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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center unites comprehensive care and advanced research to provide the latest cancer treatment options and accelerate discoveries that prevent, treat and defeat cancer and infectious diseases worldwide. Fred Hutch is a nationally-recognized treatment center that provides a variety of resources for community physicians and other health care professionals.
Fred Hutch is an independent, nonprofit organization that also serves as the cancer program for UW Medicine. This relationship allows for enhanced care coordination with one of the world’s leading integrated health systems.
Oncology Insights blog
This blog is designed for Fred Hutch referring providers who bring world-class cancer care to their patients. Gain timely insights from our nationally-renowned experts through our e-newsletter. We are privileged to partner with you.
For patients with gynecologic cancer, research shows that receiving treatment from a gynecologic oncologist right from the start improves patient outcomes. Does that mean every patient with gynecologic cancer needs to be treated full-time at a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, like the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center? Not necessarily.
In an ongoing effort to develop cancer therapies that provide a better quality of life, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center physicians are spearheading the next generation of cancer treatments that transform radiation therapy into precision medicine. This innovative strategy uses different types of radiation, such as X-rays, protons and neutrons, to trigger an immune response and enhance the effectiveness of immunotherapy.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center leads the way when it comes to offering eligible patients alternative options when conventional therapies no longer work. With more than two dozen phase 1 clinical trials active at any given time, Fred Hutch is constantly poised to bring new cancer therapies from the bench to the bedside. For patients without other options, these trials offer potential access to promising treatments and an opportunity to help advance the science of cancer care.
Nuclear medicine therapies, such as Lu-177 dotatate (Lutathera®), Lu-177 vipivotide tetraxetan, or Lu-177 PSMA (Pluvicto®) and radioiodine, are important tools for treating some types of cancer. Find out how Fred Hutch radiologists deliver nuclear medicine therapy and how to consult with specialists on your next case.
We strive to support Fred Hutch’s vision to improve cancer care by providing the highest-quality medical resources and education to our community.
Fred Hutch provides symposiums, webinars and other educational programs about specific disease programs focusing on advancements to diagnostic techniques and treatment modalities. Our programs feature physician speakers from Fred Hutch and UW Medicine.
Visiting physician program
A visiting physician is a medical doctor with recent patient primary care experience who rotates through the clinical services of the Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) units.
If you have questions about specific treatments or processes, and would like to set up a meeting to discuss with one of our physicians, the outreach team would be happy to help. Please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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