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Puget Sound-area adults are much more knowledgeable about cancer than they were a decade ago. However, when asked to choose which health issue they feel is of most concern respondents overwhelmingly chose obesity over cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and aging.
The Regence Foundation selected Seattle Cancer Care Alliance's Dr. Tony Back to receive a Sojourns Award for his leadership and innovation in advancing palliative care in Washington state.
PET Scans Confirm Effectiveness of Estrogen-blocking Drugs in Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer
For the first time, researchers at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance have demonstrated the feasibility of using serial positron emission tomography (PET) scans to confirm the relative effectiveness of estrogen-blocking and estrogen-depleting therapy in patients with metastatic breast cancer. The results of the research are published online in Clinical Cancer Research
Linden FES PET Study Press Release
Yervoy, the first drug shown to prolong the lives of people with the skin cancer melanoma recently won approval from the FDA. Yervoy is an example of an emerging class of treatments known as immunotherapy that harness the body’s own immune system to fight tumors
Related Diseases: Melanoma
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance announced today that it has opened a new radiation oncology center at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center The new service is located in Suite G-16 of the hospital’s Medical Office Building at 1560 N. 115th St. in Seattle
With a recent gift of more than $1 million, Safeway, Inc., has extendeds the company’s longtime support of breast cancer research and care at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and UW Medicine
In the January issue of Seattle Woman, SCCA's Dr. Connie Lehman recommends ten things to consider when scheduling a mammogram
Related Diseases: Medical Imaging & Procedures