Today’s cancer care comprises multiple goals and approaches, including early detection, prevention, and cure. Faculty in our Division of Medical Oncology are conducting world-class cancer research.
- Dr. E. Donnall Thomas was the first to show that marrow could be safely infused into a human patient. Later he was the first to treat acute leukemia patients with marrow transplantation.
- Establishment of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
- Major contribution to bone marrow and stem cell therapy
- Development of cell-based immunotherapy
- Global approaches to breast cancer
- Addressing financial toxicity of therapy
- Immunotherapy to treat cancer
- Risk-assessment model for acute myeloid leukemia therapy
- Genomically driven personalized medicine for cancer treatment
- Identification of germ line BRCA mutations in metastatic prostate cancer