Keyword: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Cancer

Fred Hutch scientists use ‘barcode’ system to find cancer-killing T cells

One big challenge of using T cells to treat cancer is that each infusion contains thousands of different varieties of the cells, some of which are much more effective at killing cancer than others are. So scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle have come up with a new way to find the cells that are most likely to lead the attack against tumors.