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.

Acute myeloid leukemia cells
January 12, 2018

Pamela Becker, a UW professor of medicine (hematology) and a faculty member at the Institute for Stem Cell an

December 29, 2017

A recent national news story called attention to an “epidemic” of unnecessary cancer screenings among senior citizens in the Unite

picture of Dr. Nancy Davidson
December 8, 2017

A UW Medicine breast cancer expert discusses a recent prominent study indicating that the most common breast cancer is more insidious than previously understood.

September 26, 2017

Beginning four years ago, 15 women with incurable (metastatic triple-negative) breast cancer were enrolled in a unique clinical trial.

  • EMBARGOED until 4:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday, June 28, 2017
  • Media contact: Susan Gregg, 206.616.6730;


Subscribe to cancer