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SCCA Medical and Radiation Oncology Expands at UW Medicine’s Northwest Hospital

Patients in north Seattle and north King County communities can receive expert cancer care closer to home from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) at UW Medicine’s Northwest Hospital & Medical Center campus. The new clinic joins SCCA Radiation...
5-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Spokane Valley Cancer Center Joins Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Network

Spokane Valley Cancer Center joined the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Network to become its 12th Member in the Northwest this month. This relationship will expand access to cancer treatment options and help foster advances in cancer care in...
27-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Lung Cancer Screening Program Expands to Offer Early Detection for High-Risk Construction Workers

Today, the Building Trades National Medical Screening Program (BTMed) and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) expanded their early lung cancer detection program (ELCD) for high risk construction workers in Western Washington. The BTMed program...
8-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Mobile App Encourages People to Form Healthier Habits One Step at a Time

According to the American Cancer Society, 50 percent of cancer is completely preventable and about 90 percent is curable if detected early. To help people adopt healthier habits that can reduce their risk of developing cancer, Seattle Cancer Care...
5-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Looks Really Can Kill You

It only takes a few bad sunburns or trips to the tanning bed to put someone at risk for melanoma. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States and when left untreated, melanoma is the most dangerous and aggressive form. It...
1-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Bend Memorial Clinic Joins Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Affiliate Network

Bend Memorial Clinic (BMC) has joined the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Network to become its tenth affiliate in the greater Northwest. The affiliation will expand local access to cancer treatment options and help foster advances in cancer...
3-Apr-2014 1:05 PM EDT

The War on Cancer: Are We Winning?

On Wednesday, March 26, leaders from the Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers will gather in Washington D.C. to discuss the war against cancer in a panel discussion led by ABC News political commentator and NPR Morning Edition contributor, Cokie...
18-Mar-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Screening Can Prevent More Than 90 Percent of Colon Cancer Cases. So Why Are Only 63 Percent of Americans Having Colonoscopies?

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) experts are committed to reducing the number of colon cancer deaths each year and have developed a helpful tool to simplify colon cancer prevention and screening guidelines. The ‘This One Thing Could Save Your...
10-Mar-2014 1:15 PM EDT

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