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American Society of Hematology honors physician-scientist Rainer Storb with Mentor Award and instates Janis Abkowitz as President.
ASH Honors Rainer Storb with Mentor Award and Instates Janis Abkowitz as President
Shine will be participating in “Fa La La Friday’s,” where merchandise will be reduced by 20 percent on Fridays in December. Products include clothing options, a variety of books, jewelry, magazines, greeting cards and sundries. Proceeds from purchases will go supporting unique patient programs at SCCA.
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Lung cancer is the No. 1 cause of cancer deaths in the United States, despite the fact it is largely preventable. For people at high risk of developing lung cancer, such as current or former longtime smokers, screening for the disease with low-dose CT scans is now a viable option that has been shown to significantly reduce mortality rates.
Screening for Lung Cancer Saves Lives
A research study led by SCCA's Dr. Constance Lehman found that ultrasound has a far higher sensitivity for cancer detection than mammography for women between the ages of 30 to 39 who have symptoms of possible breast cancer
When it comes to treating breast cancer, ‘doing less does more’ October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Oncologists and researchers 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.
Doing Less Does More For Breast Cancer
Three community hospitals in Washington and Montana that are members of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Network are among the first sites qualified by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network to join the NCCN’s new Affiliate Research Project.
Three Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Network Member Hospitals to Join New Collaborative Research Proje
Middle-aged and older current and former longtime, heavy smokers – a group at high risk of lung cancer –can now be screened to detect possible early signs of the disease through a new program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance that uses a type of low-dose CT scan called helical computed tomography.
CT Scan for High Risk Patients
Five-Year Survival Rates Of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Patients Are Highest Among Most Cancer Programs Nationwide
Five-year survival rates among patients treated by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for eight types of cancer are higher than for patients treated at other academic medical centers, as well as large and small community cancer centers nationwide, according to data compiled by the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB).
Five-Year Survival Rates Of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Patients
Columbia Basin Hematology Oncology, a medical practice specializing in cancer and blood diseases based in the Tri Cities, has joined the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Network. The network provides a structured program for supporting community-based oncology services such as continuing medical education, access to clinical trials for local patients through qualified community researchers and patient management collaboration.
Columbia Basin Hematology Oncology joins the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
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