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By Andi Bourne

Addy's cells continue to advance DIPG research


January 31, 2019

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Addy "Boo" Trevino

SEATTLE, WASH. – After their daughter Addy was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) in June 2017, Addy's parents Jen and Treay Trevino of Seeley Lake agreed to donate cells from Addy's initial tumor biopsy. Addy's cells were the first treatment naïve, cells that have not been altered by radiation or chemotherapy, to grow in the lab at the Fred Hutchinson Research Center in Seattle, Wash. Now Addy's cells are being used to study immunotherapy treatment for children with DIPG and her cells are helping prepare for a clinical trial for DIPG...

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