study finds minority women with breast cancer get worse care

Quotes Lu Chen about her research

MSN.com
October 13, 2015

Minority women get worse breast cancer care, regardless of tumor type: Study

Quotes Dr. Lu Chen about her research

U.S. News & World Report (from HealthDay)
October 13, 2015

Black women more likely to get wrong breast cancer care, study confirms

Quotes Dr. Lu Chen about her research

NBC News
October 13, 2015

What race has to do with breast cancer

Quotes Lu Chen about her research

Time magazine
October 13, 2015

App can help smokers kick the habit

Q-and-A with Dr. Jonathan Bricker about his smoking-cessation research

China Daily
October 13, 2015

Diagnosis of additional small cancers suggests screening mammography leads to overdiagnosis

Quotes Dr. Ruth Etzioni, who co-authored an JAMA Internal Medicine editorial about a study led by researchers at Harvard and Dartmouth

Cancer Research UK
October 10, 2015

Reducing the risk of breast cancer

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan on ways to reduce one's risk of breast cancer

KOMONews.com
October 07, 2015

5 major breast cancer advancements you need to know about

Quotes Dr. Julie Gralow of the Clinical Research Division and director of Breast Cancer Medical Oncology at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance regarding the FDA's accelerated approval of the breast cancer drug Palbociclib earlier this year, among other breast cancer advances

Huffington Post
October 07, 2015

Diabetes and exercise: 10 science-backed reasons to start working out

Article leads with mention of Fred Hutch study that found a combination of diet and exercise is more effective than exercise alone when it comes to losing weight

Reader's Digest
October 06, 2015

Relive the 2015 GeekWire Summi with photos, videos, Twitter reaction

GeekWire Summit roundup includes a photo of Dr. James Olson, who spoke at the event

GeekWire
October 05, 2015

Nobel Prize winning scientists reflect on nearly sleeping through the life-changing call

Quotes Dr. Linda Buck about how she heard the news of her Nobel Prize

The New York Times
October 04, 2015

Cancer vaccines make a comeback, as Third Rock pumps $55M into Neon Therapeutics

Quotes Dr. Martin "Mac" Cheever, an immunotherapy researcher at Fred Hutch

Forbes
October 01, 2015

The cure for HIV is not around the corner

Article mentions that Fred Hutch researchers are working on gene editing techniques in the quest for an HIV cure

POZ
October 02, 2015

Lost colonies

Article about the challenges of growing bacteria in the lab mentions the research of Dr. David Fredricks, a bacteriologist at the Hutch

The Scientist
October 01, 2015

Ready, willing and able

Article about researchers with disabilities includes mention of Dr. Maxine Linial, a virologist at Fred Hutch who lost her sight five years ago after being hit by a car who relies on voice-recognition technology to stay active in her field

The Scientist
October 01, 2015

China's first lady focuses on global health in Fred Hutch tour

Coverage of the first lady of China's Fred Hutch visit quotes Dr. Gary Gilliland, Fred Hutch president and director, and smoking-cessation researcher Dr. Jonathan Bricker

The Seattle Times
September 23, 2015

Sciex to commercialize Fred Hutchinson's targeted proteomics technology

Quotes Dr. Amanda Paulovich about her proteomics research

GenomeWeb
October 22, 2015

A pregnancy souvenir: Cells that are not your own

Article quotes Dr. J. Lee Nelson about her microchimerism research, which explores the phenomenon of fetal cells lingering in the mother's body long after pregnancy

The New York Times
October 10, 2015

Fred Hutch looks to tap expertise from Druker, other OHSU aces

Article about potential research collaboration between Fred Hutch and Oregon Health & Science University quotes President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland, who spoke at the Oregon Bio 2015 conference

Portland Business Journal
September 09, 2015

Another study finds kids who vape smoke real tobacco, too

Quotes Dr. Jonathan Bricker about the dangers of e-cigs

NBCNews.com
October 08, 2015

A cure for cancer

Interview with Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutch, about his vision of the future of cancer care and the promise of immune-based therapies

Rainmakers TV
October 05, 2015

Men get double mastectomies, too

Quotes Dr. Larissa Korde, a clinical researcher at Fred Hutch, in an article about how more and more men with breast cancer are opting to get the unaffected breast removed as a precautionary measure against cancer recurrence

NBCNews.com
September 02, 2015

Personalized devices predict cancer drug sensitivity in vivo

Article about new device developed by Fred Hutch's Dr. Jim Olson in collaboration with Presage Biosciences to test a variety of drugs on tumors within the body prior to surgery and treatment

NBCNews.com
August 31, 2015

Infection with multiple HIV-1 variants leads to poorer clinical outcomes

Article about HIV-vaccine studies involving researchers from Fred Hutch

Medical Xpress
August 31, 2015

Back to the future: Chemotherapy dosing in overweight and obese patients with cancer

Commentary by Dr. Gary Lyman, co-director of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, on the impact of obesity in chemotherapy dosing

HemOnc Today
August 25, 2015

Link between birth control and breast cancer, but no clear answers

Quotes Drs. Christopher Li and V.K. Gadi about the nuances of interpreting breast cancer risk related to hormone use

Crosscut
August 24, 2015

Is Coca-Cola shifting blame for obesity away from bad diets?

Article quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan about the benefits of calorie restriction versus physical activity for losing weight

The Guardian (Nigeria)
August 21, 2015

Does how often you eat have an effect on your overall health?

Interview with Dr. Martine "Petey" Perrigue about a study she's conducting to determine what is better for optimal health: grazing on small meals throughout the day or eating three square meals without snacking

KOMONews.com
August 20, 2015

With new tools, Adaptive Bio ready to bolt together a drug business

Article about a new technology for sequencing cells of the immune system developed by Fred Hutch spinoff Adaptive Biotechnologies quotes its chief scientific officer, Dr. Harlan Robins, a researcher in the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutch

Xconomy
August 20, 2015

Getting the better of chemo brain

Article quotes Dr. Karen Syrjala, co-director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program, with tips on how to overcome memory problems and other issues associated with “chemo brain”

Yahoo! News (from U.S. News & World Report)
August 19, 2015

Why two MDs chose to study business: Because healthcare needs it

Profile of Palo Alto-based physician and health care investor Dr. Bob Kocher, whose dream while growing up in Seattle "was to be a leukemia and lymphoma doctor at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center."

Forbes
August 16, 2015

Sounders' supporters shield to be carried atop Mt. Rainier

Article about a Seattle Sounders fan and Hodgkin disease survivor Kevin Zelko, who is celebrating the end of his cancer treatment by participating in the Climb to Fight Breast Cancer, a fundraiser for Fred Hutch

KOMONews.com
August 13, 2015

Study aims to determine how frequently people should eat for optimal health

Article about a new technology for sequencing cells of the immune system developed by Fred Hutch spinoff Adaptive Biotechnologies quotes its chief scientific officer, Dr. Harlan Robins, a researcher in the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutch

Health Canal
August 11, 2015

Coca-Cola funds scientists who shift blame for obesity away from bad diets

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan of Fred Hutch, whose work is not funded by Coca-Cola, about her research regarding the effect of exercise and calorie restriction on weight loss.

The New York Times
August 09, 2015

Bicyclists ride against cancer

Photos from the Obliteride fundraising event for Fred Hutch

The Seattle Times
August 09, 2015

No need to wait for the perfect match -- cord blood is saving time and lives

Article by Dr. Colleen Delaney, director of the Cord Blood Transplantation Program at Fred Hutch

OncLive.com
August 07, 2015

Lifesaving chemo for ovarian cancer is underused

Quotes Dr. Barbara Goff

WebMD
August 05, 2015

'What I'm doing on my summer vacation' (#5 in a series) -- Beti Thompson, Ph.D.

Profile of Fred Hutch public health researcher Dr. Beti Thompson, who is training for and participating in this weekend's Obliteride, an annual cycling fundraiser for the Hutch

Oncology Times
August 04, 2015

Meet StemBox, the subscription service that delivers science experiments to your door

Article highlighting Fred Hutch researcher, Cristina McAllister and her monthly-subscription box of science kits marketed to girls, called StemBox

GeekWire
July 31, 2015

Teachers bond, build curriculum at Fred Hutch

Article on Science Education Partnership, a Fred Hutch program that provides local teachers with the opportunity to expand their science knowledge and curriculum with hands-on training in Fred Hutch’s and partnering institution’s research labs.

Bellevue Reporter
July 31, 2015

Fred Hutch hires new vice president, CIO | On the Move

Article featuring Matthew Tunnell, new vice president and chief information officer at Fred Hutch

The Seattle Times
July 31, 2015

Can journalists be too skeptical about progress against cancer?

Article about the potential of curing most cancers within the decade quotes Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland: "It' is actually plausible that in 10 years we will have cures and therapies for most, if not all cancers."

Forbes
July 30, 2015

The high cost of cancer care: Your money or your life?

Article mentioning a study by Fred Hutch that found those diagnosed with cancer are 2.5 times more likely to declare bankruptcy than those without cancer

Newsweek
July 23, 2015

Should I eat yogurt-covered snacks?

Dr. Mario Kratz, a nutrition scientist and dairy researcher at Fred Hutch is quoted in this article about yogurt-covered snacks

Time
July 23, 2015

Mary Toews recognized for her work in sharing arts with youth

Article on Fred Hutch and Familias Unidas on developing a program on surviving cancer

HeraldNet
July 23, 2015

Introducing StemBox, Birchbox’s super smart little sister

Article highlighting Fred Hutch researcher, Cristina McAllister and her monthly-subscription box of science kits marketed to girls, called StemBox

MTV
July 22, 2015

Nicole Robinson takes VP position at Fred Hutch | On the Move

Article highlights Nicole Robinson being named VP of industry relations and business development at Fred Hutch

The Seattle Times
July 20, 2015

Genes may be key to a better HIV vaccine, study says

Article mentions a study co-authored by Fred Hutch researcher, Daniel Geraghty on how someone’s genetic makeup could determine whether an HIV vaccine will work

U.S. News & World Reports
July 15, 2015

Meet StemBox, the subscription service that delivers science experiments to your door

Article highlighting Fred Hutch researcher, Cristina McAllister and her monthly-subscription box of science kits marketed to girls, called StemBox

GeekWire
July 31, 2015

Happy birthday, Fred Hutch

Article about the Hutch marking its 40th anniversary this year

Seattle Magazine
July 12, 2015

Here’s what cancer looks like to African-Americans

Story on the African-American cancer experience focuses on breast cancer survivor and advocate Bridgette Hempstead of Cierra Sisters, who works as a consultant with Fred Hutch’s Dr. Rachel Ceballos to tailor cancer survivorship programs for minority communities. Ceballos commented that many survivors don’t deal with the emotional aspects of their diagnosis until long after treatment is over.

KUOW-FM
July 09, 2015

Happy birthday, Fred Hutch

Article about the Hutch marking its 40th anniversary this year

Seattle Magazine
July 12, 2015

Hutch scientist receives $12.9 million grant

Article about a new federal grant to Dr. Rainier Storb and colleauges to refine stem-cell transplantation for people with noncancerous conditions such as "bubble boy disease" and sickle-cell anemia

The Seattle Times
July 07, 2015

7 healthy perks of coffee

Article mentions a Fred Hutch study that found a link between coffee consumption and a lower incidence of prostate cancer recurrence and progression

U.S. News & World Report
July 06, 2015

Seattle researcher seeks cancer survivors for pilot program

Interview with Dr. Rachel Ceballos about SANA, a cancer support group study she is conducting that is recruiting local Hispanic and Latino cancer survivors

KOMO-TV
July 06, 2015

Screening mammograms don’t prevent breast cancer deaths, study finds

Article about breast cancer overdiagnosis mentions a commentary by Fred Hutch and University of Washington researchers published recently in JAMA Internal Medicine

Los Angeles Times
July 06, 2015

‘Navigators’ for cancer patients: A nice perk or something more?

Article quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey, director of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research

The Washington Post
July 03, 2015

A perception problem: Seattle's biotech industry should not be a hidden secret

Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland is quoted in an article about how Seattle's biotech industry is not widely known outside the region

GeekWire
July 01, 2015

The lies that scars tell

Article about the research of Fred Hutch's Dr. Maxine Linial, a virologist who studies the enigma of why macaque trainers in Bangladesh are often bitten by their monkeys but rarely become infected by a particular simian retrovirus

The Scientist
July 01, 2015

Fred Hutch president says they've got cancer 'running scared,' predicts cure in 10 years

Article quotes Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland on the future of cancer research

GeekWire
June 30, 2015

Combined weight loss, vitamin D reduces inflammation in cancer

Quotes Dr. Catherine Duggan about her research

Endocrine Today
June 30, 2015

Fact or fiction? Chocolate is good for your health

Article mentions a study being conducted by Fred Hutch in collaboration with Brigham and Women's Hospital to determine the health benefits of chocolate

Seattle Magazine
July 12, 2015

Fred Hutch scientist gets $4.1 million for breast cancer research

Article quotes Dr. Cyrus Ghajar about his research

The Seattle Times
June 29, 2015

Happy birthday, Fred Hutch

Article about the Hutch marking its 40th anniversary this year

Seattle Magazine
July 12, 2015

Vitamin D, weight loss cut cancer risk: Study

Quotes Dr. Catherine Duggan about her research

Seattle Magazine
June 25, 2015

Fred Hutch scientist gets $3.1M for stop-smoking app

Article about Dr. Jonathan Bricker's smoking-cessation research

The Seattle Times
June 20, 2015

Genome studies show how Ebola spread initially

Article quotes Dr. Trevor Bedford about his research

The New York Times
June 19, 2015

Juno Therapeutics breaks ground on HQ, establishing a new hub for biotech in Seattle

Fred Hutch immunotherapy biotech spinoff breaks ground on new building

Seattle Magazine
July 12, 2015

Poor sleep, snoring before diagnosis tied to trouble for breast cancer patients

Quotes Dr. Amanda Phipps about her research into the link between poor sleep and increased breast cancer risk

HealthDay
July 12, 2015

Fight obesity before it happens as diets don't cut breast cancer risk, experts say

Article about a recent study led by Fred Hutch's Dr. Marian Neuhouser

The Guardian (U.K.)
July 11, 2015

Obese postmenopausal women may face higher risk for breast cancer

Quotes Dr. Marian Neuhouser

U.S. News & World Report (from HealthDay)
July 11, 2015

Weight tied to breast cancer risk in older women

Quotes Fred Hutch's Dr. Marian Neuhouser about a study she led, published today in JAMA Oncology

Reuters Health
July 11, 2015

Obese postmenopausal women may face higher risk for breast cancer

Quotes Dr. Marian Neuhouser about her research, published today in JAMA Oncology

HealthDay
July 11, 2015

Every year brings a new strain of flu. Here's how it all starts.

Video featuring a demonstration by Fred Hutch's Dr. Trevor Bedford on how the flu spreads

Vox.com
July 08, 2015

How crowdfunding helps patients deal with the high cost of cancer care

Mentions a Fred Hutch study that found an association between cancer and bankruptcy

NBC News
July 04, 2015

Looking to spin off more startups, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center names new commercialization chief

Article about Fred Hutch's new vice president of Industry Relations and Business Development, Nicole Robinson

GeekWire
July 04, 2015

Exclusive: Fred Hutch office responsible for spinning out Juno just got a new leader

Article about Nicole Robinson, Fred Hutch's new vice president of Industry Relations and Business Development

Puget Sound Business Journal
July 04, 2015

Heavy drinking and cancer

Quotes Dr. Polly Newcomb about the alcohol-cancer connection

KOMONews.com
July 04, 2015

Helping patients to heal themselves

Article about the Hutch marking its 40th anniversary this year

Raconteur (publisher of The Times and The Sunday Times, U.K.)
July 04, 2015

Dye derived from scorpion venom will target brain cancer in kids

Article about a new clinical trial of "Tumor Paint" drug BLZ-100 for pediatric brain cancer patients quotes its inventor, Dr. Jim Olson, a clinical researcher at Fred Hutch and neuro-oncologist at Seattle Children's

The Seattle Times
July 04, 2015

The new cancer facility is a beacon of hope

Coverage of the new Fred Hutch-UCI Cancer Centre in Kampala, Uganda

New Vision (Uganda)
May 27, 2015

Hutch opens cancer research center -- 9,000 miles away

Quotes Dr. Corey Casper, director of Global Oncology at Fred Hutch, and Dr. Jackson Orem, director of the Uganda Cancer Institute; both are co-directors of the new Fred Hutch-UCI Cancer Centre in Kampala, Uganda

The Seattle Times
May 27, 2015

How an anonymous stem cell donation saved one boy's life

Article about an Ottawa boy whose life was saved by an anonymous stem cell donation quotes Dr. Ann Woolfrey, a transplantation researcher at Fred Hutch

Best Health
May 27, 2015

Effect of aspirin, NSAIDs on colorectal cancer risk may reflect genetic variations

Article about a study by Dr. Li Hsu regarding aspiring and colorectal cancer prevention

Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News
May 27, 2015

Fred Hutch, Uganda Cancer Institute open cancer centre

Quotes Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gillland; Dr. Corey Casper, head of Global Oncology at Fred Hutch and co-director of the UCI/Hutchinson Center Cancer Alliance; and Dr. Jackson Orem, director of the UCI and co-director of the UCI/Hutchinson Center Cancer Alliance

Africa Science News
May 21, 2015

No proof e-cigs can help you stop smoking

Fred Hutch smoking-cessation expert Dr. Jonathan Bricker is quoted

KOMONews.com
May 21, 2015

How a husband's cancer diagnosis inspired this founder to build a successful business

Article about a company called DataStat, which helps researchers automate their workflow, mentions its clients include Fred Hutch, which uses the software to help workers in Zambia organize HIV and AIDS data collection across 21 communities

GeekWire
May 20, 2015

What if Americans ate like South Africans and vice versa?

Quotes Dr. Corey Casper, head of Global Oncology at Fred Hutch

NPR
May 16, 2015

Latest Ebola data rule out rapid mutation

Quotes Fred Hutch's Dr. Trevor Bedford, a viral geneticist

Nature
May 13, 2015

Talking cure? For cancer immunotherapy, still many rivers to cross

Coverage of Xconomy's annual Seattle biotech forum held at Fred Hutch quotes Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director of the Hutch, who spoke the event

Xconomy
May 12, 2015

Juno Therapeutics buys Stage Cell Therapeutics for up to $223M

Article about Fred Hutch spinoff Juno Therapeutics acquiring a German-based biotech

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
May 12, 2015

Wilms study: saving kids, saving adults

Segment about a study by Dr. Norm Breslow that found an increased risk of breast cancer among women treated with radiation for Wilms tumor during childhoo

Ivanhoe Medical News (from UPMatters.com)
May 12, 2015

Studies show coffee fights heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's

Article mentions a Fred Hutch study that found a link between coffee consumption and reduced risk of recurrent prostate cancer

KOMONews.com
May 11, 2015

Informing decision-making about mammography screening

Commentary by Fred Hutch's Dr. Ruth Etzioni, a cancer biostatistician, regarding breast cancer overdiagnosis

The ASCO Post
May 10, 2015

Five myths about breast cancer

Article mentions a Fred Hutch study that examined the association between oral contraceptive use and breast cancer risk

The Washington Post
May 08, 2015

Statins may slow prostate cancer progression

Quotes Dr. Jorge Ramos, a hematology/oncology fellow at Fred Hutch and University of Washington, about the study's significance

WebMD
May 07, 2015

Seattle's Adaptive Biotechnologies raises whopping $195 million venture fund

Article about Fred Hutch spinoff company Adaptive Biotechnologies

KOMONews.com
May 06, 2015

Adaptive Biotechnologies raises $195 million in venture funding

Article about funding milestone for Fred Hutch spinoff Adaptive Biotechnologies, which develops technology to map immune system response to cancer and other diseases

The Seattle Times
May 06, 2015

Major breakthroughs in health research need continued NIH funding

Editorial cites the lifesaving research of Fred Hutch's Dr. E. Donnall Thomas, who received the Nobel Prize for his pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation

The Seattle Times
May 01, 2015

Can super foods reduce your risk of cancer?

Quotes Dr. Marian Neuhouser, an expert on nutrition and cancer prevention

Hartford Courant (from The Washington Post)
May 01, 2015

The mindful geek

Article about Fred Hutch's Dr. Jonathan Bricker, a smoking-cessation expert who is a finalist for GeekWire's "Geek of the Year Award"; online voting goes through the end of today

Psychology Today
April 27, 2015

Microinjection platform tests multiple cancer drugs in tumors, predicts systemic response

Article about new drug-testing technology developed by Dr. Jim Olson and Fred Hutch spinoff Presage Biosciences

Medical News Today
April 24, 2015

Too much alcohol increases the risk of liver cancer

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan about an expert panel she participated on that found a strong association between high alcohol intake and increased risk of liver cancer as well as a protective effect with regard to coffee consumption

KOMONews.com
April 23, 2015

Microinjection platform tests multiple cancer drugs in tumors, predicts systemic response

Article about new drug-testing technology developed by Dr. Jim Olson and Fred Hutch spinoff Presage Biosciences

Medical News Today
April 24, 2015

State's top-dog biomedical status is at risk

Editorial mentions that Juno Therapeutics' groundbreaking work in immunotherapy was built on work at Fred Hutch

The Seattle Times
April 22, 2015

New technology tests tumors inside the patient to find best treatment

Article about a microinjection devices that test drugs within tumors, including one called "CIVO" that was invented by researchers at Fred Hutch and spinoff Presage Biosciences

Medical News Today
April 22, 2015

AACR special: Serial killer cells on the side of the angels

Article covers immunotherapy presentations at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, including one by Fred Hutch's Dr. Phil Greenberg, who spoke about his work with genetically engineered T cells that kill cancer

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
April 22, 2015

Obesity significantly increases prostate cancer risk in African-American men, study finds

Quotes Drs. Wendy Barrington and Alan Kristal about their research

Medical News Today
April 21, 2015

Baseball manager's lifesaving legacy

Article about the legacy of baseball great Fred Hutchinson mentions the lifesaving work being done at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in the U.S. and Uganda and also mentions the Hutch is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year

Herald-Tribune (Sarasota, Florida)
April 18, 2015

Making sense of scents: Why odors spark memory

Article and podcast mentions the olfactory research of Fred Hutch's Dr. Linda Buck, who received a Nobel for her work in 2004

Live Science
April 17, 2015

Should I drink fat-free half and half?

Dr. Mario Kratz of the Fred Hutch Public Health Sciences Division is quoted in this article about fat-free versus full-fat dairy

Medical News Today
April 16, 2015

Obesity link to prostate cancer may vary by race

Quotes Dr. Wendy Barrington of Fred Hutch and the University of Washington School of Nursing about her research, published today in JAMA Oncology

Reuters Health
April 16, 2015

Oncologists weigh in on Ken Burns' cancer documentary

Dr. Nancy Davidson, former president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, comments that Ken Burns' PBS cancer documentary "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" could have linked bone-marrow transplant to Fred Hutch, where the procedure was developed to treat leukemia

MedPage Today
April 13, 2015

Why just having 'good' communication skills is not enough for talking with seriously ill patients

A conversation with Dr. Anthony Back, a clinical researcher at Fred Hutch who practices at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and co-directs the Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence at the University of Washington

The ASCO Post
April 10, 2015

Girl with high-risk leukemia saved with stem cells from umbilical cord donation

Article about cord blood transplantation features Dr. Colleen Delaney and patient Jenna Gibson and her mother, Julie

ABCNews.com
April 10, 2015

Doctors test tumor paint in people

Story about Tumor Paint, a molecule derived from scorpion venom developed by Fred Hutch's Dr. Jim Olson that lights up cancer so surgeons can better see, and remove, it

NPR
April 08, 2015

Fighting cancer with vaccines

Interview with Fred Hutch's Dr. Corey Casper about our work in Uganda to study and treat infection-related cancers

KCTS9.org
April 02, 2015

Flipping the switch: Immunotherapy explained

An interview with Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland about how our researchers are harnessing the power of the immune system to fight cancer

KCTS9.org
April 02, 2015

Cancer breakthroughs

Show explores the breakthroughs Fred Hutch scientists are making, and how Hutch physician-scientists are pioneering new treatments in immunotherapy and cord blood transplantation to fight some of the deadliest forms of cancer

KCTS-TV's "In Close"
April 02, 2015

How to travel by scent

Article about the sense of smell mentions the olfactory research of Fred Hutch's Dr. Linda Buck

Smithsonian.com
April 02, 2015

From many, one

Article about genetic chimerism -- when an individual carries two or more genetically distinct cell lines in different parts of their body -- quotes Fred Hutch's Dr. William Chan, who conducted a study that found male DNA in the brains of autopsied females

The Scientist
April 01, 2015

Seattle summit on global cancer seeks to bring treatment to developing world

Article about a symposium on global cancer issues held this week at Fred Hutch

The Seattle Globalist
March 31, 2015

Fred Hutch president on immunotherapy treatments for cancer: 'We are on the threshold of a tsunami'

Coverage of a Rotary Club of Seattle presentation by Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutch

Medical News Today
March 26, 2015

3 drinks a day may raise risk of liver cancer; coffee may lower it

Quotes cancer prevention researcher Dr. Anne McTiernan about an international panel she was part of that looked at risk factors for liver cancer

The Seattle Times
March 25, 2015

‘Angelina effect,’ again? Star’s candor boosts awareness, cancer experts say

Dr. M. Robyn Andersen is quoted about how many women with a BRCA mutation are aware of their increased risk for breast cancer but not their increased risk for ovarian cancer

The Seattle Times
March 24, 2015

Fred Hutch president on immunotherapy treatments for cancer: 'We are on the threshold of a tsunami'

Coverage of a Rotary Club of Seattle presentation by Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutch

Medical News Today
March 26, 2015

Cancer stories: Finding a match with cord blood

Segment about the cord blood research of Fred Hutch's Dr. Colleen Delaney featuring pediatric patient Ava Lee, 6

KCTS-TV
March 23, 2015

The strange science behind our sense of smell

Article about the sense of smell mentions the olfactory research of Nobel laureate Dr. Linda Buck of the Fred Hutch Basic Sciences Division

The Guardian (U.K.)
March 23, 2015

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies panel discussion

Coverage of Seattle Town Hall panel discussion with Fred Hutch's Drs. Fred Appelbaum and Philip Greenberg and "Emperor of All Maladies" cancer documentary director Barak Goodman in advance of its nationwide debut

KCTS-TV
March 17, 2015

Certain painkillers may lower colon cancer risk for some

Article about new study by researchers at Fred Hutch and Massachusetts General Hospital published in JAMA

HealthDay
March 17, 2015

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center offers easy access to data with new 'Argos' tool

Fred Hutch unveils new database to help search for patterns that will help with cancer treatment

GeekWire
March 16, 2015

Biosimilar drugs: FAQ

Coverage of a Rotary Club of Seattle presentation by Dr. Gary Gilliland, president and director of Fred Hutch

WebMD
March 10, 2015

Oral bisphosphonate use reduces risk of postmenopausal endometrial cancer

Article about a study led by Dr. Polly Newcomb

The ASCO Post
March 06, 2015

U.S. clears first copycat biotech drug, jolting sector

Article quotes Dr. Gary Lyman, co-director of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research

The Wall Street Journal
March 06, 2015

Artist Jennifer Zeyl thinks Seattle is the place to be of a tsunami'

Profile of Seattle set designer Jennifer Zeyl, who referenced how Intiman theater's collaboration with Fred Hutch on Tony Kushner's "Angels in America" production about HIV/AIDS was an example of good contemporary art that speaks to issues outside the art community

KUOW-FM
March 05, 2015

Why full-fat dairy may be healthier than low-fat

Quotes Dr. Mario Kratz about a recent literature review he co-authored about the impact of full-fat versus low-fat dairy on heart health and diabetes

Time
March 05, 2015

2Morrow recruiting for second clinical trial of smoking cessation app program with employers

Article about quit-smoking smartphone app designed by Fred Hutch that is being tested in the workplace environment

MedCity News
March 03, 2015

Fred Hutch lands $7.7M to improve cancer treatment

Coverage of award to the Hutchinson Institute for Health Outcomes Research to conduct a clinical trial to evaluate techniques that could improve cancer treatment

Puget Sound Business Journal
March 27, 2015

Diet research built on a 'house of cards'?

Quotes Dr. Marian Neuhouser about using biomarkers to help correct for bias in self-reported nutrition data

CBC News
February 26, 2015

Nutrition panel urges Americans to eat green

Quotes Dr. Marian Neuhouser, a Fred Hutch nutritional epidemiologist who participated in an expert panel that has updated recommendations for U.S. dietary guidelines

USA Today
February 19, 2015

Nation's top nutrition panel: the American diet is killing us

Quotes Dr. Marian Neuhouser about the latest U.S. dietary recommendations that she helped draft

The Washington Post
February 19, 2015

Doctors strive to do less harm by inattentive care

Article about an effort to reduce patient suffering and inattentive care quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey, director of the Hutchinson Center for Cancer Outcomes Research

The New York Times
February 17, 2015

Looking for that fruit or vegetable that might prevent cancer?

Quotes nutritional epidemiologist Dr. Marian Neuhouser

The Washington Post
February 16, 2015

Eat your fruits and veggies. That's a good way to help prevent cancer.

Quotes Dr. Marian Neuhouser

The New York Times
February 16, 2015

Hutch honors Kansas City Royals Alex Gordon with its annual award

Columnist Nicole Brodeur covers this year's Hutch Award Luncheon

The Seattle Times
February 02, 2015

Immunotherapy research is rebooting Seattle's biotech sector

Article about Seattle's growing immunotherapy sector features the research of Drs. David Maloney, Nora Disis and others

Seattle Magazine
February 01, 2015

Dana-Farber, Seattle hospital CEO take bets on Super Bowl

Article about friendly Super Bowl wager between Fred Hutch's president and director, Dr. Gary Gilliland, and Dana-Farber CEO Edward Benz Jr.

The New York Times
January 30, 2015

Does rotten egg gas flow through the fountain of youth?

Article about the link between calorie restriction, endogenous hydrogen sulfide and longevity mentions the research of Dr. Mark Roth, who found that slightly elevated levels of hydrogen sulfide in the air can increase the lifespans of roundworms by 70 percent and can even put mice into a state of suspended animation

Cosmos
January 27, 2015

ACT-SO winner has aspirations to be a Nobel Prize winner

Profile of Ericka Peagues, a senior at the TAF (Technology Access Foundation), who is interning at Fred Hutch, quotes her mentor, Dr. Beverly Torok-Storb

The Seattle Medium
January 22, 2015

The new year is the perfect time to quit smoking

Interview with Dr. Jonathan Bricker about ways to kick the smoking habit in the new year, including participating in his WebQuit.org online study (his segment starts about 16 minutes into the show and runs about 16 minutes)

"Health, Wealth & Wisdom Radio," WHNZ-AM Tampa, Florida
January 21, 2015

Dorothy Thomas, the 'mother' of bone marrow transplants, dies at 92

Article about the passing of Dottie Thomas quotes Dr. Fred Appelbaum, executive vice president and deputy director of the Hutch

The New York Times
January 16, 2015

Doctors strive to do less harm by inattentive care

Article about an effort to reduce patient suffering and inattentive care quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey, director of the Hutchinson Center for Cancer Outcomes Research

The New York Times
February 17, 2015

Seattle celebrates Blue Friday: Raising the 12th Man flag, downtown rally

Coverage of "Blue Friday" before the Seahawks versus Packers showdown includes a photo of a pep rally at Fred Hutch shot by Fred Hutch News Service photographer Bo Jungmayer

The Seattle Times
February 16, 2015

A pediatric oncologist turns to creative ways to fund his research

Article about how Dr. Jim Olson is using social media to help fund his research

Oncology Times
February 14, 2015

Bad luck and cancer: A science reporter's reflections on a controversial story

Quotes Dr. Anne McTiernan

Science
February 13, 2015

The strange inevitability of evolution

Article about the complexity of evolution quotes Dr. Jesse Bloom of the Basic Sciences Division

Nautilus
February 08, 2015

Can an immune strategy used to treat cancer also wipe out HIV infections?

Hans-Peter Kiem provides expert commentary on the application of CART cell immunotherapy for HIV.

Science
August 07, 2019

Meet the 30 young leaders who are transforming the future of healthcare and disrupting a $3.5 trillion industry

Emily Silgard was chosen as one of Business Insider’s 30 under 40 awardees. This article highlights her efforts in leading a data science team at Fred Hutch. Note: Subscription required.

Business Insider
August 05, 2019

NMSU and University of Washington students learn community health first-hand in rural NM

This article highlights the Health Disparities Field Experience, a 2-week immersive experience for University of Washington graduate students to travel to New Mexico and learn about health disparities in communities in the U.S Southwest. This was the first annual Health Disparities Field Experience sponsored by the Partnership for the Advancement of Cancer Research, a federally funded partnership between NMSU and Fred Hutch. .

New Mexico State News Center
August 16, 2019

Dr. John Hansen, who made marrow transplants safer, dies at 76

The New York Times highlights honored the late-Dr. John Hansen and his contributions to bone marrow transplant research. Note: Subscription required. 

The New York Times
August 13, 2019

Dense breast notification laws not leading to more screening ultrasounds

Reuters highlighted Dr. Christoph Lee’s study, which showed that despite state laws requiring women be notified of dense breast tissue, indicating higher cancer risk, this does not lead to increased screening ultrasound rates. 

Reuters
August 08, 2019

Can an immune strategy used to treat cancer also wipe out HIV infections?

Hans-Peter Kiem provides expert commentary on the application of CART cell immunotherapy for HIV.

Science
August 07, 2019

Meet the 30 young leaders who are transforming the future of healthcare and disrupting a $3.5 trillion industry

Emily Silgard was chosen as one of Business Insider’s 30 under 40 awardees. This article highlights her efforts in leading a data science team at Fred Hutch. Note: Subscription required.

Business Insider
August 05, 2019

What we need to do to get more people with cancer into clinical trials

Dr. Joseph Unger provided expert commentary focused on clinical trial participation barriers.

Healthline
August 05, 2019

Reversing sickle cell disease with CRISPR-edited stem cells

FierceBiotech highlights Hans-Peter Kiem’s research on the use of CRISPR to alter genes related to fetal hemoglobin production. 

FierceBiotech
July 31, 2019

Seattle mom turns the flight of her life into funds for cancer research

KING 5 News profiled Dr. Damian Green’s work on multiple myeloma with patient and fundraising advocate Sarah Kaufmann- Fink.  

KING 5
July 24, 2019
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