Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/University of Washington Medical Center has been named as one of the top five Best Hospitals in the Nation for Adult Cancer Care Treatment by U.S. News & World Report for 2015-2016. This is the first time that Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/University of Washington Medical Center has appeared on the list. Read more.
Researchers from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) recently completed a ground-breaking study that analyzed the genetic factors contributing to metastatic prostate cancer, an advanced form of prostate cancer resistant to standard hormone therapy. Read more.
Listed below are clinical trials that have opened at SCCA in the last several weeks. These trials are looking at new treatments for patients with late stage III or IV lung cancer, mesothelioma, stage III or IV breast cancer, oropharynx cancer, and T-cell lymphoma. Read more.
Last week SCCA awarded three junior nursing students with the first ever Future of Oncology Nursing Scholarship. SCCA is striving to create a center of excellence in oncology nursing, and this new scholarship program is intended to inspire local nursing students to pursue a career in oncology. Read more.
Earlier today, Rita Wilson disclosed to People Magazine in an exclusive statement that she has been recently diagnosed with breast cancer and has undergone bilateral mastectomy and reconstructive surgery. This this post, SCCA’s Dr. VK Gadi provides a detailed discussion of Ms. Wilson’s underlying condition-– LCIS (lobular carcinoma in situ)-–and what treatment options should be considered for women with this condition. Read more.
EvergreenHealth and SCCA have partnered to provide superior cancer care within Halvorson Cancer Center in Kirkland. Learn more
On average, patients treated by SCCA have better survival rates. Learn more
The SCCA Network provides community-based physicians with access to the latest cancer diagnostic and treatment information. Learn More