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Fred Hutch announces eight recipients of 2024 Dr. Eddie Méndez Scholar Award

Fred Hutch Cancer Center announced eight recipients of the national Dr. Eddie Méndez Scholar Award, which recognizes which recognizes outstanding early-career scientists from underrepresented backgrounds who are studying cancer, infectious diseases...
18-Jun-2024 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tip Sheet: Breast cancer guidelines change again, skin care for summer, palliative care award — and diversity in NCI cancer centers

Below are summaries of recent Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center research findings and other news. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, contact our media team to set up interviews.
5-Jun-2024 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Active surveillance shown to be an effective management strategy for prostate cancer patients

Researchers from Fred Hutch Cancer Center have found that active surveillance for prostate cancer patients with a low risk of progression is an effective alternative to immediate surgery or radiation to manage the disease.
30-May-2024 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Herpes cure with gene editing makes progress in laboratory studies

Researchers at Fred Hutch Cancer Center have found in pre-clinical studies that an experimental gene therapy for genital and oral herpes removed 90% or more of the infection and suppressed how much virus can be released from an infected individual,...
13-May-2024 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tip Sheet: Funding awarded to two ovarian cancer research projects, progress towards liquid biopsies for lung cancer — and cannabis and alcohol use in patients

Below are summaries of recent Fred Hutch Cancer Center research findings, patient stories and other news.
3-May-2024 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tip Sheet: Weight loss drugs and cancer prevention, Fred Hutch at AACR, lymphedema Q&A — and new vice president and chief nursing officer

SEATTLE — April 3, 2024 — Below are summaries of recent Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center research findings, patient stories and other news. If you’re covering the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, please see our list...
3-Apr-2024 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

One in five people with cancer participate in medical research studies

Researchers from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and peer institutions released new findings in the Journal of Clinical Oncology showing that when all types of cancer research studies are considered,...
2-Apr-2024 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Clinical study of a blood test shows 83% accuracy for detecting colorectal cancer

A blood test intended for screening for colorectal cancer in people who are of average risk and not experiencing symptoms correctly detected colorectal cancer in 83% of people confirmed to have the disease, according to a study published March 14 in...
11-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Coping in the aftermath of a cancer diagnosis

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be one of the most stressful, pivotal moments in an individual’s life. With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, Fred Hutch social psychologist and researcher Megan J. Shen, PhD, shares tips for coping with a...
2-May-2024 4:05 PM EDT

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

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

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