Press Releases

Press Releases

2016  |  2015  |  2014

SCCA To Debut New Ads During Local Super Bowl Broadcast

Following the success of its recent brand relaunch, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) will kick off its 2016 advertising campaign with a television commercial debuting during the local broadcast of the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 7, on CBS affiliate KIRO-TV.  

NEW 02-08-2016 SCCA-Debuts-TV-Ads.pdf (5935kb)

New global initiative for breast cancer has roots in Seattle

SEATTLE – (Feb. 3, 2016) – World Cancer Day—Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016—is the web launch of a new global campaign to reduce disparities in breast cancer outcomes for 2.5 million women by 2025. Called Breast Cancer Initiative 2.5 (BCI2.5), the campaign is spearheaded by two internationally renowned breast cancer physicians based in Seattle, Washington: Julie R. Gralow, M.D. and Benjamin O. Anderson, M.D. Both physicians are part of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and its partners, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and UW Medicine. To kick-off the campaign on World Cancer Day, BCI2.5 is launching its website,, which will serve as a platform and resource for policy makers, clinicians and health advocates from across the world.  

NEW 02-08-2016 BCI2.5-Press-Release.pdf (118kb)

Seattle Magazine Names 33 Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Top Doctors

The February 2016 issue of Seattle Magazine features 33 Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) oncologists and specialists as Top Doctors. Physicians from SCCA’s three world-class partner organizations—Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine—appear prominently throughout the list.  

NEW 02-08-2016 Seattle-Magazine -SCCA-2016-Top-Docs.pdf (133kb)

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at EvergreenHealth Welcomes Oncologist Dr. Eric Dean

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) has hired board-certified, medical oncologist Eric Dean, M.D., who will be based at the SCCA community site EvergreenHealth in Kirkland. He is also a newly appointed faculty member of the University of Washington School of Medicine.   

NEW 01-27-2016 Eric-Dean-MD-Joins-SCCA.pdf (101kb)

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance M.D. Receives National Research Grant

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance researcher and oncologist, Ajay Gopal, M.D., has received one of five national research grants awarded by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) to evaluate and define the pre-clinical and clinical effectiveness of enzalutamide in mantle cell lymphoma and endometrial, hepatocellular and prostate cancers. Dr. Gopal’s study focuses on “Androgen Receptor Targeting in Mantle Cell Lymphoma: A Pilot Phase II Trial of Enzalutamide.”  

NEW 01-22-2016 Ajay-Gopal-MD-Recipient-National-Grant-2016.pdf (114kb)

2016  |  2015  |  2014