April 2003

April 2003 posts

Swedish Cancer Institute First in Puget-Sound Region to Offer New Brachytherapy Treatment for Select Breast-Cancer Patients

SEATTLE, April 7, 2003 -- Earlier this month, the Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) became the first cancer program in the Puget-Sound region to begin offering a new treatment for breast cancer, called the Mammosite® Radiation Therapy System (RTS). A form of brachytherapy (radiation delivered inter...

Unrelated Sleep Problems Compound Health Problems of Older America – New National Sleep Foundation Poll Contradicts Commonly Held Beliefs about Sleep in Older Adults

SEATTLE, April 1, 2003 -- While some older adults are very healthy and have normal sleep patterns, frequent untreated sleep problems may be interfering with the ability of many others to cope with chronic medical conditions, according to a poll released today by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). ...
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