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September 24, 2018

Trial to assess CAR T-cell therapy for relapsed, refractory solid tumors

STRIvE-01, a trial underway at Seattle Children's, will evaluate chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy for children and young adults with relapsed or refractory noncentral nervous system EGFR-expressing solid tumors.
September 16, 2018

‘As quick as you can get’: Toddler cancer free after 10 days of immunotherapy

Harper Beare, just shy of her second birthday, has spent nearly half her life in and out of hospitals after being diagnosed with leukemia. After four rounds of chemotherapy didn't put Harper into remission, her doctor recommended an immunotherapy trial at Seattle Children's.
September 12, 2018

Further development of CAR-T cell therapies in solid tumors will need industry, says GlobalData

Just as Seattle Children's Hospital has initiated a study of two CAR-T cell therapies in young people with relapsed or refractory non-central nervous system epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-positive solid tumors, GlobalData states that if study data are positive, collaboration with industry will be required to support further clinical development and commercialization.
September 5, 2018

Dream Big, Fly High: What Russell Wilson’s new plane is all about

Forget what the playbook says: tailgating starts at the gate. Seattle football fans flying to the regular season opener in Denver are in for a treat this Friday. Gate C9 at Seattle Tacoma International Airport will be decked out in blue – and a new Russell Wilson plane will be waiting at the end of the jetway. The Boeing 737-800 features Wilson’s tagline, “Dream Big. Fly High.” above the aircraft door. The tagline is a reminder of what our partnership with Seattle’s star quarterback is about – celebrating our hometown football fans and building a strong local community.