January 21, 2020
Annals of Internal Medicine published an analysis stating the overall risk of death after a bone marrow transplant has dropped 34% between 2003–2007 and 2013–2017. The study, conducted by Fred Hutch, followed patients who underwent a transplant at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Read the story here.
January 20, 2020
January 16, 2020
January 16, 2020
January 15, 2020
SCCA’s Michael Linenberger, MD, MMSc, spoke on the role of givosiran for the treatment of acute hepatic porphyria (AHP), a rare disease that affects approximately 5 to 10 people per 100,000 in the U.S. Read the story here.
January 14, 2020
January 14, 2020
SCCA’s Andrew Cowan, MD, provided commentary about a Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating the combination of a gamma-secretase inhibitor (GSI) therapy with BCMA CAR T cells to improve response in heavily pretreated patients that was presented at ASH 2019. Read the story here.
January 13, 2020
Aaron Crane’s appointment was also reported appointment in Becker’s Hospital Review’s section on hospital executive moves and promotions, featuring other notable promotions and new hires within hospital systems. Read the story here.
January 12, 2020
January 10, 2020
January 10, 2020
December 31, 2019
December 20, 2019
SCCA’S Jerald Radich, MD, spoke with Patient Power about treatment plans for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia as well as his research in this area. His comments were directed at patients, encouraging them to always work with their oncologists as they pursue treatment options. Read the story here.
December 18, 2019
SCCA’s Poorni Manohar, MD, discussed her poster presentation at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium that looked at the role of 18F-Fluoroestradiol (FES) and 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET imaging in the identification of bone metastases in metastatic breast cancer. Read the story here.
December 18, 2019
SCCA was included in an article that highlighted the economic growth of the Kitsap region. The article cited the healthcare sector as being the second largest employer in the region. Read the story here.
December 17, 2019
Julie Gralow, MD, spoke to Oncology Learning Network while onsite at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium about her studies on breast cancer as well as the relevancy of biosimilars. Watch the interview here.
December 13, 2019
SCCA’s President and Executive Director Nancy Davidson, MD, provided insight around gender bias in the health care industry for an article describing a study that found gender bias in introductions of women speakers. Read the story here.
December 10, 2019
SCCA’s Heather Cheng, MD, PhD, spoke about biomarkers for molecularly driven therapy for prostate and other genitourinary cancers during her presentation at the 2019 Annual Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium, emphasizing the progress that has been made. Read the story here.
December 6, 2019
December 6, 2019
December 4, 2019
December 4, 2019
SCCA’s Lois Regen, lab manager, provided commentary on the origin of the word “chimerism” as well as what it means in today’s medical terms. Read the story here.
December 3, 2019
Tracy Wong and Mallika Sharma, MPH, members of SCCA’s Quality team, were interviewed by Specialty Pharmacy Continuum magazine on how SCCA successfully eliminated prior authorizations, reducing anxiety and time to treatment for patients and administrative burdens for physicians. Read the story here.
December 1, 2019
16 News Now-TV, an NBC-owned and -operated TV station in South Bend, Indiana, broadcast a syndicated interview with SCCA’s Christina Baik, MD, MPH, about new clinical trials combining chemo and immunotherapy that have changed the standard of care for many lung cancer patients. Watch the interview here.
November 26, 2019
November 25, 2019
November 22, 2019
SCCA’s Poulsbo Clinic is featured in a multi-page editorial story, as well as a full-page ad, in the local magazine Compass & Clock. Read the story here.
November 21, 2019
The National Hockey League in Seattle interviewed SCCA’s Stacey A. Cohen, MD, who spoke on the incidence of colorectal cancer in the 20–49 age group and the importance of preventive screening. Read the story here.
November 19, 2019
SCCA’s Mallika Sharma, MPH, worked with a large commercial payor to eliminate prior authorizations for all imaging requests for patients covered by that insurer, except for PET and PET/CT scans. The study was presented at SCO 2019 Quality Care Symposium. Read the story here.
November 19, 2019
KXAS-TV, an NBC owned and operated tv station in Fort Worth Texas broadcasted a syndicated interview with SCCA’s Christina Baik, MD, MPH about new clinical trials combining chemo and immunotherapy that have changed the standard of care for many lung cancer patients. Watch the interview here.
November 15, 2019
SCCA’s Vijayakrishna K. Gadi, MD, PhD, discussed the AVIATOR Study for patients with metastatic breast cancer. Watch the interview here.
November 13, 2019
Illinois WQAD-TV showed a syndicated story about SCCCA’s oncoreproduction clinic in Seattle. The piece featured Genevieve Neal-Perry, MD, PhD, who spoke about the work done to help cancer patients preserve their fertility and get treatment. Read the story here.
November 9, 2019
Alan Herr, a patient of SCCA’s Renato Martins, MD, MPH, shared his experience being diagnosed with lung cancer and treated at SCCA. Watch the interview here.
November 8, 2019
During 2019 JADPRO Live, SCCA’s Brandelyn Bergstedt, associate director, patient experience, and Katie Maletich, quality and safety director, participated in a panel about how resolution programs can help address patients’ and families’ needs for accurate information, emotional support and potential compensation. Read the story here.
November 8, 2019
SCCA’s Heidi Gray, MD, discussed the phase 1/2 study of ruxolitinib with front-line neoadjuvant and post-surgical therapy in patients with ovarian or peritoneal cancer. Watch the interview here.
November 6, 2019
SCCA’s Julie Gralow, MD, spoke with U.S. News and World Report on breast cancer survival rates and how they depend on the type of breast cancer a person has as well as how advanced the disease is when it is detected. Read the story here.
November 4, 2019
SCCA’s Hannah Linden, MD, spoke with U.S. News and World Report on the different types of cancer and how the types of receptors a patient plays a key role in deciding the most optimal treatment. The story also ran on MSN’s lifestyle news. Read the stories here and here.
October 29, 2019
SCCA’s Kerry McMillen, MS, RD, CSO, manager of Medical Nutrition Therapy, talks about the importance on counseling oncology patients about nutrition and dietary trends. Read the story here.
October 28, 2019
SCCA’s Janie M. Lee, MD, MSc, spoke to KING 5 about a new Washington law that may help women know more about breast cancer risk factors. Read the story here.
October 28, 2019
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, SCCA’s Hannah Linden, MD, spoke with Targeted Oncology about liquid biopsies and the future of biomarkers in breast cancer therapy. Read the story here.
October 28, 2019
SCCA’s Heather Cheng, MD, PhD, spoke with OncLive about the role of genetic testing in prostate cancer and an ongoing GENTleMEN trial (NCT03503097) designed to locate genomic alterations. Read the story here.
October 24, 2019
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, SCCA’s Julie Gralow, MD, encourages women to be aware of any changes in their breasts that could signal a problem. Read the story here.
October 21, 2019
Indiana’s WNDU 16 News showed a syndicated story about SCCA’s oncoreproduction clinic in Seattle. The piece featured Genevieve Neal-Perry, MD, PhD, who spoke about the work done to help cancer patients preserve their fertility and get treatment. Read the story here.
October 19, 2019
The story on Dr. Perry and SCCA’s oncoreproduction clinic was also featured in Pennsylvania’s 69 WFMZ-TV News and Michigan’s 9 & 10 News. Read the story here.
October 10, 2019
SCCA’s Dr. Ryan Cassaday, MD, spoke about managing patients’ expectations on CAR T cell therapy and helping them understand why this treatment can take so long on the front end. Read the story here.
October 9, 2019
SCCA’s Drs. Jerald Radich, MD, Mazyar Shadman, MD, Vivian G. Oehler, MD, Yotsumoto Fertrin, MD, PhD, Andrew J. Cowan, MD and Chaitra S. Ujjani, MD, spoke with OncLive and provided insight on current and evolving standards of care in leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, highlighting particular targets of interest for novel therapies. Read the story here.
October 9, 2019
NBC’s Dallas-Fort Worth showed a story about SCCA’s oncoreproduction clinic in Seattle. The piece featured Dr. Genevieve Neal-Perry, MD, PhD, who spoke about the work done to help cancer patients preserve their fertility and get treatment. Read the story here.
October 8, 2019
Dr. Genevieve Neal-Perry and SCCA's oncoreproduction clinic was featured in ABC's KSAT12. Read the story here.
October 4, 2019
KOMO anchor Mary Nam shared the story of her fight with breast cancer and invited her viewers to get a mammogram through SCCA. Read the story here.
October 3, 2019
SCCA’s Dan Martin, MD, spoke to OncLive about the value of getting a free, open-source system for standardizing the electronic storage of patient records (mCODE). Read the story here.
September 26, 2019
SCCA’s Paul Nghiem, MD, PhD, spoke to HemOnc Today about the increased rate of Merkel cell carcinoma in the United States between 2000 and 2013, driven largely by the growing proportion of Americans over 60 years old. Read the story here.
September 24, 2019
SCCA’s V.K Gadi, MD, PhD, spoke with HemOnc Today about the latest breast cancer treatments for a feature story about Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Read the story here.
September 17, 2019
SCCA’s Petros Grivas, MD, PhD, spoke with OncLive about the latest treatment options for genitourinary cancer. Read the story here.
September 17, 2019
SCCA’s Dr. Ang Li, MD, conducted a study on patients with multiple myeloma who are at risk of developing thrombosis due to some newer treatments. Findings of the study were published in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Read the story here.
September 17, 2019
SCCA’s Dr. Celestia Higano, MD, spoke with Renal & Urology News on the outcomes of a study of sipuleucel-T (Provenge) immunotherapy. Read the story here.
September 17, 2019
SCCA’s Chief Nursing Executive and VP of Clinical Operations, Terry McDonnell spoke with Healio about SCCA’s upcoming Immunotherapy Symposium. Read the story here.
September 16, 2019
SCCA’s Dr. Jennie Crews spoke about how telehealth is helping patients to get access to tier-one cancer care and how it will become the new standard of care for patients with metastatic cancer. Read the story here.
September 11, 2019
An analysis of prior authorizations for imaging studies demonstrated that most were unnecessary, resulting in potential delays in care and administrative burden for health care providers. The findings were presented by Tracy Wong, Mallika Sharma at the 2019 ASCO Quality Care Symposium held in San Diego, California. Read the story here.
September 11, 2019
SCCA’s analyst Mallika Sharma was interviewed by The ASCO Post on how SCCA successfully eliminated prior authorizations to improve patient and providers’ experience. Read the story here.
September 11, 2019
SCCA’s analyst Mallika Sharma, MPH, and other SCCA representatives presented how they successfully eliminated wasteful prior authorizations in commercial insurance plans that often cause significant delays in patient care and increase administrative burden. Read the story in the Journal of Clinical Pathways here.
September 6, 2019
SCCA’s Bernardo Goulart, MD, Tracy Wong and Mallika Sharma participated at the ASCO Quality Care Symposium to present studies that examined high drug costs and prior authorizations as barriers to cancer care. Read the coverage in Pharmacy Times here.
September 4, 2019
SCCA’s Celestia S. Higano, MD, is the first author on a study published in Cancer that looked at outcomes for a particular type of treatment in a registry of men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. View the paper here.
September 3, 2019
SCCA’s Bernardo Goulart, MD, presented research at an American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in San Diego this month that looked at how paperwork and high drug costs could mean worse survival for lung cancer patients. Read the story in U.S. News & World Report here.
September 3, 2019
HemOnc Today featured the research presented by Bernardo Goulart, MD.
September 3, 2019
SCCA’s Shailender Bhatia, MD, spoke with Targeted Oncology about the latest treatment options for skin cancer. Read the story here.
August 23, 2019
SCCA nurses Sharol Kidd and Rae Niculescu spoke with Health Leaders about research they co-presented at ONS national meeting. Read the story here.
August 20, 2019
SCCA’s Dr. Rachel Yung authored an editorial response to new U.S. Preventive Task Force recommendations regarding genetic testing for breast cancer to determine the existence of the BRCA gene. Read more here.
July 30, 2019
An award given to nurses who go above and beyond was created in Seattle 20 years ago with ties to the SCCA. KING-5 TV interviewed the artist who created a commissioned wall in the SCCA Clinic as a tribute to nurses by patients and their families. The award is now offered in more than 20 countries at more than 3,500 healthcare facilities. View the story here.
July 24, 2019
An interview with SCCA’s Dr. Paul Nghiem aired on Q13Fox’ Healthy Living afternoon show. Journalist Marni Hughes conducted the interview, which focused on ways to prevent skin cancer. View the story here.
July 23, 2019
Dr. Rafael Santana-Davila spoke with Health.com about the latest treatment options and resources for patients who have been diagnosed with lung cancer. Read the story here.
July 23, 2019
Yahoo Lifestyle ran a second story featuring Dr. Rafael Santana-Davila that outlined the stages of lung cancer. Read the story here.
July 23, 2019
Yahoo Lifestyle published an interview with Dr. Rafael Santana-Davila that covered lung cancer survival rates. Read the story here.
July 20, 2019
Oncology Times published perspective authored by SCCA’s Dr. Cristina Rodriguez about a specific treatment for head and neck cancer. Read the article here.
July 11, 2019
SCCA's Dr. Peter S. Nelson spoke with Targeted Oncology about a study that he co-authored related to genomic diversity and prostate cancer. Read the story here.
July 10, 2019
SCCA physicians participated in a panel discussion about ways to treat infection in immune-compromised patients. Read the story here.
July 9, 2019
SCCA's Dr. Evan Ya-Wen Yu spoke with OncLive TV about the outcomes of a clinical trial for prostate cancer patients. View the story here.
July 8, 2019
SCCA's Dr. Mazyar Shadman spoke with Oncology Nursing News about recent advances in treating blood cancer. Read the story here.
July 2, 2019
SCCA's Dr. Mary-Beth Percival spoke with OncLive about treatment agents for acute myeloid leukemia patients. Read the story here.
July 2, 2019
SCCA's Dr. Mazyar Shadman spoke with OncLive about CAR-T and other treatment advances for blood cancer. View the interview here.
June 28, 2019
SCCA's Dr. Jennie Crews spoke with CURE Magazine about how telemedicine is currently being used in oncology. View the interview here.
June 24, 2019
A letter authored by numerous SCCA physician researchers appeared in the June 24, 2019 edition of Nature. The letter focused on T-cell receptor gene therapy to prevent acute myeloid leukemia relapse. Read an excerpt here.
June 7, 2019
SCCA's Dr. Petros Grivas spoke with Practice Update about recent clinical trials for urothelial cancer. View the interview here.
June 13, 2019
Oncology Nursing News spoke with two physician assistants in February about SCCA fellowship and training opportunities. Read the story here.
June 10, 2019
SCCA's Dr. Petros Grivas spoke with HemOnc Today about how a type of bladder cancer tumor grows, and options to treat it. Read the story here.
June 7, 2019
SCCA’s Affiliate hospital partner in the Grays Harbor county region of Western WA, Summit Pacific Medical Centers, awarded $6,000 in scholarships to local students. Read the story here.
June 6, 2019
Forbes named SCCA’s Affiliate hospital partner in Pierce County, MultiCare to the magazine’s first “America’s Best Employers by State” list. The Auburn Reporter covered the ranking. Read the story here.
June 5, 2019
Commute Seattle honored two SCCA founding organizations for innovative commuter programs, featured in Seattle Business Magazine. Read the story here.
June 4, 2019
SCCA's Dr. Nancy Davidson provided Highlights of the Day remarks at ASCO related to local, regional and adjuvant treatment options for breast cancer. Listen to her remarks here.
June 3, 2019
SCCA's Dr. Cristina Rodriguez is featured as one of ten oncologists as part of an ASCO Post cover story. Read the story here.
June 3, 2019
SCCA's Dr. Julie Gralow is featured as one of ten oncologists as part of an ASCO Post cover story. Read the story here.
June 2, 2019
SCCA's Dr. Celestia S. Higano provided Highlights of the Day remarks at ASCO related to genitourinary (prostate) cancer treatment options. Listen to her remarks here.
May 21, 2019
SCCA's Dr. David Maloney, Medical Director of the Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic at SCCA spoke with Cancer Therapy Advisor about CAR T-cell therapy. Read the story here.
May 20, 2019
SCCA was included in a story about the upcoming replacement of the Fairview Bridge, a primary route for SCCA patients and staff. SCCA is working with City representatives to ensure efficient routes during construction. View the story here.
May 14, 2019
Dr. Evan Yu is featured in an interview about treatment options for metastatic, hormone-sensitive prostate cancer. View the story here.
May 1, 2019
Queen Anne & Magnolia news discusses Folklife as a community-powered music and arts festival, featuring Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s role as a presenting sponsor. Read the full story here.
April 26, 2019
SCCA’s Dr. Mukta Krane was featured in an interview about a patient who was diagnosed with Stage III colon cancer. The patient had robotic surgery led by Dr. James Park. With more treatment to come, the patient is now working to raise visibility for the importance of early cancer screening. View the story here.
April 25, 2019
Dr. Jennie Crews is featured in a HemOnc Today cover story about telemedicine, a topic on which she recently presented at a national meeting. Read the full story here.
April 23, 2019
GeekWire recognized Dr. Nancy Davidson's election to the 239th class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Read the coverage here.
April 22, 2019
Dr. Petros Grivas was interviewed by HemOnc Today for a story about the effort underway to identify biomarkers in urothelial cancer. View the story here.
April 17, 2019
We congratulate Dr. Nancy Davidson, who was named today as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Davidson joins more than 200 new members elected today to the organization, which honors exceptional leaders, scholars and innovators engaged in advancing the public good.
April 11, 2019
Dr. Nancy Davidson is featured in a six-part Forbes series entitled “Healthcare in the Age of Personalization.” The series features healthcare leaders’ perspectives about the increasing importance of diversity and inclusion as healthcare transformation continues. Read part 4 of the series in which Dr. Davidson is quoted here.
April 8, 2019
Dr. Kyle Concannon, who treats patients at UW Medicine, spoke with the ASCO Post about treatment options for lung cancer in homeless patients during a recent national symposium. Read the article here.
April 7, 2019
Part 5 of the series went live, which also features quotes and perspective from Dr. Davidson. Read part 5 here.
April 5, 2019
Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation raising the legal age to buy tobacco and vaping products from 18 to 21 alongside Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Fred Hutch leaders on April 5. The event was covered by five local television stations including KIRO-7, KING-5, KOMO-4, KCPQ-13, and TVW. View a recorded event link here.
April 1, 2019
SCCA nurses contributed to a special supplement related to CAR T-Cell therapy in the April issue of the Clinical Journal of Oncology. SCCA nurse Lenise Taylor was the lead on program development. View her team’s supplement contribution here.
Seattle magazine named 56 SCCA doctors to its annual “Top Doctors” list. Dr. Jennie Crews is featured in an article about telemedicine, and Dr. Heidi Gray is featured in an article where she provides insights about world cancer care for women. View the complete list of doctors named to the list here.
SCCA’s newest clinic in Issaquah opened, just two months after the opening of another clinic on the Kitsap Peninsula in Poulsbo. Both sites reflect SCCA’s commitment to expanding access to a full suite of cancer treatment services in locations that are familiar, comforting and close to home for patients. Read more about the opening in coverage provided by our exclusive media partner for the SCCA Issaquah opening, 425 Magazine.
March 25, 2019
425 Magazine features "Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Expands to Issaquah" in its March issue. The new patient care center in Issaquah will open on April 1. Learn more here.
March 19, 2019
The Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) highlighted SCCA’s community benefit grants in its daily news round-up for WSHA members. WSHA reaches more than 70,000 healthcare leaders at hospitals across the state of Washington through its news round-up. Read the story here.
March 18, 2019
Dr. Diana Lam spoke with KING-5 Morning News about SCCA’s commitment to increasing mammogram access in the local community. View the story here.
March 10, 2019
Dr. Nancy Davidson is featured in a six-part Forbes series entitled “Healthcare in the Age of Personalization.” The series features healthcare leaders’ perspectives about the increasing importance of diversity and inclusion as healthcare transformation continues. Read more about the series here.
March 9, 2019
SCCA Chief Strategy Officer and Vice President Debby Gentzen is featured in Northwest Asian Weekly regarding her leadership journey and personal commitment to driving diversity strategy. The placement promoted her role as a featured panelist for a national diversity summit that took place in Seattle on March 21. Read the story here.
March 8, 2019
Dr. Andrew Coveler spoke with Considerable.com about pancreatic cancer treatment options, following news of Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek’s stage IV pancreatic cancer diagnosis. Read the interview with Dr. Coveler here.
March 4, 2019
SCCA's Dr. David K. Madtes discusses lung cancer screening on iHeartRadio along with two lung cancer survivors. Listen to the recording here.
March 1, 2019
Dr. Damian Green spoke with HemOnc Today in December at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting about targeted CAR T-cell therapy to treat advanced myeloma. The story is featured in the March 2019 print edition of HemOnc Today. Read the story here.
February 28, 2019
Dr. Evan Yu spoke with HemOnc Today about an abstract that he delivered at a national meeting in February. Dr. Yu is the first author on an abstract that addresses combination therapy for metastatic, castrate-resistant prostate cancer. Read the story here.
February 27, 2019
Dr. Stephen Smith spoke with Targeted Oncology about highlights of ongoing research efforts designed to advance the treatment paradigm of follicular lymphoma. Read the interview here.
February 25, 2019
Dr. Pamela Becker spoke with HemOnc Today about targeted treatments for acute myeloid leukemia. Read the cover story here.
February 15, 2019
Read the Clinical Trial Portal article that Dr. Evan Yu wrote for URO GU ONC TODAY related to a prostate cancer clinical trial that he presented at GU ASCO here.
February 11, 2019
Dr. Petros Grivas discusses advances in treatment for bladder cancer and the potential of targeted therapies or immunotherapies with Targeted Oncology. The article can be found here.
January 29, 2019
SCCA patient and breast cancer survivor Teri is featured in an interview with KOMO-TV about Fred Hutch-driven research led by Dr. Cyrus Ghajar that revealed that sleeping cancer cells could be targeted with chemotherapy. Watch the story here.
January 25, 2019
Dr. David Zhen discusses travel and lifestyle changes and the impact of pancreatic cancer with Let’s Win, a non-profit organization dedicated to the pancreatic cancer community. Read more here.
January 25, 2019
Kelda Gardner, an oncology physician assistant at SCCA, spoke with HemOnc Today at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) meeting in San Diego, CA in December about a safe and well-tolerated type of new therapy for acute myeloid leukemia. Read the interview here.
January 24, 2019
Dr. Ryan Cassaday spoke with HemOnc Today at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) meeting in San Diego, CA in December about how a specific combination therapy called DA-EPOCH offers potential for treating newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Read the complete story here.
January 20, 2019
Time reporter Jamie Ducharme interviewed colorectal cancer expert Dr. Stacey Cohen about a new FDA-approved test from 23andMe. The test flags whether people have genetic variants that might raise their risk of colorectal cancer. Read the here.
January 14, 2019
Dr. Evan Yu is featured in OncLive on the future of castration-naïve prostate cancer. Dr. Yu was interviewed during the 2018 State of Science Summit held by OncLive and his interview can be read here.
January 5, 2019
Dr. Filippo Milano, Associate Director of the Fred Hutch Cord Blood Transplant Program at SCCA, explains what cord blood transplantation is and why it is important for patients to learn more. Read the story here.
January 4, 2019
SCCA’s Dr. David Zhen discusses a study on adjuvant therapy for patients with small pancreatic tumors with the online publication Cancer Network. Read the story here.
January 1, 2019
Dr. Julie Gralow provided valuable insight to the breast cancer central division for a HemOnc Today Education Lab. Read the story here.
December 31, 2018
Drs. Janie M. Lee and Meghan Flanagan are featured in Right as Rain by UW Medicine, discussing changes under Washington state's new breast density notification law. Read the story here.
December 26, 2018
KING-5 features an SCCA patient, who now volunteers at SCCA's retail store, Shine, helping to bring hope, support and understanding to other cancer patients. View the story here.
December 22, 2018
Dr. Renato Martins spoke with NBC News about nodules discovered on SCJ Ruth Bader Ginsurg's lungs following a recent fall. View the story here.
December 17, 2018 - March 2019
Healio/HemOnc Today Managing Editor Mark Leiser interviewed Dr. Damian Green at the American Society of Hematology meeting in December regarding results that he presented of an BCMA CAR-T Cell Immunotherapy for Multiple Myeloma. The story went live online on December 17 and will run in the March 2019 print edition. Read the story here.
December 13, 2018
Dr. Ryan Cassaday is featured in Cell Therapy Next, a patient focused column in HemOnc Today related to CAR T-cell therapy for patients. Read the story here.
December 10, 2018
Dr. Elihu Estey is featured in a HemOnc Today article related to a specific type of acute myeloid leukemia treatment. Read the article here.
December 7, 2018
In a feature story with Targeted Oncology Dr. Victor Chow stresses the need to identify B-cell lymphoma treatment options after progression on CAR T-cell therapy. Read the story here.
December 4, 2018
Dr. Terry McDonnell was a featured speaker at Cancer and the Community, an event convened in Seattle by The Atlantic. The event brought researchers, doctors and patient advocates to examine the state of cancer care in the Pacific Northwest, where new collaborations between tech companies and medical institutions, who are all making strides in cancer care, are underway. View details about the event here.
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.
November 28, 2018
The Puget Sound Business Journal posted a blog story about SCCA’s future expansion. The story included details that were recently filed publicly by SCCA. Read the story here.
November 14, 2018
Dr. Nancy Davidson was a featured speaker at the ‘People v. Cancer’ event in New York City, sponsored by The Atlantic. The day-long summit shined a spotlight on researchers, oncologists and the patient community who are collectively engaged in the fight against cancer. View the story here.
November 12, 2018
SCCA Attending physician and assistant professor of medicine at University of Washington, Dr. Percival was featured in a HealthCentral article titled “Living Past Leukemia: Survivorship and Lasting Side Effects.” She discusses the significant risk of relapse in leukemia patients and the importance of keeping in touch with a doctor or a survivorship clinic. Read more here.
November 11, 2018
Dr. Filippo Milano and his patient Alexes Harris were featured in an interview with KING-5 that covered the importance of increased bone marrow donors from many ancestries, and how cord blood transplants can make a different for patients who may not be an exact match for a Bone Marrow Transplant. Alexes led a ‘Be the Match’ campaign event at UW on November 5. View the KING-5 interview here.
November 10, 2018
Dr. Heather Greenlee, Medical Director of the Integrative Medicine Program at SCCA is featured in an article about Integrative Medicine in HemOnc Today. The article discusses what clinicians should know so they can have informed conversations with their patients with cancer. Read the story here.
November 7, 2018
Dr. F. Marc Stewart and Director of Advanced Practice Providers Gabrielle Zecha are featured in an interview conducted by AAPA, the organization that presented the Employer of Excellence Award to SCCA earlier this year. Read the story here.
November 1, 2018
Dr. Filippo Milano and his patient Alexes Harris participated in an interview with national broadcast outlet Ivanhoe about how cord blood transplants support patient health and longevity. View the story here.
October 31, 2018
SCCA breast cancer patient Kate Irwin is featured in a story on Kiro Radio. Kate credits her team of grerat doctors at SCCA. Read the story here.
October 23, 2018
Becker’s Hospital Review featured SCCA in the release of the 2018 edition of the “100 hospitals and health systems with great oncology programs.” View the list 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.
October 4, 2018
Dr. Jennifer Specht is featured in an article on KMBC News explaining each different kind of breast cancer. The article originally ran on Prevention’s website and was picked up by 19 television stations across the U.S. 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.