Treating cancer can be draining work. Staff at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance got to hear how much their commitment to patients matters, during a patient “gratitude panel” organized by Patient Experience.
SCCA clinical trial offers a follicular lymphoma patient the opportunity to treat his cancer while traveling the world
Bob Ekblad had been running and working out, feeling strong and purposeful as a religious scholar who travels the world advocating for the vulnerable, when he came face to face with his own vulnerability.
In the summer of 2018, he noticed a large, hard lump in his abdomen. A biopsy led to a diagnosis of follicular lymphoma. Ekblad, who lives in Mt. Vernon, Wash., was referred to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, which combines the expertise of top cancer researchers with cutting-edge clinical care.
Angie Rodriguez, a nurse at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), has been named the 2019 Washington State Nurse of the Year in Ambulatory Care by the March of Dimes.
For women healing from breast cancer surgery, there may be no one who understands their state of mind better than Karen Bierwagen, the lead mastectomy fitter at Shine, the retail store in South Lake Union operated by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an opportunity to remind women who find it challenging to schedule their annual mammogram that there are multiple ways to access mammography at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). Make an appointment at the main clinic in South Lake Union or take advantage of the convenience of SCCA’s Mammogram Van, which travels around King County and offers the same quality of care as the clinic.