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November 16, 2017

Erin Celebrates Major Milestones After One Year in Remission

This Halloween marked a monumental milestone for 7-year-old Erin Cross. For the first time in Erin’s life, she was healthy enough to go trick-or-treating. And her costume of choice – an old woman – held a special meaning for her family.
November 16, 2017

Seattle Children’s Opens First CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy Trial in the U.S. for Children and Young Adults With Leukemia that Targets CD22 and CD19 Proteins Simultaneously

By launching a bilateral attack on cancer cells, researchers hope to ultimately increase patients’ long-term remission.
September 20, 2017

Kasey Kahne’s No. 5 Chevrolet carries paint scheme designed by 9-year-old

Few of the fans who attended Sunday’s NASCAR race at Chicagoland Speedway were as excited to be at the track as 9-year-old Wyatt Zender of Deming, Wash. Wyatt and his family were guests of Kasey Kahne and his sponsor, Great Clips.
September 20, 2017

On CAR-T’s Edge, Seattle Researchers Plot to Bypass Novartis Therapy

It’s not a stretch to say that Greta Oberhofer is alive thanks to the genetically modified cell therapy called CAR-T. At three and a half months old, she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, an aggressive blood cancer.