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2010-12-17 14:40:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has acquired a new 177,000-square-foot building adjacent to its campus on South Lake Union that will house offices and shared resources in support of the Center's research, board chair Doug Walker announced today. The acquisition may also allow for a modest increase in space for laboratory research, he said. The building, located at 1100 Eastlake Ave. E., was acquired for $36 million. "This offers an...

2010-12-09 11:57:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Guests at the 35th anniversary Hutch Holiday Gala on Saturday donated more than $5.6 million for research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. During a segment of the live auction, called "Help the Hutch," members of the Bezos family encouraged guests to close a $10 million challenge gift - first announced at the 2009 Gala - to fund the Hutchinson Center's Immunotherapy Initiative. Guests completed the challenge goal. Hutchinson Center...

2010-12-08 10:00:00

REDMOND, Wash. and SEATTLE, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the successful results of a two-year technology pilot program, UW Medicine will expand its use of Microsoft Amalga Unified Intelligence System (UIS), a data aggregation platform, to support multiple clinical and research initiatives across the health organization. UW Medicine has purchased a perpetual license to use Amalga UIS to improve clinical care, quality and human subjects-approved research by providing clinical and...

2010-12-05 00:13:33

David Jacobsohn, MD, will lead Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation Washington, DC (Vocus) December 3, 2010 Children's National Medical Center welcomes David Jacobsohn, MD as Chief of the Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Dr. Jacobsohn joins the team from Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, where he served as a member of the Stem Cell Transplant Program staff and as the Director of the Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease Clinic. "We are pleased to have Dr. Jacobsohn...

2010-11-25 21:45:00

A decade of refinements in marrow and stem cell transplantation to treat blood cancers significantly reduced the risk of treatment-related complications and death, according to an institutional self-analysis of transplant-patient outcomes conducted at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Among the major findings of the study, which compared transplant-patient outcomes in the mid-'90s with those a decade later: After adjusting for factors known to be associated with outcome, the researchers...

2010-11-03 13:01:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 250 high school science students and their teachers will have an enlightening look into some of the world's leading research labs at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. On Nov. 4, high schoolers from across the state will be attending Hutch High, an innovative half-day science symposium. Most of the students are 10th graders who might not otherwise have the firsthand opportunity to see inside the world of biomedical science....

2010-10-28 12:00:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today formalized an ongoing relationship by signing a collaboration agreement. It marks the first such agreement between the China CDC and a U.S. cancer research center. The agreement -- a memorandum of understanding -- provides a framework for scientific research and training projects that support and contribute to the prevention, early...

2010-10-22 12:02:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, experts from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical care partner, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, are offering weekly research-based tip sheets regarding breast cancer prevention, screening and early detection, treatment and survivorship. Today's tip sheet, the fourth and final in the series, is "10 Tips for Breast Cancer Survivors" provided by Karen Syrjala, Ph.D., director...

2010-10-15 11:48:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, experts from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical care partner, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, are offering a series of weekly research-based tip sheets regarding a variety of topics related to breast cancer, including breast cancer prevention, screening and early detection, treatment, and survivorship. The series will conclude next Friday, Oct. 22. Today's tip sheet, the...

2010-10-08 14:56:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, experts from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and its clinical care partner, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, are offering a series of weekly research-based tip sheets regarding a variety of topics related to breast cancer, including breast cancer prevention, screening and early detection, treatment, and survivorship. The series will conclude Friday, Oct. 22. Today's tip sheet, the second of...