Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research

News & Events

Upcoming Events:

3rd Annual Health Economics & Personalized Medicine Symposium "Paying for Personalized Medicine and Implementation in Patient Care" Amsterdam, Netherlands Cancer Institute
November 13, 2014

Recent Events:

Value in Cancer Care Town Hall
May 19, 2014

Recent Presentations:

Information Needs and Satisfaction with Information Sources among Men with Newly Diagnosed
Local Stage Prostate Cancer and their Spouses
 
by Lisel Koepl, MPH, NCI Cancer Survivorship Conference
June 19, 2014

Cancer Diagnosis as a Risk Factor for Major Financial Hardship and Bankruptcy by Veena Shankaran, NCI Cancer Survivorship Conference
June 18, 2014

The Value of Future Reasearch for P53 as a Predictive BioMarker in Early Stage Squamous Cell Lung Cancer by Joshua A. Roth, Society for Medical Decision Making European Meeting
June 10, 2014 

Can effective cancer care become affordable again?
Cancer Network (website of the journal Oncology), Aug. 22, 2012
Interview with Dr. Scott Ramsey, director of the Center’s Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation (registration required)

Studying the cost and efficacy of cancer care
Cancer Discovery, Aug. 10, 2012
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey about the Center’s new institute devoted to health care economics

Fred Hutch launching institute dedicated to reducing economic burdens of cancer
MyNorthwest.com, Aug. 7, 2012
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey

Figuring out which cancer treatments work
KPLU-FM, Aug. 6, 2012
Interview with Dr. Scott Ramsey

A lonely voice asking tough questions on cancer cost-effectiveness
Xconomy, July 30, 2012
Article about Center’s new institute that focuses on health economics quotes its director, Dr. Scott Ramsey

Could cancer make you go bankrupt? The risk for 8 types of cancer
The Huffington Post, Oct. 12, 2011
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey

The five cancers most likely to push you over the financial edge
Capsules (Kaiser Health News blog), Oct. 11, 2011
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey

Surgery rate late in life surprises researchers
The New York Times, Oct. 5, 2011
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey

Bankruptcy risk nearly doubles in year after cancer diagnosis
Science Magazine News, Aug. 26, 2011
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey

Patients with cancer at risk for bankruptcy
Value-Based Cancer Care, Aug. 24, 2011
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey

How bright promise in cancer testing fell apart
The New York Times, July 7, 2011
Quotes Dr. Scott Ramsey on gene-based cancer tests

Medical debt, lack of health insurance lead to reduced access to health care
EmaxHealth, July 2, 2011
Mentions study by Dr. Scott Ramsey regarding bankruptcy rates among cancer patients

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