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SCCA News

  The latest news and information about Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

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October 08, 2012
Oncologists and researchers at SCCA are discovering that when it comes to treating breast cancer, “doing less does more” for patients. This approach kills the cancer while improving cure rates and decreasing the chance of the cancer returning. It also spares patients the damaging side effects of treatment caused by toxic chemotherapy, less-precise radiation therapy, unnecessary diagnostic radiology and surgery. Read more.
September 21, 2012
Dr. Ben Anderson is interviewed on KOMO News about the first annual Do the Puyallup Walk to Beat Breast Cancer that's happening tomorrow at the Puyallup Fair. Click here to view Dr. Anderson's interview and here for more information about the walk.
September 21, 2012
SCCA patient navigator Carmen Cunningham is interviewed on Univision Seattle KUNS about tomorrow's Do the Puyallup Walk for Breast Cancer and the services that multicultural communities can expect at SCCA. Watch the interview (in Spanish).
September 21, 2012
USA Today looks at how the publicity surrounding ABC's Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts' bone marrow transplant has raised awareness about the need for more blood donors. The paper also interviews SCCA's Colleen Delaney about alternative donor transplants, an option for those who can't find an exact match. Read more.
September 20, 2012
For years the Calypso system has been successfully used to more precisely apply radiation to prostate cancer patients. Recently, the system has been approved  for treating breast cancer. KOMO News talks to SCCA's Dr. Janice Kim and others about the benefits of this treatment option. Read more.
September 19, 2012
Targeted therapy is helping more and more women survive breast cancer without the need for chemotherapy. KOMO News interviews SCCA's Dr. Julie Gralow about how patients, such as Jeanette Woldseth, can beat their cancers and avoid chemotherapy and it's toxic side effects. Read more.

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