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New Anti-Cancer Drug Shows Promise for Lymphoma

The Seattle Times reports today on a new drug that SCCA's Andrei Shustov calls a "major breakthrough in T-cell lymphoma therapy." The drug, SGN-35, targets malignant cancer cells and stops them from dividing. The drug was developed by Seattle Genetics, which plans to apply to the FDA for conditional approval of SGN-35 in the first half of 2011  
Related Diseases: Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Women With Personal History of Breast Cancer Should be Screened With MRI

Women with a personal history of breast cancer should consider annual screening with MRI in addition to mammography, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The authors of the study including SCCA's Drs. Wendy DeMartini, Peter Eby, Robert Gutierrez, and Constance Lehman  
Related Diseases: Medical Imaging & Procedures

SCCA's Dr. Tony Back Recognized by the ACS

The American Cancer Society announced today that Dr. Tony Back received the Pathfinder in Palliative Care Award in recognition of his tireless personal passion for promoting palliative care and patient quality of life  

11-04-2010 American Cancer Society Honors (15kb)

Hormone Therapy Leads to More Advanced Breast Cancer

A new study finds that post-menopausal women who use hormone-replacement therapy are at a greater risk of getting aggressive cancers than those who don't. Gwen Ifill gets perspectives on the findings from the lead author of the study, Dr. Rowan Chlebowski, and SCCA's Dr. Julie Gralow  

Robot Approved for Head and Neck Surgeries

KING-5 TV reporter Jean Enersen looks at how SCCA surgeon Dr. Eduardo Mendez uses the Da Vinci Robot to treat patients with head and throat cancers.  

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Announces New President

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announces the selection of Lawrence Corey, M.D., an internationally renowned expert in virology, immunology and vaccine development, as its new president and director.  

Bozeman Deaconess Joins SCCA Affiliate Network

Bozeman Deaconess Hospital in Bozeman, Montana, has joined the SCCA Network to become the ninth Northwest community healthcare facility to enter into an affiliation agreement with SCCA.  

03-03-2010 Bozeman Deaconess Joins SCCA Affiliate Network (33kb)

The Power From Within

An Oregon man beat advanced melanoma—the deadliest of skin cancers—with nothing but his own cancer-fighting immune cells that had been multiplied in the lab. Read about this and other revolutionary immunotherapies in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's latest edition of "Quest" magazine.   
Related Diseases: Melanoma

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