Recent Coverage

Recent Coverage

August 24, 2016

Mercer Island Reporter publishes "Swim Across America returns to Mercer Island Sept. 10"
Article highlights the annual swim event that directly benefits Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Learn more.

August 23, 2016

Puget Sound Business Journal publishes "Seattle artificial intelligence experts enlisted in Cancer Moonshot coding challenge"
Piece interviews SCCA's Dr. Christoph Lee on the Digital Mammography DREAM Challenge. Learn more.

August 17, 2016

Becker's Hospital Review publishes "Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at University of Washington Medical Center | 100 hospital and health systems with great oncology programs 2016"
SCCA is ranked among the top 10 programs in the nation for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more.

August 8, 2016

Puget Sound Business Journal publishes an exclusive on SCCA's new immunotherapy clinic 
Feature article on SCCA's new immunotherapy clinic. Learn more.

August 2, 2016

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Ranks Nationally as a Top 10 Cancer Center
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) / University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) is ranked among the best in the nation for adult cancer care by U.S. News & World Report for 2016-2017.  Learn more.

July 29, 2016

SwimSwam.com reports on Nathan Adrian's plans after the Rio Olympics: Participate in the Seattle Swim Across America event in honour of his friend and former Cal teammate Matt Benoit. Learn more.

July 27, 2016

The Kitsap Sun reports on Nathan Adrian's plans for taking part in the Seattle Swim Across America event in September. Learn more.

July 26, 2016

425 Magazine looks at the impact the Seattle Swim Across America event has had in funding important cancer research at SCCA. Learn more

June 26, 2016

KIRO 7 interviews SCCA at the Seattle Pride Parade
Interview with SCCA's Jim Barker, live from the parade. Learn more.

June 19, 2016

KIRO 7 airs "Health Evolution: Fighting Cancer From Within" 
Programs features SCCA patients and physicians. Learn more.

June 17, 2016

The Seattle Times publishes "Mel Stottlemyre on Father’s Day: Courage, tragedy, baseball and an unbreakable family bond" 
Story features an SCCA patient. Learn more.

June 16, 2016

425 Magazine publishes "Seattle’s Swim Across America Supports Cancer Research" 
Story features a community event benefiting SCCA. Learn more.

June 6, 2016

New Day Northwest airs "Empowering breast cancer survivors" 
Program features SCCA's Dr. Hakim Said. Learn more.

June 3, 2016

KIRO Radio airs "Despite improving cancer treatments, Seattle doctor sees more seeking ‘natural’ remedies"
Story discusses patient and physician perspectives. Learn more.

June 1, 2016

The New England Journal of Medicine publishes "Biomarker Tests for Molecularly Targeted Therapies" by Dr. Gary Lyman
The perspective on biomarkers is shared by an SCCA expert . Learn more.

June 1, 2016

Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing publishes "From Student to Practicing Oncology Nurse"
Article by SCCA's director of nursing, education and practice, Kathleen Shannon Dorcy, PhD, RN. Learn more.

May 26, 2016

Puget Sound Business Journal publishes "Bellevue biotech, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance partner for lung cancer study"
Story features research by Dr. Keith Eaton. Learn more.

May 20, 2016

WalletHub publishes "2016 Best & Worst Cities for Your Skin" with SCCA expert
Dr. Paul Nghiem comments on how to reduce risk of skin cancer in an "Ask the Experts" section. Learn more.

May 17, 2016 

Washington Post publishes "Here’s what men need to know about the Angelina Jolie 'breast-cancer gene'"
Dr. Bruce Montgomery discusses genetic testing in men who develop breast cancer. Learn more.

May 15, 2016

Washington Post interviews Dr. Bruce Montgomery regarding men with BRCA gene
Story is titled "Defective ‘breast cancer’ genes aren’t just dangerous for women. They’re also linked to aggressive cancer in men." Learn more.

May 12, 2016

Thurston Talk publishes “Portrait of a Survivor – Jim Brown is Beating the Odds”
Story features SCCA patient and physician. Learn more.

May 12, 2016

Maple Valley Reporter publishes “Bra Dash to raise money for The Wings of Karen”
Story includes SCCA as event partner. Learn more.

May 11, 2016

New Day Northwest interviews Dr. Julie Gralow and her patient on breast cancer survivorship
The story discusses breast cancer survivorship and the SCCA Wellness Clinic. Learn more.

May 11, 2016

New Day Northwest wellness panel with Dr. Julie Gralow
As part of New Day Northwest's Wellness Wednesday panel, Dr. Julie Gralow answers questions on breast cancer survivorship and breast cancer therapy. Learn more.

May 10, 2016

Oncology Times publishes "Evolving Management of the Cancer Patient With Sepsis"
Story highlights SCCA's program to implement a sepsis Stat Pack as part of ongoing infection prevention research. Learn more

May 1, 2016

Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network publishes "Fine-Needle Aspiration for Breast Cancer Diagnosis: One Size Does Not Fit All"
The journal features an editorial by SCCA's Breast Health Clinic director, Dr. Benjamin O. Anderson. Learn more

April 21, 2016

The Atlantic publishes "Cancer: The Final Frontier"
The in-depth article discussing immumotherapy features an SCCA patient and two physicians, Dr. Paul T. Nghiem and Dr. Shailender Bhatia. Learn more.

April 19, 2016

JAMA publishes "PD-1 Blockade in Melanoma: A Promising Start, but a Long Way to Go"
The Journal of the Americal Medical Association features an editorial by SCCA medical oncologists Dr. Shailender Bhatia and Dr. John Thompson. Both specialize in melanoma. Learn more.

April 19, 2016

The Washington Post reports "The list of cancers being taken down by immunotherapy keeps growing"
The story highlights an SCCA patient being treated for Merkel cell carcinoma. Learn more.

April 19, 2016

The New England Journal of Medicine publishes "PD-1 Blockade with Pembrolizumab in Advanced Merkel-Cell Carcinoma"
Article features research by two SCCA physicians, Dr. Paul T. Nghiem and Dr. Shailender Bhatia. Learn more.

April 13, 2016

New Day Northwest interviews Dr. Ben Anderson on breast cancer
The story discusses breast cancer programs at SCCA and a new global initiative to reduce breast cancer around the world. Learn more.

April 6, 2016

Medscape reports "NCCN Takes New Look at Vulvar Cancer"
The story discusses the new NCCN guidelines drafted with the leadership of SCCA physician, Dr. Wui-Jin Koh. Learn more.

March 31, 2016

The American Journal of Managed Care reports "NCCN Melanoma Guideline Update"
This story reports on Dr. John Thompson's presentation from NCCN's Annual Meeting. Learn more.

March 22, 2016

KPLU reports "Biden Talks Cancer 'Moonshot' And Research Cooperation At Fred Hutch In Seattle"
The story highlights SCCA's involvement in the vice president's listening tour. Learn more.

March 21, 2016

The Seattle Times reports "Biden brings cancer 'moonshot' talks to Fred Hutch"
The article highlights a patient who underwent a stemcell transplant at SCCA. Learn more.

March 21, 2016

Puget Sound Business Journal reports on VP Joe Biden and how sharing big data is vital to cancer research
SCCA's Chief Nurse Executive and Vice President of Clinical Operations Angelique Richard, Ph.D., R.N., participated on the panel with the vice president. Learn more.

March 21, 2016

Seattle P-I covers VP Joe Biden's visit
Story includes photo of SCCA's Chief Nurse Executive and Vice President of Clinical Operations, Angelique Richard, Ph.D., R.N., who participated on the panel with the vice president. Learn more.

March 16, 2016

Becker's selects SCCA as one of 150 great places to work 
Becker's Healthcare selected SCCA one of 150 great places to work in their annual survey. Among the criteria that the Becker's Healthcare editorial team considered in selecting SCCA was benefits offerings, wellness initiatives, and efforts to improve professional development, diversity and inclusion, work-life balance and a sense of community among employees. Read more

March 2, 2016

Discover South Lake Union gives SCCA's Shine a nod
The biannual issue of Discover South Lake Union looks at several retail options in the neighborhood, including Shine. Read more.

March 1, 2016

KCTS9 Reports on How Cord Blood Can Help Treat Patients With Blood Cancer
Stacey Jenkins investigates how stem cells harvested from an umbilical cord can be used for patients who otherwise would require a more diffiuclt bone marrow transplant for blood cancers such as leukemia. She interviews SCCA's Dr. Colleen Delaney, who has pioneered the use of cord blood transplants and who is leading the way to making such transplants available to many more patients. Learn more.

February 27, 2016

KPLU Sound Effects Features Shine
Ed Ronco visits Shine, SCCA's retail store in South Lake Union, and learns how it caters to cancer patients in a way that no other retailer can. Learn more.

February 26, 2015

KING 5 News Reports on SCCA's Mammogram Van
SCCA's Mammogram Van is all about bringing state-of-art breast cancer screening to the Puget Sound area. And soon, SCCA will be adding a second Mammogram Van. Learn more.

February 25, 2016

Puget Sound Business Journal Announces the New Clinical Trials Unit Opening at SCCA
UW Medicine, Fred Hutch, Juno Therapeutics, and SCCA recently announced a new collaboration on a clinical trials unit focused on immunotherapy. The new unit is expected to open at SCCA's outpatient clinic on Lake Union in September. Learn more.

February 25, 2016

OncLive Video with Dr. Renato Martins on Managing Toxicities From Treatment of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
While in Scottsdale, Arizona for the 2016 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, Dr. Martins discusses toxicities associated with lenvatinib for treating differentiated thyroid cancer and cautions that side effects must be proactively managed. Learn more.

February 24, 2016

New Day Northwest Interviews Dr. V.K. Gadi about Male Breast Cancer
Dr. Gadi discusses the challenges of diagnosing and treating male breast cancer. He also touches on some of the exciting developments that are happening with cancer research at the Fred Hutch and SCCA. Learn more.

February 22, 2016

OncLive Interviews Dr. Renato Martins about Thyroid Cancer
Q&A with Dr. Martins on the impact lenvatinib has on treating patients with differentiated thyroid cancer. Learn more.

February 17, 2016

The Wall Street Journal Experts Blog Considers Why the Moon to Cure Cancer Might Work
Dr. Atul Grover of the  Association of American Medical Colleges argues that  Vice President Joseph Biden’s “Moon Shot to Cure Cancer“ just might work. He singles out three institutions as examples that give him hope: MD Anderson in Houston, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center in Philadelphia. Learn more

February 15, 2016

OncLive Video Interview with Dr. Renato Martins on Patient Selection for Nivolumab in NSCLC. Learn more.

February 5, 2016

Puget Sound Business Journal Announces SCCA's New Ad Campaign
SCCA's marketing and communications director Holly Rosenfeld discusses how to tell the patient story. Learn more.

February 4, 2016

Katie Couric Interview's Dr. Elizabeth Swisher on World Cancer Day
Yahoo! News' Q&A with Dr. Elizabeth Swisher, medical director of the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention Program of SCCA. Learn more.

January 28, 2016

OncLive Interviews Dr. Renato Martins on Use of PD-1 Inhibitors for Treating NCSLC
SCCA's Dr. Renato Martins discusses using these therapies for treating nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer. Learn more.

January 25, 2016

Seattle Magazine Names 33 Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Doctors to its 16th Annual List
Many SCCA's doctors were named to Seattle Magazine's List of Top Doctors in the Puget Sound region. Learn more.

January 24, 2016

USA Today Reports on Breast Cancer Tests 
SCCA breast cancer oncologist Dr. Gary Lyman speaks about the practice of using genetic testing in treatment plans for breast cancer. Learn more.

January 24, 2016

HemOnc Today Highlights NCCN Grants for Study of Enzalutamide, Volasertib
Story in HemOnc Today announces NCCN grants awarded to five national recipients, one of which is SCCA's Dr. Ajay Gopal. Learn more.

January 1, 2016

The Seattle Times Story on Stem Cell Donations Features Fred Hutch, Includes SCCA Patient
Article in The Seattle Times titled, "Hutch pays up to $800 for blood stem cells donations, but donors are hard to find." Learn more.

December 24, 2015

U.S. News & World Report Blog: "Fighting Cancer on Christmas"
Story features SCCA patient and social worker. Learn more.

December 16, 2015

Puget Sound Business Journal Reports SCCA Eyes Major Expansion in Seattle
Story discusses future expansion within SCCA's South Lake Union campus. Learn more.

December 7, 2015

Wall Street Journal Reports on When Mother and Daughter Both Have Breast Cancer
Story features two SCCA patients and their physician, Dr. Edmond Marzbani, from SCCA Medical Oncology at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. Learn more.

December 7, 2015

Pharmacy Practice News Reports Chemo Dose Rounding Achieves Significant Cost Savings
SCCA's clinical pharmacist Roy Mock comments on the protocol. Learn more.

November 19, 2015

KOMO-TV Channel 4 News Reports Treatment for President Carter Has Ties to SCCA
SCCA's Dr. Shailender Bhatia discusses immunotherapy for melanoma and how an SCCA patient benefited from clinical trials. Learn more.

November 10, 2015

KOMO-TV Channel 4 News Spotlights Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Story features an SCCA patient and her medical oncologist, Dr. Renato Martins. Learn more.

November 5, 2015

MARKETING magazine Highlights SCCA Re-Brand
Authored content by SCCA's marketing director, Holly Rosenfeld. Learn more.

November 5, 2015

KOMO-TV Channel 4 News Features Pancreatic Cancer Survivor and SCCA Physician
The evening news program featured a survivor and her physician, Dr. Bill Harris. Learn more.

October 23, 2015

Local Magazines Feature Guidelines for Better Breast Health
SCCA's Dr. V.K. Gadi authors a column in 425 Magazine and South South Magazine. Learn more.

October 20, 2015

The Seattle Times Reports on New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines
SCCA's Dr. Benjamin Anderson discusses screening updates. Learn more.

October 14, 2015

KOMO News Reports What Women Need to Know About Mammograms
SCCA's Dr. V.K. Gadi is interviewed. Learn more.

October 7, 2015

The Huffington Post on 5 Major Breast Cancer Advancements
SCCA's Dr. Julie Gralow discusses the latest treatments. Learn more.

September 17, 2015

Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) Weekly Report Highlights Swim Across America, Benefiting Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Learn more.

September 10, 2015

U.S. News & World Report on Treating Cancer Differently in Older Adults
SCCA's Dr. Edward Libby discusses how to approach medical care for older adults. Learn more.

September 9, 2015

KING-5 TV's Evening Magazine Features Pink Boat Regatta, Benefiting Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Evening Magazine interviews SCCA's Dr. Julie Gralow on on the Pink Boat Regatta and its support for breast cancer research. Learn more.

September 8, 2015

Fox News Health on the Signs of Ovarian Cancer to Never Ignore
SCCA gynecologic oncologist Barbara A. Goff speaks about risk factors with ovarian cancer. Learn more.

September 2015

HemOnc Today on Checkpoint Inhibitors be Limited in the Front-Line NSCLC Setting Based on PD-L1 Expression
Authored content by SCCA's Dr. Laura Q. M. Chow. Learn more

August 27, 2015

Mercer Island Reporter Highlights Swim Across America, benefiting Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Learn more.

August 25, 2015

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Nurses Present at Guam National Conference
SCCA representatives traveled to Guam to help educate nurses about  cancer care and management. Learn more.

August 24, 2015

CBS Radio Interviews Dr. Fred Appelbaum About Swim Across America
Dr. Appelbaum speaks with Lee Callahan about the amazing strides that SCCA is making with  cellular therapy in the war on cancer. Learn more.

August 24, 2015

Link Between Birth Control and Breast Cancer, But No Clear Answers
Crosscut journalist Amelia Apfel interviews Dr. V.K. Gadi of SCCA and Dr. Christopher Li of Fred Hutch. Learn more

August 1, 2015

Seattle Met Names 34 from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to 10th Annual Top Doctors List Providers were nominated by their peers based on years of experience, competency, patient satisfaction, and ability to work with colleagues to deliver the best patient care. Learn more.

July 31, 2015

Newsweek Names 36 from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance "Top Cancer Doctors in the U.S."
The national magazine takes a comprehensive look at cancer care with a list of  Top Cancer Doctors in the U.S., compiled from nearly 100,000 peer nominations. Learn more.

July 30, 2015

KING-5 TV Features SCCA Patient and His “Be Positive” Cancer Patient Movement
The “Be Positive” cancer patient movement is sweeping the nation, started by a Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patient. Learn more

July 23, 2015

SCCA/UW Medical Center Named One of  Top Five Best Hospitals in the Nation 
U.S. News & World Report named Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/ UW Medical Center one of the top five Best Hospitals in the Nation for Adult Cancer Care for 2015-2016. Learn more.

June 22, 2015

Seattle Magazine Names 37 Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Doctors to its 15th Annual List
Many of SCCA’s doctors—37 in all—were named to Seattle Magazine's 15th Annual List of Top Doctors in the Puget Sound region. Learn more.