Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is proud to be ranked in the top five in the U.S. and No. 1 in Washington State for Adult Cancer Care by U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-2018 “Best Hospitals” survey.
A new study coauthored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s Director of Surgery, Dr. David Byrd, shows strong evidence that removing key sentinel lymph nodes leads to the same long-term survival for most patients diagnosed with early stage melanoma as fully removing additional lymph nodes. Removing only sentinel lymph nodes provides better outcomes and less post-treatment complications.
Debbie Berg, an IT Project Manager, had been working at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for just four months when her world was turned upside-down with a diagnosis of multiple myeloma. Debbie started at SCCA as a contractor in April of 2010 and decided to go in for a routine physical in July after being officially hired as a full-time employee.
The U.S. Senate's approval of the 21st Century Cures Act will help drive the top goal of the Cancer Moonshot ― speeding development of new cancer cures, said Dr. Nancy Davidson, president of the American Association for Cancer Research, or AACR, and president and executive director of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.