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     SCCA Internal Links
         Research Staff Resources
             Research Lab Request Form
             ORCA Research Powerplans
         Clinical Staff Resources
             SCCA ICD-10 Documentation Aids
         SCCA Patient Education Document Downloads
         Public Care Policies

Diseases & Treatments

     Diseases & Treatments
         Your First Appointment
     Patient Stories

Life After Cancer

     The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Survivorship Clinic
         Survivorship Clinic - Adult Patients
         Survivorship Clinic for Childhood Cancer Patients
         Survivorship Clinic Staff
         Education & Events
         Important Articles for Survivors
             Survival Strategy Articles
             LifeLinks - Long-Term Follow-Up Newsletter
             LifeLinks - Long Term Follow-Up Newsletter, Fall 2013
             LifeLinks - Long-Term Follow-Up Newsletter, Spring 2014
         Health Links
         Patient Stories
         Survive and Thrive Newsletter
             Survive and Thrive Newsletter - Winter 2013
             Survive and Thrive Newsletter - Spring 2014
     Women’s Wellness Clinic
         Women’s Wellness Clinic Newsletter
         Women’s Wellness Clinic Providers
             Barbara J. Silko, ARNP, PhD
             Heidi Trott, MN, ARNP
             Lexi Harlow, DPT, CLT
             Gretchen Gruender, MS, RD, CD
         Women’s Wellness Patient Stories

Prevention & Early Detection

     Prevention & Early Detection
     Lung Cancer Early Detection & Prevention
         Lung Cancer Early Detection & Prevention Clinic
             Our Providers
             Pulmonary Nodules
             Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
         Lung Cancer Risk Factors
         Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening
             Should I get a lung CT scan?
         Living Tobacco-Free Services
         What Do You Know About Lung Cancer?
         VATS - Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
     Prevent Colorectal Cancer
         Colorectal Cancer Risk Factors
             Lynch Syndrome
         Signs and Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer
         Gastroenterology Centers
     Early Detection for Skin Cancer
         How Much Do You Know About Skin Cancer?
     Early Detection for Cervical Cancer
     Prostate Cancer Prevention & Early Detection
         Prostate Cancer Risk Factors
         Prostate Cancer PSA and Other Screening Tests
         What Do You Know About Prostate Cancer?
         PSA Screening Risks & Benefits
     Gastrointestinal Cancer Prevention Program
         Your First Appointment
         Gastrointestinal Cancer Prevention Program Physicians
     Preventing Breast and Ovarian Cancers
         Your First Appointment
         BRCA1 and BRCA2
     Preventing Cancer
         Healthy Living Choices
             Nutrition Guidelines
         Living Tobacco-Free
         Living Tobacco-Free
             Benefits of Quitting Using Tobacco
             Smoking-Cessation Helpful Links
         What is Cancer?

About Us

     Why SCCA?
     Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Survival Rates
         SCCA Survival Rates: Frequently Asked Questions
         Data Collection Methodology
         Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Survival Rates
     Where You're Treated First Matters Most
     SCCA Overview
         SCCA Purpose & Mission
         Accreditations & Licenses
             American College of Radiology
             American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
             American College of Pathologists
             Commission on Cancer
             Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy
             The Joint Commission
         SCCA at a Glance
         SCCA 2013 Annual Report
         SCCA 2012 Annual Report
         SCCA 2011 Annual Report
         Community Health Needs Assessment
             SCCA Community Health Improvement Grants
     Our Founding Organizations
         Fred Hutch
         UW Medicine
         Seattle Children's
         Centers & Clinics
     Why Your Child Should Be Treated by SCCA
     Patient Stories
     What to Look for in a Cancer Center
         Other Opportunities
         Current Openings
         Nursing Careers
     SCCA News
     Press Room
         Press Releases
         Audio-interviews with SCCA Physicians
         Frequently Asked Questions
         SCCA Facts
             SCCA Proton Therapy, A ProCure Center
         Virtual Tour
         Video Library

News & Events

     News & Events
     SCCA News
     Patient Power
         About Andrew Schorr
         Newsletter Update Profile
             Newsletter Update Profile
     SCCA Cancer News Watch
     RSS Sign Up

Contact Us

     Privacy Policy
     Contact Us
         Contact Us
     Phone Directory

How To Help

     Make a Donation to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
         Memorial & Tribute Gifts
         Planned Giving
         Donating Items for Patients
         Contact Us
         Support SCCA House
     Become a Volunteer
         FAQs About Our Program
         Volunteer Roles
             Gift Shop Volunteers
             Guest Services Volunteers
             Massage Therapy Volunteers
             General Oncology/Hematology Lobby Volunteers
             Volunteer Drivers
             Child Life Volunteers
             Physical Therapy Volunteers
             Volunteer Labyrinth Host
             Patient and Family Resource Center Volunteers
             Volunteer Tutors
             Patient/Family Volunteers
             Patient Education Volunteers
         Volunteer Profiles
         Volunteer with our Founding Organizations
     Community Events
         Swim Across America
         SCCA Cycling Team

Visitor's Guide

     Clinic Locations
         Shuttle Schedules
         Virtual Tour
         SCCA at South Lake Union
         SCCA at UWMC
         SCCA at EvergreenHealth
         SCCA at UW Medicine’s Northwest Hospital
         SCCA Proton Therapy, A ProCure Center
         Seattle Children's Hospital

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Find A Doctor

Make an Appointment

     Make an Appointment
     Patient Appointment
         Patient Appointment Request
     Caregiver Referral
         Caregiver Appointment Request

Network Members

     Network Members
     Patient Stories


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Physician Directory

     Physician Directory
         Physician Search Results

Site Index

     Site Index

Participate in a Study

         Importance of Clinical Studies
         Clinical Study Types
         Clinical Study Phases
         Clinical Study Definitions
         Treatment and Prevention
         Why Take Part in a Clinical Study
     Deciding to Participate in Clinical Research
         Myths vs. Facts About Clinical Studies
         Safety of Clinical Study Participants
         Health Insurance & Clinical Studies
         Making the Decision Checklist
     Finding the Right Clinical Study
         Researching Clinical Studies Online
         Questions to Ask About Clinical Studies
         If You Decide Against a Clinical Trial
     What to Expect
     Children & Clinical Studies
         Advice to Parents
     Older Patients & Clinical Studies

Patient Guide

     Patient Guide
         Patient Safety
     During Your Care
         Where to Call About Medical Problems
         What to Expect During Treatment
             Overnight Hospital Stay
         Medical Support Services
             Social Workers
             Mental Health Counseling
             Pain Care
             Physical Therapy
             Physical Therapy Solutions
             Sexuality Concerns and Cancer
             Fertility and Cancer
             Supportive and Palliative Care Service
             What to Expect
         Coping with Side Effects
             Nausea and Vomiting
             Memory and Concentration Issues
             Body Image Issues
             Sexuality Self Care
             Suggestions for Managing Care at Home
         Medical Record Request
         Care Quality and Patient Safety
             Quality of Care
             Patient Safety
             Infection Control
             Fall Prevention
             Medication Safety
             Patient-Safety Resources
             Patient-Safety Feedback
     Support and Self Care
         Getting the Help You Need
             Patient & Family Resource Center
             Patient Navigators
             Patient Navigator, Katie Hanna
             Patient Navigator, Carmen Cunningham
             Helping Yourself/Helping Others
             Tools for Getting Through It
         Emotional and Spiritual Support
             Support Groups
             Online Social Support Tools
             Resources for Intimacy, Sexuality, and Cancer
             Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy
             What Chaplains Do
             SCCA Sanctuary
             Spiritual Self-Assessment
         Looking and Feeling Good
             Looking Good During Cancer
         Diets and Food Safety
             General Oncology Diet Guidelines
             Diet Guidelines for Transplant Patients
             Osteoporosis Nutrition Guidelines
             Herb and Supplement Guidelines During Transplantation and High-Dose Chemotherapy
             Water Safety Guidelines
             Food Safety Guidelines
             Food Safety Resources
             Infant Formula Safety Guidelines
             Holiday Food Safety
             Precooked Meal Safety Tips
         Classes and Events
         Shine - Cancer Specialty Store
         Taking Care of the Caregiver
     After Active Treatment
         Coping with After Effects of Treatment
             Health Links
         Survivor Health Tips
             Thriving, Summer 2014
             Thriving, Fall 2014
             Thriving, Winter 2015
         Survivor Stories
             Stories of Adult Cancer Survivors
             Stories of Bone Marrow Transplant Survivors
             Stories of Women’s Wellness Survivors
         Survivorship Clinic for Adult Patients
             Survivorship Care Plan
             Survive and Thrive Newsletter
             Survive and Thrive Newsletter - Winter 2013
             Survive and Thrive Newsletter - Spring 2014
             Survivorship Clinic Staff
             Leslie Vietmeier, ARNP-BC
             Your First Appointment
         Long-Term Follow-Up After Transplant
             LTFU Contact Information
             Long-Term Follow-Up Services
             LTFU Recommendations for Patients
             After Effects of Transplantation
             LTFU Support Group
             LifeLinks Long-Term Follow-Up Newsletter
             Bone Marrow Transplant Facts
             LTFU Staff
             Carina Moravec, ARNP
             Tracey Godlewski, PA-C
         Women’s Wellness Clinic
             Women’s Wellness Clinic Newsletter
             Women’s Wellness Clinic Providers
     For Children and Teens
         Schools and Childcare
         Teen Zone
             Teen Zone Answers
             Sexuality and Cancer Treatment
             Pregnancy and Cancer Treatment
             Teen Treatment
             Teen Clinical Studies
             Taking Care of Yourself
             Dealing with Feelings
             Resources for Teens
         Pain Management
         Pediatric Palliative Care
         Patient & Family Resource Centers
         Social Workers for Children and Teens
         Child Life Specialists
         Support Groups for Children
         Childhood Cancer Survivors

For Newly Diagnosed

     What to Look for in a Cancer Center
     Diseases and Treatments
     Patient Support & Housing
     Map and Directions
     Participate in a Study
     Contact Us
     Smoke Free Life Program
     Where You're Treated First Matters Most
         Choosing a Doctor
         Seeking a Second Opinion
         For Parents – Why your child should be treated at SCCA
         What To Do next

For Current Patients

     For Current Patients
     Diseases and Treatments
     Patient Support & Housing
     Patient Safety
     “Patient Power” Webcast
     Participate in a Clinical Study
     Survivorship Program
     Contact Us
     Smoke Free Life

For Referring Doctors

     For Referring Doctors
     Physician Directory
     Doc-to-Doc Phone Consultation
     Physician Referral Form
         Physician Referral Acknowledgment
         Physician Trials Referral Acknowledgment
         SCCA Physician Directory Access Request
         Physician Referral Request Access Thanks
         Physician Directory and Contacts
         Physician View Login Success
         Physician View Forgot Username
         Physician View Forgot Password
         Physician View Change Password
     U-Link for Referring Physicians
     Clinical Studies at SCCA
     Continuing Medical Education
     Other Clinical Education
         Fellowship in Oncology Chaplaincy
             Four Foci of the Fellowship
             Educational and Clinical Expectations
             Fellowship Bibliography(Partial)
         Visiting Nurse Program
         Pediatric Oncology Training
         Nursing Management of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Patient
         Nursing Management of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Patient
             Class Topics
             Course Lecturers
         End-of-Life Nursing Education Course
     Newsletters for Physicians
         Adult Bone Marrow Transplant News
         Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant News
         Clinical Trials Monthly
     Clinical Labs
         Busulfan Lab (Pharmacokinetics Lab)
             Sending Samples to the Busulfan Laboratory
         Alliance Laboratory
         Swim Across America Cellular Therapy Lab
         Clinical Immunogenetics Laboratory
             Description of HLA
             The Science Behind HLA
             Request HLA Typing
             Tests We Offer
         Clinical Pathology
         Cytogenetics Laboratory
         Molecular Oncology Laboratory
             NPM1 Insertion Mutation
             ABL Mutational Analysis
             Molecular Oncology Laboratory
     Network Members
     SCCA Non-Employee Affiliates
     SCCA Network Resources
         SCCA Network Referrals
         SCCA Network Research
         SCCA Network Education
         SCCA Network Marketing
         SCCA Network News
     Visiting Physician Program
     SCCA Vendor Program

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