Having more treatment options gives you and your care team more ways to individualize the best care plan for you — for the best outcome. As the top cancer hospital in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) offers a breadth of leading-edge treatments, including some you may not be able to receive elsewhere — plus the opportunity to participate in clinical trials. Our experts will work with you to determine the best options for your specific situation.
Where you’re treated first matters
SCCA is the Northwest’s leading cancer center. No matter what kind of cancer it is, it’s our area of expertise. Let us be the ones to help you first. Our specialists can answer your questions and help you as you’re evaluating decisions that may impact your future treatment options.
No referral required
You do not need a referral to seek care or a second opinion at SCCA. To request a second opinion or patient care at SCCA please make an appointment.
Bone marrow transplantation is among the greatest success stories in cancer care. The Fred Hutch Bone Marrow Transplant Program at SCCA has led since the beginning, when Nobel Prize-winner E. Donnall Thomas, MD, and his team at Fred Hutch first developed clinical use of transplants in the 1970s.
Immunotherapy uses the power of your body’s own immune system to find and destroy tumors. SCCA physicians and researchers are leaders in discovering new ways to give your immune system the upper hand against cancer — making immunotherapy the science behind hope.
Treatments we offer
Patients receive medical oncology treatment from leading physicians who specialize in your cancer and are experts in their field. Medical oncology is the cancer treatment of using drugs, such as chemotherapy, to stop the progression of the disease.
Our radiation oncologists design individualized treatment plans to target your tumor and minimize the effects on healthy tissue. We offer several types of radiation therapy, including access to the latest and most innovative options through clinical studies.
Surgical oncology is the branch of surgery that specializes in treating cancer. UW Medicine surgeons, who perform surgery for SCCA patients, are all experts and many specialize in specific cancer operations.
An advanced form of radiation treatment, proton therapy can be calibrated with great precision to selectively kill cancer cells. Patients who require proton therapy are seen at the SCCA Proton Therapy Center.
Nuclear medicine uses small amounts of radioactive substances to detect or treat disease. At SCCA, our nuclear medicine specialists are part of nearly every patient’s care.