In observance of May’s Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) has provided tips for prevention and early detection.
5/1/2013 9:00 AM EDT
Fred Hutchinson Transplant Program Pioneers Treatment Options for Minority Patients Struggling to Find a Donor Match
Patients from ethnic minority and mixed-racial backgrounds are less likely to receive a lifesaving bone marrow transplant than Caucasian patients with the same disease due to lack of matching donors, according to the National Marrow Donor Program...
4/18/2013 11:00 AM EDT
By the end of 2011, most of the 255 Washington residents who received a prescription for lethal medication to end their lives under the state’s Death with Dignity Act had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Of those, 40 were patients at Seattle...
4/5/2013 10:00 AM EDT
The University of Washington and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) partnered to launch UW-OncoPlex – an advanced gene sequencing test to help clinicians treat cancer.
3/13/2013 9:30 AM EDT
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Honored for Leadership and Innovation in Health Care
Recently employees from both Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) were recognized with industry awards for being leading innovators in health care.
3/12/2013 11:00 AM EDT
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Unveils Steps to Ensure a Healthy Life in Honor of National Cancer Prevention Month
Prevention and early detection saves lives
2/25/2013 12:15 PM EST
Preventable strands of the human papilloma virus (HPV) are linked to 70 percent of all cervical cancer cases. Adolescent vaccination dramatically reduces your daughter’s risk of transmitting or contracting cancer-causing HPV in adulthood.
1/8/2013 12:30 PM EST
American Society of Hematology Honors Physician-Scientist Rainer Storb with Mentor Award and Instates Janis Abkowitz as President
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s (SCCA) Rainer Storb, MD, was honored at the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH) Annual Conference in Atlanta, Ga., yesterday with its Mentor Award for Basic Science for his continued, outstanding commitment to...
12/10/2012 8:00 AM EST
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