At the COTC, cancer and organ transplant specialists work together to treat patients based on their cancer type and transplant condition, current treatments and any off-target effects, biomarkers, comorbidities, general health and life goals.
Fred Hutch works with UW Medicine and the Center for Innovations in Cancer & Transplant to study patient-centered questions.
The Cancer and Organ Transplant Clinic (COTC) at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is the first clinic of its kind to offer consulting services for organ transplant candidates and recipients with cancer.
Fred Hutch works together with UW Medicine Transplant Services to tackle the challenging conditions experienced by patients with cancer before and after an organ transplant.
We started the COTC to answer the questions that make it challenging for patients to receive and maintain organ transplant function:
Cancer can threaten organ health, and organ transplant can improve the health of some cancer patients. The COTC aims to make transplant an option for more cancer patients. If you become a patient in our clinic, you will:
Fred Hutch offers kidney, pancreas, heart and lung transplant services for patients with many different types of cancers: