Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) nurses will join their nursing colleagues throughout the country to present their research at the 2019 Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Congress, which is the society’s annual conference. ONS is a professional association of more than 39,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing.
For Dr. David B. Zhen, advocating on behalf of patients is a driving force behind his work as a medical oncologist. Zhen specializes in treating patients with gastrointestinal cancers at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Here is his physician's story, as told to SCCA.
The National Cancer Institute awarded Seattle Cancer Care Alliance's Dr. Damian Green with a $3.2 million grant to further his research in multiple myeloma. Green is a clinical researcher with SCCA's partner organization, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, where he will test a multiple myeloma treatment that uses a powerful but elusive radioactive particle to deliver immunotherapy to tumor sites throughout the body.
Kevin was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma last fall and is currently in remission after treatment at SCCA. Many will know Kevin through his work on weekends as a beer vendor at Seahawks and Mariners games, and several of the event’s auction items reflected his love of Seattle sports, including signed Seahawks, Mariners, and Sounders memorabilia.