Press Releases| 2014
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) has grown in the last 15 years—from a collaborator in the fight against cancer to a global leader and innovator in revolutionizing research, prevention and cure of several cancers and other diseases. Today, SCCA is taking another step forward with a new logo, identity, and voice that better reflect the reality of what SCCA is as an organization.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance has hired two new physicians: Melanoma/Sarcoma Specialty Physician Lee D. Cranmer, MD, PhD, F.A.C.P. who will be based in Seattle, and Lung Specialty Physician Daniel J. Moore, MD who will be based at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance community site, EvergreenHealth in Kirkland.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance announced today that has expanded its clinical care network, welcoming its newest member, St. Joseph Medical Center in Lewiston.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance doctors have been named “Top Cancer Doctors 2015” by Newsweek magazine for the United States. Newsweek compiled the list in conjunction with Castle Connolly Medical LTD, publisher of America's Top Doctors.® This is the first time that Seattle Cancer Care Alliance doctors have appeared on the list.
Olympic Swimmers and Cancer Survivors Unite for 7th Annual Swim Across America Event Benefitting SCCA
Swim Across America, a non-profit dedicated to raising money for cancer research, prevention, and treatment through swimming-related events, will host its seventh annual Seattle Open Water Swim on Saturday, September 12. Swimmers have the opportunity to join U.S. Olympic medalists Nathan Adrian, Mary Wayte, Rick Colella, Margaret Hoelzer, Emily Silver, Dana Kirk, Wendy Boglioli, and Jeff Float, with a special appearance by Canadian Olympian Chris Chalmers in swimming for a cause. Event proceeds will support immunotherapy research and pancreatic cancer treatment at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA).
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/University of Washington Medical Center Named Among Best in the Nation for Adult Cancer Care
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/ University of Washington Medical Center has been named as one of the top five Best Hospitals in the Nation for Adult Cancer Treatment by U.S. News & World Report for 2015-2016. This is the first time that Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/University of Washington Medical Center has appeared on the list.
SCCA Institutions Complete Comprehensive Study That Holds New Promise for Prostate Cancer Treatment, Targets and Future Outcomes
Researchers from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) recently completed a ground-breaking study that analyzed the genetic factors contributing to metastatic prostate cancer, an advanced form of prostate cancer resistant to standard hormone therapy. Researchers from two of SCCA’s founding institutions (University of Washington and Fred Hutch) conducted the study, in collaboration with eight national and international institutions.
Fred Hutch Bone Marrow Transplant Program at SCCA Recognized Nationally for Outstanding Survival Rates
Fred Hutch Bone Marrow Transplant Program at SCCA was recently recognized for outperforming its anticipated one-year survival rate for allogeneic transplant patients. The new performance results were calculated by the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) and published in the 2014 Transplant Center-Specific Survival Report.
Fred Hutch Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Recognized Nationally for
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. The SCCA Community Health Improvement Grant program awarded funds up to $7,500 to grantees.
SCCA Awards Community Health Improvement Grants to Local Nonprofits