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LifeLinks Long-Term Follow-Up Newsletter

The Long-Term Follow-Up (LTFU) newsletter, LifeLinks, is sent quarterly to people who have undergone treatment through the Fred Hutchinson Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. The newsletter features a frequently asked question column, stories about research, and profiles of survivors and staff.

Learn more about the LTFU clinic.

If you have comments or questions about the newsletter, contact Kevin Bray at (206) 667-6256 or by e-mail at ltfunews@fhcrc.org.

Recent Issues

2013

Fall 2013, Vol. 10, No. 2

  • New Director at the Helm
  • Transitional Transplant Clinic
  • FAQ: Resilience Questions

Spring 2013, Vol. 10, No. 1

  • Feature: A responsibility to improve health for transplant survivors 
  • FAQ: Resilience Questions

2012

Fall 2012, Vol. 9, No. 4

  • Feature: Financial stress could hamper recovery 
  • FAQ: Understanding Graft-vs-Host-Disease

Summer 2012, Vol. 9, No. 3

  • Feature: Depression and fatigue: Is it in the genes? 
  • FAQ: The Importance of Human Genome in Transplantation Research

Spring 2012, Vol. 9, No. 2

  • Feature: The challenge of transplantation: suitable matches 
  • FAQ: History of Transplantation

Winter 2012, Vol. 9, No. 1

  • Feature: What are we doing for survivors today?  
  • FAQ: Adolescent Survivorship Issues 

2011

Fall 2011, Vol. 8, No. 4

  • Feature: Survey reveals encouraging heart news  

Summer 2011, Vol. 8, No. 3

  • Feature: New leader at helm of pediatric services   
  • FAQ: Shine Store Offers Products for Cancer Patients

Spring 2011, Vol. 8, No. 2

  • Feature: Center reports transplant improvements  
  • FAQ: Research Findings on Benefits of Exercise

Winter 2011, Vol. 8, No. 1

  • Feature: Patients need more preventive care info  
  • FAQ: Screening Tests Post-Transplant

2010

Fall 2010, Vol. 7, No. 4

  • Feature: Wanted: a completed questionnaire  
  • FAQ: Unrelated Donor Transplants

Summer 2010, Vol. 7, No. 3

  • Feature: Looking for a better quality of life
  • FAQ: Exercise After Cancer Treatment or Transplant

Spring 2010, Vol. 7, No. 2

  • Feature: The spirit of a pioneer, Dr. E. Donnall Thomas    
  • FAQ: Dental Issues Following Transplant

Winter 2010, Vol. 7, No. 1

  • Feature: Key study shows more need for research  
  • FAQ: Life Expectancy Study