SEATTLE – (June 26, 2017) – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) announced today that the American Academy of Nursing has selected Kathleen Shannon Dorcy, PhD, RN, Director, Clinical Nursing Research, Education and Practice, as an Academy Fellow. This is the first time in SCCA’s history that a nurse has achieved Fellow – American Academy of Nursing status, or FAAN.
SEATTLE – (May 8, 2017) – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Immediate Past Chairman and member of the Board of Directors Carl Behnke received a “Laureate” award from the Washington state chapter of Junior Achievement. The award was presented to Behnke at the organization’s Puget Sound Business Hall of Fame event, held at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront on May 4.
SEATTLE – (May 4, 2017) – Today’s issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Oncology features a viewpoint co-authored by Dr. Christoph Lee, a Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) radiologist who conducts breast cancer outcomes research. The JAMA article addresses whether machine learning (or coding) can help reduce false positives from mammography screening.
SEATTLE – (April 17, 2017) – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is thrilled to welcome Dr. Theresa M. McDonnell as the Alliance’s new Chief Nurse Executive, Vice President of Clinical Operations. She will be responsible for overseeing all nursing staff, guiding patient care delivery, ensuring staff accountability for providing a patient-centered clinical practice environment, and overseeing general clinical quality and patient safety.
SEATTLE – (March 3, 2017) – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Executive Vice President Norman (“Norm”) E. Hubbard received a gold “Outstanding Medical Center Executive - Seattle” award from Seattle Business magazine. The award was presented to Hubbard at the magazine’s eighth annual Health Care Leader awards event, held in Seattle at Bell Harbor Convention Center on March 2.
SEATTLE – (Feb. 22, 2017) –The March 2017 issue of Seattle Magazine features 46 Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) oncologists and specialists as Top Doctors.
SEATTLE – (Feb. 21, 2017) – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance partnered with Washington Aisles Alliance, a consortium of local grocery retailers, manufacturers, product representatives and distributors for an inaugural Game Changer fundraising event in January. More than 300 people attended the event, raising $360,750 for Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine through Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
SEATTLE – (Dec. 20, 2016) – The Fred Hutch Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance has earned recognition by the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research for outperforming its expected one-year survival rates for allogeneic transplant patients – those who receive donated adult blood-forming stem cells.
SEATTLE – (December 13, 2016) – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) announced today that glassybaby has provided $25,000 to support a newly named scholarship for SCCA nurses and oncology nurse students training at area universities and colleges. The Rosemary Ford Future of Oncology Nursing Scholarship has been created to honor Rosemary Ford’s 40-year legacy of nurturing the continuum of education in the nursing profession throughout SCCA.