Dr. Fred Appelbaum, former long-time president of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, has been designated one of 15 “Giants of Cancer Care” for his contributions to leukemia research. The award, announced by digital publication OncLive, recognizes top researchers who have helped advance the understanding and treatment of cancer.
Steve Lovell treasures the infusion receptionist’s smile. Laurel Rech appreciates that her daughter’s oncologist always addressed her 12-year-old first when walking into the room, making her feel valued. Lesley Buck likes the warm blanket that staff offer her adult son, a sickle cell patient.
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In 2005, while working as a forest ranger in Wisconsin, Ted Ave’Lallemant started feeling ill. His fever and exhaustion tailed him for three weeks until he visited his doctor.
A veteran oncology nurse’s newest colleague at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is also a familiar one: Her daughter, Christen.
The dynamic duo shares more than genetics and history. Together, they share experiences, frustrations, joys, and the precious moments only nurses can appreciate. They understand each other.