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Many Patients with Early-Stage Breast Cancer Receive Costly, Inappropriate Testing, Says Fred Hutch Study

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A study from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center that will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting on June 5 in Chicago shows that asymptomatic women who have been treated for early-stage breast cancer often...
24-May-2017 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Report: Just One Alcoholic Drink a Day Increases Breast Cancer Risk, Exercise Lowers Risk

Drinking just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk, finds a major new report by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF).
19-May-2017 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When Malaria Infects the Placenta During Pregnancy, Baby’s Future Immunity Can Be Affected

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Mothers infected with malaria during pregnancy can pass more of their own cells to their baby and change the infant’s risk of later infection, a new study shows.
9-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First Extensive Immune Profile of Sarcomas Shows Some Likely Susceptible to Immunotherapy

Some types of sarcomas elicit a greater immune response than others, which sheds light on how immunotherapy could be used for this connective-tissue cancer, according to a new study in Cancer. Photos, video available:...
27-Apr-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Implanted Scaffold with T Cells Rapidly Shrinks Tumors

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A biopolymer structure enriched with nutrients shows how immunotherapy could be adapted for solid tumors, according to study in The Journal of Clinical Investigation.
19-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells to Fight Cancer

Study in Nature Nanotechnology describes new method to transform immune cells, while inside the body, into leukemia-fighting powerhouses
13-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Big-Picture Look at the World’s Worst Ebola Epidemic

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An international effort to analyze the entire database of Ebola virus genomes from the 2013-2016 West African epidemic reveals insights into factors that sped or slowed the rampage and calls for using real-time sequencing and data-sharing to contain...
12-Apr-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Developing Adoptive T-Cell Therapy for Ovarian Cancer

Dr. Kristin Anderson from Fred Hutch will describe preclinical research on T-cell therapy showing how engineered T cells are able to kill both human and mouse ovarian cancer cells in the lab and significantly extend survival in a mouse model.
29-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT 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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