It’s understandable that Alyson Looney doesn’t remember the worst time of her life. After all, she was just 8 months old when she was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). Twenty years later, her mother, Leanne Looney, still gets emotional thinking about what Alyson endured: months of chemotherapy followed by a bone marrow transplant at Seattle Children’s Hospital under the care of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) physicians.
SCCA brings together the skilled providers and scientists of our alliance partners, Fred Hutch, Seattle Children's and UW Medicine, to combine leading-edge research with exceptional clinical care for the prevention and treatment of cancer.
SCCA is proud to be ranked among the top 10 cancer hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-2021 “Best Hospitals” survey.
Immunotherapy uses the body's own immune system to find and destroy tumors. Our physicians and researchers are leaders in discovering new ways to give your immune system the upper hand against cancer — making immunotherapy the science behind hope.
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When John Nowoj was diagnosed with locally advanced pancreatic cancer in August 2019, he was told the cancer was inoperable. Nowoj, 57, began pursuing his only treatment option: chemotherapy to be followed by radiation, which could shrink but not eradicate the tumor. Then an unexpected development completely changed the outlook.
The holiday season can be stressful for anyone, but for people with cancer, the merry-making and concentrated family time can present additional challenges.
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MyChart will be SCCA's new patient portal on March 27, 2021. Patients will have access to communicate with their care team, view their medical records and other resources.
The King County Board of Health recently passed a resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. SCCA is committed to doing the work required to addressing institutional and systemic racism in health and cancer care.