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April 11, 2018

Brain tumor patients and their families face uncertainty, a sense of feeling alone, and helplessness.  To diminish that burden, the The National Brain Tumor Society recently announced a new effort to provide information, tools, and guidance.

April 25, 2018

Dr. Nora Disis, director of UW Medicine's Cancer Vaccine Institute, said her lab came at the problem by treating cancer, as they did a flu vaccine. 

February 15, 2018

Dr. Tony Blau founded All4Cure, an online knowledge-sharing website for doctors, researchers and patients with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells.

picture of Dr. Paul Nghiem
February 16, 2018

Frisco, Texas, resident Steve Murphy, 66, was diagnosed last September with Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare skin cancer he’d never heard of.  His grim prognosis: 50 percent chance of surviving 90 days.

February 6, 2018

If you were diagnosed with glioblastoma — a brain cancer that, with conventional chemotherapy and radiation treatment, is usually fatal within 12 to 15 months — would you try a novel therapy that might buy you an additional five months (on avera

January 18, 2018

Greg Ledwon, a patient with acute myeloid leukemia says he is slaying cancer and is excited about the prospects of curing leukemia.

January 11, 2018

Dr. Eduardo Mendez, a UW Medicine surgical oncologist and Fred Hutch researcher known for extraordinary talent and compassion with patients, died Jan. 5 with family at his side.  He was 45 and had battled cancer himself for two years.

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