cancer research http://kplu.org en $20 Million Gift From Bezos Family To Support Cancer Therapies At Fred Hutch http://kplu.org/post/20-million-gift-bezos-family-support-cancer-therapies-fred-hutch <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/143600326&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The family of Amazon.com founder Jeff </span>Bezos<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has given Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center its largest-ever single gift.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.fhcrc.org/en/news/releases/2014/04/bezos-family-donates-twenty-million-to-fred-hutch-to-develop-therapies-that-melt-cancer.html">The $20 million donation </a>will fund research into cancer immunotherapy, a field that uses the body’s own immune system fight tumors. Fred Hutch president Dr. Larry Corey says the line of research is making huge strides.</p><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:41:54 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 15769 at http://kplu.org $20 Million Gift From Bezos Family To Support Cancer Therapies At Fred Hutch Figuring out which cancer treatments work http://kplu.org/post/figuring-out-which-cancer-treatments-work <p>Seattle&rsquo;s a hub for cancer research, and usually that means scientists are looking for cures or new treatments. Now a new project will try to tell us if those treatments are worth the price-tag.</p><p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 15:17:10 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 5870 at http://kplu.org