December 2, 2018
Dr. Victor Chow is featured in Targeted Oncology at the 2018 ASH Annual Meeting. Dr. Chow discusses outcomes in progressive large B-Cell lymphomas following CD19-specific CAR T-cells. View the video here.
December 1, 2018
Dr. Corinne Summers is featured in Healio discussing how consolidative transplant after CAR T-cell therapy may benefit certain patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Read the story here.
November 30, 2018
Dr. Stephen Smith is featured in Patient Power ahead of the 2018 ASH Annual Meeting. He discusses promising advances being made in therapies for mantle cell lymphoma. View the video here.
October 17, 2018
Dr. Stephanie Lee honored as new Giuliani/Press Endowed Chair recipient. The honor will support Lee in perpetuity as she continues her research on blood stem cell transplantation and chronic GVHD. Read the story here.
October 17, 2018
Dr. V.K. Gadi is featured in a Reuters Health story about the benefits of combination therapy for breast cancer patients. Read the story here.
October 11, 2018
Targeted Oncology features Dr. David Maloney as he discusses the role of CAR T-cell therapy in non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Read the story here.
October 11, 2018
Woman's Day features Dr. Julie Gralow in a story focused on prevention, screening and genetic risk for breast cancer. Read the story here.
October 10, 2018
The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe donates $1.4 million to SCCA to support smoking prevention and cessation efforts for natives and non-natives living in Washington state. View the story in the Snoqualmie Valley Record here.
October 9, 2018
Breast cancer survivor Cherl Wieldraayer shares her story of survival from stage four breast cancer thanks to treatment provided at SCCA. Read the Whidbey News-Times story here.
October 6, 2018
SCCA lung cancer patient Tom Boyle is featured in a story produced by Ivanhoe. Tom credits a 15-minute lung cancer screening and care provided by SCCA doctors with saving his life. View the story here.
September 13, 2018
The Seattle Times features SCCA’s new Integrative Medicine program and how it supports patient care. The article includes Dr. Heather Greenlee and the benefits of movement for emotional, mental and physical health and well-being. Read the story here.
September 6, 2018
Oncology Nursing News features SCCA's Kathleen Shannon Dorcy, PhD, RN, FAAN in "Pursuing a Calling: From Convent to Cancer Care." Read the story here.
September 1, 2018
The Association of Community Cancer Centers features Seattle Cancer Care Alliance in its September-October issue. The story highlight’s SCCA’s geographic reach through our Network affiliates across five states. Read more here.
August 30, 2018
The Seattle Times features SCCA in "It’s like a woman giving away her crown’: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s Shine salon tends to hair and hearts." Read the story here.
August 25, 2018
KOMO-4 TV News is partnering with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Susan G. Komen Foundation for this year’s Standup for the Cure at Lake Sammamish on August 25. This event raises money for early breast cancer detection, treatment and education and will include SCCA’s mammogram van to offer breast cancer screenings. View the story here.
August 14, 2018
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance again ranked in the Top 10 in the nation for adult cancer care by U.S. News & World Report. In addition to receiving a ranking in the Top 10 for the 13th year in a row, SCCA/UWMC received “High Performing” ratings for colon cancer surgery and lung cancer surgery for the third consecutive year and evaluations of “very high” or “excellent” in several categories including nurse staffing and discharging patients to home.
August 8, 2018
August 7, 2018
Dr. Heather Cheng was interviewed in The Wall Street Journal about a genetic test that some men don’t know they need. The gene mutation BRCA is widely associated with female breast and ovarian cancer but increases the risk for other cancers as well. Read the story here.
August 3, 2018
Succession Planning Supports Nursing Expertise. SCCA nurse Suni Elgar spoke with the editor of HealthLeaders Magazine about the importance of succession planning; a topic she presented at the Oncology Nurses' Society Congress earlier this year. Read article here.
SCCA patient and hydroplane driver Brent Hall featured in KING-5 story. SCCA patient and hydroplane driver Brent Hall spoke with KING-5 about his kidney cancer treatment at SCCA and the power of positive thinking. View the story here.
July 29, 2018
SCCA Caregiver featured in KING-5 Swim Across America Story. Swim Across America has had a powerful impact on one local family. Learn more about their story and how to get involved with the event this year by clicking here.
July 19, 2018
Health Central interviewed SCCA patient Julie Self, who was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer and told she would likely die. She went to SCCA for a second opinion where she met Dr. Stacey Cohen, who gave her options for her treatment. Read the story here.
July 17, 2018
SCCA patient, doctor featured in Seattle Met story about gene editing. SCCA's Dr. Bill Grady says that there's a lot of new excitement about gene editing. Read the story here.
July 9, 2018
Biospace profiles SCCA as one of only 51 national centers certified for CAR-T Cell Therapy. Learn more here.
Dr. Christina Baik featured in U.S. News & World Report. Doctor who treats patients at SCCA is featured for her work with lung cancer biomarkers and patient care. Learn more here.
July 6, 2018
KING-5 TV profiles local artist in a story about the healing power of art for patients at SCCA. Learn more here.
June 19, 2018
Dr. John Thompson is featured in Cure Magazine for his role in creating national guidelines to manage immunotherapy’s side effects. Read the article here.
June 11, 2018
Dr. David Maloney is featured in a Cancer Research Institute (CRI) with one of his patients related to immunotherapy and clinical trials. View the story here.
June 10, 2018
Dr. Marco Mielcarek, medical director of the Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, is featured in a cover story with HemOnc Today and Healio in recognition of his work on Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). Read the article here.
June 4, 2018
May 16, 2018
SCCA's Dr. Ajay Gopal discusses the treatment of high-risk follicular lymphoma
In this case-based Targeted Oncology interview,Dr. Gopal discusses the case of a 62-year-old male patient with high-risk follicular lymphoma and provides his insight on the best therapeutic approach for this type of patient. Watch the video here.
May 13, 2018
KING-5 TV highlights Bladder Cancer Awareness Month with an interview with SCCA's Dr. Jonathan Wright. View the video here.
May 10, 2018
Dr. Gralow featured in The UW Daily related to breast cancer treatment. Read more here.
May 7, 2018
SCCA nurse featured in Medscape article related to the future of nursing. Read more here.
April 18, 2018
Dr. Laura Chow featured in Xconomy article about lung cancer treatment. Read more here.
April 17, 2018
Dr. Seth Pollack featured in Health Central interview related to uterine sarcoma. Read more here.
April 11, 2018
Xconomy profiles SCCA’s Dr. Renato Martins and what immunotherapy means for today for lung cancer treatment. Read more here.
April 1, 2018
SCCA is proud of our 58 physicians named to the Seattle Magazine’s annual Top Docs list. View the entire list in the April 2018 issue here.
March 30, 2018
Targeted Oncology highlights SCCA’s Seth M. Pollack, MD who has one of the only labs in the United States that is focused primarily on immunotherapy treatments for various types of sarcoma. Read more here.
March 26, 2018
SCCA’s Dr. John Thompson discusses side effects from checkpoint inhibitors, a form of immunotherapy.
SCCA has years of experience using these drugs in clinical trials and in shaping guidelines on how to manage side effects. Read more here.
March 1, 2018
SCCA's Dr. F. Marc Stewart is featured in the March 2018 issue of Seattle Business Magazine as a 2018 Leaders in Healthcare Award Winner. Read more here.
February 28, 2018
KING-5 TV Features SCCA on Rare Disease Day. Learn more about Erdheim Chester Disease and how doctors like SCCA’s Dr. Paul Hendrie are working to help patients diagnosed with this rare disease. Click here to view the story.
February 23, 2018
KOMO-TV Features SCCA’s New Scalp Cooling Option for Breast Cancer Patients. Click here to watch the story.
February 5, 2018
SCCA Genetic Counselor featured on the Seattle Channel
The story provides an overview about genetic testing services and how they support patients and their family members. Click here for the full story.
February 3, 2018
KING-5 World Cancer Day interview features Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and its community partner Cierra Sisters who are partnering to change cancer outcomes. Learn more here.
January 25, 2018
Stephen King, manager of SCCA Chaplaincy, shares how chaplains improve the well-being of patients and families in the January 2018 edition of The Source, published by the Joint Commission. Click here to learn more.
January 18, 2018
SCCA Social Worker Tammy Weitzman talks about the value of coordinated care to support mental health care needs during cancer treatment in the January/February 2018 issue of Social Work Today. Click here to learn more.
January 17, 2018
SCCA’s Dr. Pamela Becker and researchers at the UW built an algorithm to determine which drugs might best combat acute myeloid leukemia. Now it’s helping SCCA leukemia patients like Greg, as reported by KIRO-7. Watch the story here.
January 10, 2018
SCCA’s Dr. Laura Chow outlines why biomarkers are essential for certain combination immunotherapy cancer treatments in HemOnc Today. Her interview is part of a larger cover story about how novel immunotherapies may offer a more nuanced approach to cancer treatment. Read the full story here.
January 2, 2018
SCCA's Dr. Heather Cheng and Dr. Pete Nelson are featured in an interview with Genome Magazine about how new genetic findings in prostate cancer are supporting more precise therapies. Read full story here.
January 1, 2018
SCCA doctors and patients work in partnership to reduce breast cancer deaths in black women, in a story that aired Jan. 1, 2018 on KIRO-TV. Learn more here.
December 22, 2017
425 Magazine Writer Chronicle's Her Mother's Diagnosis, Treatment and Survival of Breast Cancer in the January 2018 issue. Learn more here.
December 12, 2017
SCCA's Dr. Filippo Milano offers perspective in HemOnc Today about how stem cell technology supports graft success with cord blood transplants. Dr. Milano offered perspective on a study presented at the American Society of Hematology conference, held in Atlanta, GA in December. Learn more here.
December 12, 2017
SCCA's Dr. Elihu Estey offers perspective in HemOnc Today related to home stem cell transplantation. Dr. Estey offered perspective on a study presented at the American Society of Hematology conference, held in Atlanta, GA in December. Learn more here.
December 5, 2017
SCCA's Dr. Veena Shankaran, outlines the risk factors, symptoms and treatment options for stomach cancer in a Health Central interview. Read full story here.
November 16, 2017
Discover South Lake Union Magazine features Shine, the SCCA retail store, in its round-up of ways to shop and make a difference for patient and family programs this holiday season. View story here.
November 15, 2017
Kelly Paulson, MD, PhD, a fellow at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, discusses single-cell RNA sequencing in merkel cell carcinoma during The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) 32nd Annual Meeting in November. Click here to view video.
November 13, 2017
Dr. Stephanie Lee of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance was featured in KUOW FM story about SCCA's bone marrow transplant legacy. Read full story here.
November 11, 2017
Veteran, testicular cancer survivor shares his story with KING-5 about why he raises funds for SCCA as part of "Stairing is Caring." Watch full story here.
November 8, 2017
National Comprehensive Cancer Network debuted brand new NCCN Harmonized Guidelines for Sub-Saharan Africa
SCCA's Dr. Wui-Jin Koh was one of the NCCN Leadership and Guidelines Panel Members to travel to parts of Africa for the initiative. Read the full release here.
November 3, 2017
KOMO-4 News interviewed Dr. Heather Cheng at SCCA about her genetic study of patients with metastatic prostate cancer.
Dr. Cheng is the co-lead of the Gentlemen Study focused on studying trying to find a cure by investigating the genetics of patients with metastatic prostate cancer. Watch interview here.
October 31, 2017
Seattle Times published "We are failing black women with breast cancer" which was co-written by SCCA President Nancy Davidson and Beti Thompson of Fred Hutch
Dr. Nancy Davidson and Beti Thompson explain that failure to recruit people of color for clinical trials plays a role in the lack of breast cancer information and services for black women. Read full article here.
October 24, 2017
BlackDoctor.org published story about SCCA patient and community leader Bridgette Hempstead in "When this Seattle singer couldn't find any breast cancer resources for black women she created her own". Read full story here.
October 17, 2017
South Sound Magazine launched the first of a four-part column featuring SCCA Breast Cancer Drs. Julie Gralow and Sara Javid.
In "Cancer Research Saved My Mom's Life," the author writes about the difference that cancer research made for her mom’s survival.
October 13, 2017
KOMO-4 News interviewed Dr. Laura Chow, as well as SCCA lung cancer patient and survivor Randall Broad
Dr. Chow discussed the latest lung cancer research, and how treatment at SCCA makes a difference. The story also touched on lung cancer related resources available through the new SCCA Wellness Center, which opened in July 2017. View the story here.
October 11, 2017
Dr. Laura Chow led a patient focused webinar for Patient Power about living with small cell lung cancer.
Dr. Chow co-presented with a representative from the American Lung Association about the latest options for treating small cell lung cancer and how patients can live their best life. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance co-sponsored the offering. Click here to watch the video.
October 3, 2017
3rd Act Magazine features an SCCA breast cancer patient for their cover story
A patient of SCCA's Dr. Gralow emphasizes the importance of exercise following treatment. Read the full story here.
September 28, 2017
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance social work resources highlighted on national site - HealthCentral. Read article here.
September 27, 2017
HealthCentral publishes "African-American Women With Breast Cancer Need to Know About Patient Advocate Bridgette Hempstead"
SCCA patient advocates for American-American women with breast cancer. Read the full story here.
September 25, 2017
Seattle Times highlights Seattle Cancer Care Alliance's research on cannabis for patients. Huffington Post and Healio re-ran the story.
Dr. Steve Pergam was interviewed about SCCA conducted research on patient usage of cannabis. Read the full story here.
September 25, 2017
HemOnc Today publishes "One-quarter of patients with cancer report legal marijuana use"
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance's Dr. Steve Pergam researched cancer patient usage of cannabis to address symptoms. View the article here.
September 20, 2017
425 Magazine features SCCA genetic counselor
SCCA genetic counselor Mercy Laurino shares her story in "Women Takes Charge of Their Health." View the article here.
September 10, 2017
Oncology Times publishes "Understanding Racial Disparities in Endometrial Cancer"
SCCA physician's research on racial disparities in cancer feature in Oncology Times. View the article here.
September 1, 2017
SCCA's Dr. Venu Pillarisetty is featured in local bulletin
SCCA research conducted by Dr. Venu Pillarisetty receives support from Swim Across America. Click here for the article.
August 30, 2017
HemOnc Today interviews SCCA's Dr. Ryan Cassaday on FDA approval of T-Cell therapy
Dr. Ryan Cassaday offers perspective on FDA Approval of T-Cell therapy to treat B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. View the interview here.
August 28, 2017
HemOnc Today interviews SCCA's Dr. VK Gadi on endocrine therapy
Gene assay facilities personalizing extended endocrine therapy. View the story here.
August 14, 2017
UW Tacoma News & Information interviews SCCA's Kathleen Shannon Dorcy who has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
Kathleen Shannon Dorcy is the Director of Clinical/Nursing Research, Education and Practice at SCCA and a UW Tacoma senior lecturer. View the story here.
August 10, 2017
HemOnc Today interviews SCCA's Dr. Cristina Rodriguez on HPV-related head and neck cancer
"Answers to 'critical questions' may personalize treatment of HPV-associated head, neck cancer." View the story here.
August 8, 2017
Becker's Hospital Review publishes "US News releases 2017-18 Best Hospital rankings"
SCCA is named Top 5 cancer hospitals by US News & World Report. View the story here.
August 8, 2017
US News & World Report ranks SCCA as 5th Best Cancer Hospital in the nation
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance named Top 10 in the nation, 12 years running. View ranking here.
August 3, 2017
Q13 FOX features woman being treated by SCCA
Q13 FOX interviewed Beth Caldwell, diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, about her battle against cancer. View the story here.
July 28, 2017
Puget Sound Business Journal features SCCA's participation in preparing the next generation of healthcare workers
SCCA's Kathleen Shannon Dorcy partners with CareerWorks Medical to support the training of low income adults interested in healthcare careers
July 4, 2017
KIRO 7 News features breast cancer activist Bridgette Hempstead
The SCCA patient sang the national anthem at Seattle's largest fireworks display on Independence Day. View the story here.
July 4, 2017
KING 5 News talks with singer and survivor Brigitte Hempstead
The two-time breast cancer survivor went on to found Cierra Sisters, a group that provide supports, advice, and resources for women of color and people from underserved communities who are fighting cancer. View the story here.
June 29, 2017
KING 5 News highlights benefits and features of the Caresi App
The story tells how L4 Digital worked with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to put together an app that is helping patients track their symptoms, take notes and add recordings. View the story here.
June 27, 2017
Asbestos.com speaks with SCCA physician Dr. Bernardo Goulart
SCCA recently opened a phase II clinical trial led by Dr. Goulart looking at a new first-line treatment option for people with unresectable pleural mesothelioma. View the story here.
June 22, 2017
Q13 FOX features man saved by immunotherapy at SCCA
Q13 FOX interviewed David Dunnington, diagnosed with melanoma in 2012, to tell how he enrolled in a phase III clinical trial at SCCA using a drug-based immunotherapy to treat his cancer. View the story here.
June 20, 2017
Seattleite features SCCA Supportive and Palliative Care nurse as a "local hero"
The story highlights SCCA's Jodie David who made a career change from research to nursing in her 40s and hasn't looked back. View the story here.
June 14, 2017
Healio features SCCA's new multispeciality kidney cancer clinic
The article features an interview with SCCA's Dr. Scott Tykodi, an oncologist specializing in kidney cancer and melanoma. View the story here.
June 13, 2017
Patient Power interviews Dr. Julie Gralow at ASCO 2017
Patient Power founder Andrew Schorr sits down with breast cancer oncolgist Dr. Julie Gralow to discuss highlights from the conference. View the video here.
June 6, 2017
Q13 FOX interviews man saved by cord blood transplant at SCCA
The story features Chris Lihosit, who after undergoing treatment for leukemia in 2015, enrolled in a clinical trial at SCCA using umbilical cord blood to treat his blood cancer. View the story here.
June 1, 2017
New Day Northwest highlights Psychiatry and Psychology at SCCA
Director of Psychiatry and Psychology at SCCA, Dr. Jesse Fann, and former SCCA patient and cancer survivor Ron Robbecke discuss how valuable these services can be for cancer patients. View the story here.
June 1, 2017
King 5-News features young SCCA patient: "Boy's bond with chicken saved his life"
The story of an 8-year-old boy with autism and diagnosed with an autoimmune disease -- and how his chicken "saved him." View the story here.
May 30, 2017
Q13 FOX takes viewers inside SCCA
SCCA patients Anita Mitchell and Brock Gates share stories of their successful treatment and Dr. Filippo Milano discusses SCCA's collaborative approach. View the article here.
May 25, 2017
HemOnc Today publishes "Immunotherapies generate tremendous excitement for Merkel cell carcinoma" featuring SCCA physician
SCCA's Dr. Paul Nghiem discusses how immunotherapies are changing the treatment landscape for Merkel cell carcinoma. View the article here.
May 17, 2017
KOMO-AM airs interview with SCCA radiologist about national coding challenge to improve breast cancer screening
Dr. Christoph Lee, radiologist at SCCA, discusses how big data can help reduce false positives from mammography screening.
May 12, 2017
Experts respond to USPSTF recommendation about thyroid cancer screening
The interview features Dr. Mara Y. Roth, director of the endocrine tumor program at SCCA, who notes a new thyroid cancer screening recommendation is substantially unchanged from one made in 1996. View the article here.
May 11, 2017
KING-5’s New Day Northwest airs interview with an SCCA mother-daughter nursing duo
The interview features Christen and Diane Heye, a mother-daughter duo who are both oncology nurses at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Watch the interview here.
May 5, 2017
KING-5’s New Day Northwest airs interview with SCCA genetic counselor and patient
The interview features SCCA's Mercy Laurino and her patient Aislinn to discuss genetic counseling and testing.Watch the interview here.
May 1, 2017
ONS Voice features SCCA nurse practitioner in "Creating and Sustaining Survivorship Care Plans in Practice"
The article features SCCA's Leslie Heron, RN, MN, APRN, as she discusses survivorship care plans. View the article here.
April 7, 2017
The Seattle Times publishes "Don't compound cancer patients' worries with ACA uncertainty"
The op-ed is written by Dr. Jennie Crews, medical director for the SCCA Network and Research Integration, highlighting the realities of medical care and insurance when her husband was diagnosed with cancer. View the piece here.
March 30, 2017
Q13-FOX publishes "No Regrets: Cancer survivor pursues music dreams" featuring SCCA patient
The article highlights acute lymphoblastic leukemia patient and guitarist, Brock Gates. View the story here.
March 29, 2017
CNN publishes "The life-saving treatment that's being thrown in the trash"
The article features SCCA's Associate Director of the Cord Blood Transplant Program, Dr. Filippo Milano and one of his patients. View the story here.
March 24, 2017
KFSK publishes "Petersburg woman receives skin cancer treatment with new drug"
The article features an SCCA skin cancer patient from Petersburg, AK who travels to Seattle regularly for treatment. View the story here.
March 3, 2017
Q13-FOX publishes "Stage 4 colon cancer survivor mission to save others"
The article features Anita Mitchell, who received treatment at SCCA, and how her journey has sparked a mission to support other patients. View the story here.
March 1, 2017
My Northwest publishes "From overcoming cancer to building mountains"
The article features an SCCA breast cancer patient and the support she has received throughout her care from medical oncologist Dr. Julie Gralow. View the story here.
February 23, 2017
KING-5 publishes "Why leave home? Three immigrants explain what brought them to Washington" featuring SCCA physician
The article highlights SCCA's Associate Director of the Cord Blood Transplant Program, Dr. Filippo Milano on why he ended up moving from Italy and living in Seattle. View the story here.
February 1, 2017
KING-5’s New Day Northwest airs interview featuring SCCA’s Shine store
The Interview with Margaret Larson and store managers Carrie and Eileen feature the guidance and oncology treatment support (nutrition products, information and specific types of clothing) that Shine offers patients and their family members. View the story here
January 31, 2017
KOMO-TV aired "Family history of women's cancers could pose risk to men too"
Features an interview with Dr. Heather Cheng, who leads the SCCA Prostate Genetics Clinic. The story included an interview with a male patient and addressed that a family history of women with cancer could pose a risk to male blood relatives. View the story here.
January 15, 2017
The Spokesman-Review publishes "Spokane pilots among angels who fly medical transports"
Article features an SCCA kidney cancer patient and how he and his wife have benefited from receiving flights to and from their rural Idaho home to SCCA's clinic through a nonprofit, Angel Flight West. Read more.
January 12, 2017
King 5 publishes "Firefighter with stage four cancer inspires community to 'hold fast'"
Article features an SCCA lung cancer patient and how he inspires the community. Read more.
December 21, 2016
The Washington Post reports "A 23-year-old bodybuilder is being ravaged by ovarian cancer — and Instagramming it all"
Article features an SCCA patient and how she is documenting her life. Read more.
December 13, 2016
Business Wire reports "Fitch Affirms Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (WA) Rev Bonds 'A+'; Outlook Stable"
Articles reports Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A+' rating on SCCA revenue bonds. Learn more.
December 12, 2016
New Day Northwest airs "Gifts with a purpose"
Program features SCCA's Shine store, where all profits go to SCCA patient and family programs. Learn more.
December 10, 2016
Geekwire highlights new immunotherapy clinic
Story features an interview with Dr. David Maloney, medical director of the clinic named in honor of the Bezos family. Read more.
November 15, 2016
Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports "Isles need links to cancer centers"
Article highlights SCCA's new network affiliate member, Hawaii Pacific Health. Learn more.
November 1, 2016
The Seattle Times reports "Bezos family lends name to new Fred Hutch immunotherapy clinic"
Story highlights the Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic on the 6th floor at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, ahead of the official opening. Read more.
October 31, 2016
Puget Sound Business Journal reports "Seattle Cancer Care Alliance's new app aims to improve patient health"
Article highlights SCCA's new app for a group of breast cancer patients to help monitor their condition and provide feedback to doctors. Learn more.
October 21, 2016
KING 5 publishes "Mobile mammogram van provides easy access to screenings"
Article highlights SCCA's mobile mammogram van and its impact on the community. Learn more.
October 3, 2016
KUAM News reports "Cancer Community of Guam partners with Seattle Cancer Care Alliance"
Article highlights a recent visit of SCCA nurses and staff to Guam Memorial Hospital to present goals for global health. Learn more.
September 19, 2016
The Seattle Times publishes "Does you body benefit from compression clothes?"
Lexi Harlow, clinical supervisor for physical therapy at SCCA, discusses compression clothes for patients. Learn more.
September 9, 2016
King 5 publishes "New study: cancer-fighting benefits of cord blood transplants"
Article highlights a leukemia patient treated with cord blood transplant at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Learn more.
September 9, 2016
September 8, 2016
King 5 publishes "Olympian Nathan Adrian to honor friend at weekend swim event"
Nathan Adrian will participate in Swim Across America - Seattle which directly benefits Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Learn more.
August 25, 2016
GeekWire publishes "$1.2M crowdsourced contest aims to improve breast-cancer detection through deep machine learning"
Dr. Christoph Lee, SCCA radiologist, is featured in the article. Learn more.
August 25, 2016
King 5 reports on traffic disruptions to Denny Way and how it's affecting SCCA' Shine store
SCCA's Shine store is located in South Lake Union. Learn more.
August 24, 2016
Mercer Island Reporter publishes "Swim Across America returns to Mercer Island Sept. 10"
Article highlights the annual swim event that directly benefits Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Learn more.
August 23, 2016
Puget Sound Business Journal publishes "Seattle artificial intelligence experts enlisted in Cancer Moonshot coding challenge"
Piece interviews SCCA's Dr. Christoph Lee on the Digital Mammography DREAM Challenge. Learn more.
August 17, 2016
Becker's Hospital Review publishes "Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at University of Washington Medical Center | 100 hospital and health systems with great oncology programs 2016"
SCCA is ranked among the top 10 programs in the nation for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more.
August 8, 2016
Puget Sound Business Journal publishes an exclusive on SCCA's new immunotherapy clinic
Feature article on SCCA's new immunotherapy clinic. Learn more.
August 2, 2016
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Ranks Nationally as a Top 10 Cancer Center
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) / University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) is ranked among the best in the nation for adult cancer care by U.S. News & World Report for 2016-2017. Learn more.
July 29, 2016
SwimSwam.com reports on Nathan Adrian's plans after the Rio Olympics: Participate in the Seattle Swim Across America event in honour of his friend and former Cal teammate Matt Benoit. Learn more.
July 27, 2016
The Kitsap Sun reports on Nathan Adrian's plans for taking part in the Seattle Swim Across America event in September. Learn more.
July 26, 2016
425 Magazine looks at the impact the Seattle Swim Across America event has had in funding important cancer research at SCCA. Learn more.
June 26, 2016
KIRO 7 interviews SCCA at the Seattle Pride Parade
Interview with SCCA's Jim Barker, live from the parade. Learn more.
June 19, 2016
KIRO 7 airs "Health Evolution: Fighting Cancer From Within"
Programs features SCCA patients and physicians. Learn more.
June 17, 2016
The Seattle Times publishes "Mel Stottlemyre on Father’s Day: Courage, tragedy, baseball and an unbreakable family bond"
Story features an SCCA patient. Learn more.
June 16, 2016
425 Magazine publishes "Seattle’s Swim Across America Supports Cancer Research"
Story features a community event benefiting SCCA. Learn more.
June 6, 2016
New Day Northwest airs "Empowering breast cancer survivors"
Program features SCCA's Dr. Hakim Said. Learn more.
June 3, 2016
KIRO Radio airs "Despite improving cancer treatments, Seattle doctor sees more seeking ‘natural’ remedies"
Story discusses patient and physician perspectives. Learn more.
June 1, 2016
The New England Journal of Medicine publishes "Biomarker Tests for Molecularly Targeted Therapies" by Dr. Gary Lyman
The perspective on biomarkers is shared by an SCCA expert . Learn more.
June 1, 2016
Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing publishes "From Student to Practicing Oncology Nurse"
Article by SCCA's director of nursing, education and practice, Kathleen Shannon Dorcy, PhD, RN. Learn more.
May 26, 2016
Puget Sound Business Journal publishes "Bellevue biotech, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance partner for lung cancer study"
Story features research by Dr. Keith Eaton. Learn more.
May 20, 2016
WalletHub publishes "2016 Best & Worst Cities for Your Skin" with SCCA expert
Dr. Paul Nghiem comments on how to reduce risk of skin cancer in an "Ask the Experts" section. Learn more.
May 17, 2016
Washington Post publishes "Here’s what men need to know about the Angelina Jolie 'breast-cancer gene'"
Dr. Bruce Montgomery discusses genetic testing in men who develop breast cancer. Learn more.
May 15, 2016
Washington Post interviews Dr. Bruce Montgomery regarding men with BRCA gene
Story is titled "Defective ‘breast cancer’ genes aren’t just dangerous for women. They’re also linked to aggressive cancer in men." Learn more.
May 12, 2016
Thurston Talk publishes “Portrait of a Survivor – Jim Brown is Beating the Odds”
Story features SCCA patient and physician. Learn more.
May 12, 2016
Maple Valley Reporter publishes “Bra Dash to raise money for The Wings of Karen”
Story includes SCCA as event partner. Learn more.
May 11, 2016
New Day Northwest interviews Dr. Julie Gralow and her patient on breast cancer survivorship
The story discusses breast cancer survivorship and the SCCA Wellness Clinic. Learn more.
May 11, 2016
New Day Northwest wellness panel with Dr. Julie Gralow
As part of New Day Northwest's Wellness Wednesday panel, Dr. Julie Gralow answers questions on breast cancer survivorship and breast cancer therapy. Learn more.
May 10, 2016
Oncology Times publishes "Evolving Management of the Cancer Patient With Sepsis"
Story highlights SCCA's program to implement a sepsis Stat Pack as part of ongoing infection prevention research. Learn more.
May 1, 2016
Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network publishes "Fine-Needle Aspiration for Breast Cancer Diagnosis: One Size Does Not Fit All"
The journal features an editorial by SCCA's Breast Health Clinic director, Dr. Benjamin O. Anderson. Learn more.
April 21, 2016
The Atlantic publishes "Cancer: The Final Frontier"
The in-depth article discussing immumotherapy features an SCCA patient and two physicians, Dr. Paul T. Nghiem and Dr. Shailender Bhatia. Learn more.
April 19, 2016
JAMA publishes "PD-1 Blockade in Melanoma: A Promising Start, but a Long Way to Go"
The Journal of the Americal Medical Association features an editorial by SCCA medical oncologists Dr. Shailender Bhatia and Dr. John Thompson. Both specialize in melanoma. Learn more.
April 19, 2016
The Washington Post reports "The list of cancers being taken down by immunotherapy keeps growing"
The story highlights an SCCA patient being treated for Merkel cell carcinoma. Learn more.
April 19, 2016
The New England Journal of Medicine publishes "PD-1 Blockade with Pembrolizumab in Advanced Merkel-Cell Carcinoma"
Article features research by two SCCA physicians, Dr. Paul T. Nghiem and Dr. Shailender Bhatia. Learn more.
April 13, 2016
New Day Northwest interviews Dr. Ben Anderson on breast cancer
The story discusses breast cancer programs at SCCA and a new global initiative to reduce breast cancer around the world. Learn more.
April 6, 2016
Medscape reports "NCCN Takes New Look at Vulvar Cancer"
The story discusses the new NCCN guidelines drafted with the leadership of SCCA physician, Dr. Wui-Jin Koh. Learn more.
March 31, 2016
The American Journal of Managed Care reports "NCCN Melanoma Guideline Update"
This story reports on Dr. John Thompson's presentation from NCCN's Annual Meeting. Learn more.
March 22, 2016
KPLU reports "Biden Talks Cancer 'Moonshot' And Research Cooperation At Fred Hutch In Seattle"
The story highlights SCCA's involvement in the vice president's listening tour. Learn more.
March 21, 2016
The Seattle Times reports "Biden brings cancer 'moonshot' talks to Fred Hutch"
The article highlights a patient who underwent a stemcell transplant at SCCA. Learn more.
March 21, 2016
Puget Sound Business Journal reports on VP Joe Biden and how sharing big data is vital to cancer research
SCCA's Chief Nurse Executive and Vice President of Clinical Operations Angelique Richard, Ph.D., R.N., participated on the panel with the vice president. Learn more.
March 21, 2016
Seattle P-I covers VP Joe Biden's visit
Story includes photo of SCCA's Chief Nurse Executive and Vice President of Clinical Operations, Angelique Richard, Ph.D., R.N., who participated on the panel with the vice president. Learn more.
March 16, 2016
Becker's selects SCCA as one of 150 great places to work
Becker's Healthcare selected SCCA one of 150 great places to work in their annual survey. Among the criteria that the Becker's Healthcare editorial team considered in selecting SCCA was benefits offerings, wellness initiatives, and efforts to improve professional development, diversity and inclusion, work-life balance and a sense of community among employees. Read more.
March 2, 2016
Discover South Lake Union gives SCCA's Shine a nod
The biannual issue of Discover South Lake Union looks at several retail options in the neighborhood, including Shine. Read more.
March 1, 2016
KCTS9 Reports on How Cord Blood Can Help Treat Patients With Blood Cancer
Stacey Jenkins investigates how stem cells harvested from an umbilical cord can be used for patients who otherwise would require a more diffiuclt bone marrow transplant for blood cancers such as leukemia. She interviews SCCA's Dr. Colleen Delaney, who has pioneered the use of cord blood transplants and who is leading the way to making such transplants available to many more patients. Learn more.
February 27, 2016
KPLU Sound Effects Features Shine
Ed Ronco visits Shine, SCCA's retail store in South Lake Union, and learns how it caters to cancer patients in a way that no other retailer can. Learn more.
February 26, 2015
KING 5 News Reports on SCCA's Mammogram Van
SCCA's Mammogram Van is all about bringing state-of-art breast cancer screening to the Puget Sound area. And soon, SCCA will be adding a second Mammogram Van. Learn more.
February 25, 2016
Puget Sound Business Journal Announces the New Clinical Trials Unit Opening at SCCA
UW Medicine, Fred Hutch, Juno Therapeutics, and SCCA recently announced a new collaboration on a clinical trials unit focused on immunotherapy. The new unit is expected to open at SCCA's outpatient clinic on Lake Union in September. Learn more.
February 25, 2016
OncLive Video with Dr. Renato Martins on Managing Toxicities From Treatment of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
While in Scottsdale, Arizona for the 2016 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, Dr. Martins discusses toxicities associated with lenvatinib for treating differentiated thyroid cancer and cautions that side effects must be proactively managed. Learn more.
February 24, 2016
New Day Northwest Interviews Dr. V.K. Gadi about Male Breast Cancer
Dr. Gadi discusses the challenges of diagnosing and treating male breast cancer. He also touches on some of the exciting developments that are happening with cancer research at the Fred Hutch and SCCA. Learn more.
February 22, 2016
OncLive Interviews Dr. Renato Martins about Thyroid Cancer
Q&A with Dr. Martins on the impact lenvatinib has on treating patients with differentiated thyroid cancer. Learn more.
February 17, 2016
The Wall Street Journal Experts Blog Considers Why the Moon to Cure Cancer Might Work
Dr. Atul Grover of the Association of American Medical Colleges argues that Vice President Joseph Biden’s “Moon Shot to Cure Cancer“ just might work. He singles out three institutions as examples that give him hope: MD Anderson in Houston, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center in Philadelphia. Learn more.
February 15, 2016
OncLive Video Interview with Dr. Renato Martins on Patient Selection for Nivolumab in NSCLC. Learn more.
February 5, 2016
Puget Sound Business Journal Announces SCCA's New Ad Campaign
SCCA's marketing and communications director Holly Rosenfeld discusses how to tell the patient story. Learn more.
February 4, 2016
Katie Couric Interview's Dr. Elizabeth Swisher on World Cancer Day
Yahoo! News' Q&A with Dr. Elizabeth Swisher, medical director of the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention Program of SCCA. Learn more.
January 28, 2016
OncLive Interviews Dr. Renato Martins on Use of PD-1 Inhibitors for Treating NCSLC
SCCA's Dr. Renato Martins discusses using these therapies for treating nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer. Learn more.
January 25, 2016
Seattle Magazine Names 33 Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Doctors to its 16th Annual List
Many SCCA's doctors were named to Seattle Magazine's List of Top Doctors in the Puget Sound region. Learn more.
January 24, 2016
USA Today Reports on Breast Cancer Tests
SCCA breast cancer oncologist Dr. Gary Lyman speaks about the practice of using genetic testing in treatment plans for breast cancer. Learn more.
January 24, 2016
HemOnc Today Highlights NCCN Grants for Study of Enzalutamide, Volasertib
Story in HemOnc Today announces NCCN grants awarded to five national recipients, one of which is SCCA's Dr. Ajay Gopal. Learn more.
January 1, 2016
The Seattle Times Story on Stem Cell Donations Features Fred Hutch, Includes SCCA Patient
Article in The Seattle Times titled, "Hutch pays up to $800 for blood stem cells donations, but donors are hard to find." Learn more.
December 24, 2015
U.S. News & World Report Blog: "Fighting Cancer on Christmas"
Story features SCCA patient and social worker. Learn more.
December 16, 2015
Puget Sound Business Journal Reports SCCA Eyes Major Expansion in Seattle
Story discusses future expansion within SCCA's South Lake Union campus. Learn more.
December 7, 2015
Wall Street Journal Reports on When Mother and Daughter Both Have Breast Cancer
Story features two SCCA patients and their physician, Dr. Edmond Marzbani, from SCCA Medical Oncology at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. Learn more.
December 7, 2015
Pharmacy Practice News Reports Chemo Dose Rounding Achieves Significant Cost Savings
SCCA's clinical pharmacist Roy Mock comments on the protocol. Learn more.
November 19, 2015
KOMO-TV Channel 4 News Reports Treatment for President Carter Has Ties to SCCA
SCCA's Dr. Shailender Bhatia discusses immunotherapy for melanoma and how an SCCA patient benefited from clinical trials. Learn more.
November 10, 2015
KOMO-TV Channel 4 News Spotlights Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Story features an SCCA patient and her medical oncologist, Dr. Renato Martins. Learn more.
November 5, 2015
MARKETING magazine Highlights SCCA Re-Brand
Authored content by SCCA's marketing director, Holly Rosenfeld. Learn more.
November 5, 2015
KOMO-TV Channel 4 News Features Pancreatic Cancer Survivor and SCCA Physician
The evening news program featured a survivor and her physician, Dr. Bill Harris. Learn more.
October 23, 2015
Local Magazines Feature Guidelines for Better Breast Health
SCCA's Dr. V.K. Gadi authors a column in 425 Magazine and South South Magazine. Learn more.
October 20, 2015
The Seattle Times Reports on New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines
SCCA's Dr. Benjamin Anderson discusses screening updates. Learn more.
October 14, 2015
KOMO News Reports What Women Need to Know About Mammograms
SCCA's Dr. V.K. Gadi is interviewed. Learn more.
October 7, 2015
The Huffington Post on 5 Major Breast Cancer Advancements
SCCA's Dr. Julie Gralow discusses the latest treatments. Learn more.
September 17, 2015
Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) Weekly Report Highlights Swim Across America, Benefiting Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Learn more.
September 10, 2015
U.S. News & World Report on Treating Cancer Differently in Older Adults
SCCA's Dr. Edward Libby discusses how to approach medical care for older adults. Learn more.
September 9, 2015
KING-5 TV's Evening Magazine Features Pink Boat Regatta, Benefiting Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Evening Magazine interviews SCCA's Dr. Julie Gralow on on the Pink Boat Regatta and its support for breast cancer research. Learn more.
September 8, 2015
Fox News Health on the Signs of Ovarian Cancer to Never Ignore
SCCA gynecologic oncologist Barbara A. Goff speaks about risk factors with ovarian cancer. Learn more.
HemOnc Today on Checkpoint Inhibitors be Limited in the Front-Line NSCLC Setting Based on PD-L1 Expression
Authored content by SCCA's Dr. Laura Q. M. Chow. Learn more.
August 27, 2015
Mercer Island Reporter Highlights Swim Across America, benefiting Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Learn more.
August 25, 2015
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Nurses Present at Guam National Conference
SCCA representatives traveled to Guam to help educate nurses about cancer care and management. Learn more.
August 24, 2015
CBS Radio Interviews Dr. Fred Appelbaum About Swim Across America
Dr. Appelbaum speaks with Lee Callahan about the amazing strides that SCCA is making with cellular therapy in the war on cancer. Learn more.
August 24, 2015
Link Between Birth Control and Breast Cancer, But No Clear Answers
Crosscut journalist Amelia Apfel interviews Dr. V.K. Gadi of SCCA and Dr. Christopher Li of Fred Hutch. Learn more.
August 1, 2015
Seattle Met Names 34 from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to 10th Annual Top Doctors List Providers were nominated by their peers based on years of experience, competency, patient satisfaction, and ability to work with colleagues to deliver the best patient care. Learn more.
July 31, 2015
Newsweek Names 36 from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance "Top Cancer Doctors in the U.S."
The national magazine takes a comprehensive look at cancer care with a list of Top Cancer Doctors in the U.S., compiled from nearly 100,000 peer nominations. Learn more.
July 30, 2015
KING-5 TV Features SCCA Patient and His “Be Positive” Cancer Patient Movement
The “Be Positive” cancer patient movement is sweeping the nation, started by a Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patient. Learn more.
July 23, 2015
SCCA/UW Medical Center Named One of Top Five Best Hospitals in the Nation
U.S. News & World Report named Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/ UW Medical Center one of the top five Best Hospitals in the Nation for Adult Cancer Care for 2015-2016. Learn more.
June 22, 2015
Seattle Magazine Names 37 Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Doctors to its 15th Annual List
Many of SCCA’s doctors—37 in all—were named to Seattle Magazine's 15th Annual List of Top Doctors in the Puget Sound region. Learn more.