The latest news and information about Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
The new community program addresses specific cancer screening, early detection, and prevention needs for at risk populations in King, Snohomish, and Pierce counties. Designed to build sustainable collaborations with Washington communities, SCCA selected seven local nonprofit organizations to receive funds. Read more.
Katmai Oncology Group has joined the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Network to become its eleventh affiliate in the greater Northwest. The affiliation will expand local access to cancer treatment options and help foster advances in cancer care. Read more.
The journal Radiology published a study conducted by researchers at SCCA and the University of Washington that found that adding tomosynthesis (also known as 3D mammography) to routine biennial digital mammography could improve health outcomes at a reasonable cost relative to digital mammography alone. Read more.
If you provide health and human services or education programs in the Puget Sound area, you may be interested in applying for a SCCA Community Health Improvement Grant. SCCA is awarding grants of up to $7,500 to organizations that undertake to educate their communities about cancer risks and the need for increased screening and early detection. The grant application deadline is October 10, 2014. Learn more.
Moody's Investors Service has affirmed Seattle Cancer Care Alliance's A2 revenue bond rating, and has revised its outlook to positive from stable. This action affects $82 million of rated revenue bonds issued by the Washington Health Care Facilities Authority. Inclusive of unrated bonds, SCCA has a total of $102 million of debt outstanding. Read more.