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Immunotherapy Drug Becomes First Therapy Approved by FDA for Rare Skin Cancer

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday granted accelerated approval to the checkpoint inhibitor Bavencio (avelumab) for the treatment of patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma. Dr. Paul Nghiem, a senior investigator on the clinical...
24-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Common Cold Can Be Surprisingly Dangerous for Transplant Patients

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Study shows typically ‘mild’ respiratory virus can turn into deadly pneumonia in this vulnerable population, points to need for effective meds, better prevention
7-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch Announces 2017 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award Recipients

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today announced the recipients of the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award, which recognizes the outstanding achievement of graduate studies in the biological sciences. The thirteen award recipients were...
1-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Open Science Prize Goes to Software Tool for Tracking Viral Outbreaks

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After three rounds of competition — one of which involved a public vote — a software tool developed by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Basel to track Zika, Ebola and other viral disease outbreaks in...
28-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Novel ‘Barcode’ Tracking of T Cells in Immunotherapy Patients Identifies Likely Cancer-Killers

A new discovery by researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle makes an important step in identifying which specific T cells within the diverse army of a person’s immune system are best suited to fight cancer. The findings...
21-Feb-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tip Sheet / Expert Directory: HIV/AIDS Research at Fred Hutch

HIV/AIDS researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center are pioneering efforts across disciplines to advance preventative and curative approaches against the disease.
9-Feb-2017 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch’s Paulovich Laboratory to Lead Protein Assay Work for National Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot

Paulovich’s lab will develop a customized panel of MRM (multiple reaction monitoring)-based assays and deploy these assays to quantify tumor proteins in clinical samples from patients receiving treatment. Other collaborators in the Moonshot...
6-Feb-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Uncover Possible Therapeutic Targets for Rare Autism Spectrum Disorder

Researchers have uncovered 30 genes that could, one day, serve as therapeutic targets to reverse Rett syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that affects only girls and is a severe form of an autism spectrum disorder.
27-Jan-2017 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Embargoed Research: In Fred Hutch Study, Obese Women Who Lost Weight Significantly Lowered Levels of Proteins in the Blood That Help Certain Tumors Grow

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12-Jul-2016 12:05 AM EDT

Fred Hutch Expert Available to Discuss New Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Screening

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15-Jun-2016 6:05 PM EDT

Fred Hutch Expert Available to Discuss NEJM Article on Biomarker Tests for Molecularly Targeted Therapies

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Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH, an internationally recognized oncologist and health economist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a member of a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), is available to...
14-Jun-2016 1:05 AM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss New Study About the Future of Personalized Breast Cancer Treatment

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If you’re seeking an expert to discuss a new study (in Nature) about the future of personalized breast cancer treatment, Dr. Amanda (Mandy) Paulovich, Oncologist and Geneticist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and one of the study’s...
25-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Experimental HIV Vaccine Regimen to Be Tested in Large-Scale Clinical Trial; Could Lead to First Licensed AIDS Vaccine.

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18-May-2016 7:05 PM EDT

#Exercise and #Cancer Risk: @Fredhutch Expert Can Comment on Study in Today's JAMA Internal Medicine

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16-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Cancer and Mental Health Disorders: @FredHutch Survivorship Expert Available to Discuss New Findings

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28-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Malaria Expert Available: Volunteers Roll Up Sleeves and Get Infected to Test Experimental Drug in Seattle

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25-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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