When Michael Rankin’s shoulder started hurting him two years ago, he didn’t hesitate to get it checked out. First he was referred to physical therapy. Then when the pain didn’t decrease, he got an X-ray, which eventually led to an MRI and biopsy that revealed the ultramarathon runner had stage 4 lung cancer.
Gov. Jay Inslee made it tougher for teens and young adults to smoke on Friday, signing “Tobacco 21” legislation raising the age to legally buy tobacco and vaping products from 18 to 21 alongside leaders from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
'He calmed me down.' Dr. Jesse Fann joins 56 SCCA physicians in Seattle Magazine's list of Top Doctors
The day that Deborah Przekop was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2010, her head started spinning. It didn’t stop until she met Dr. Jesse Fann, a psychiatrist at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA).
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.
Colon cancer has long been considered an older person’s disease. The average age at diagnosis is 68 for men and 72 for women. So when Drew Griffin was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer at 39 after months of abdominal pain, he was shocked.