October 2009
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Swedish Opens World's First Integrated Operating Room Specifically Outfitted for the da Vinci® Si HD Robotic-Assisted Surgical System

SEATTLE – Oct. 27, 2009 – Swedish has taken another step forward in minimally invasive surgery with the opening of a new, 645-square-foot operating room dedicated to the latest generation da Vinci® Si Robotic-Assisted Surgical System -- a multi-armed, computer-aided robotic machine -- that...

Brain Cancer Mapping Project Launches with Swedish Neuroscience and Allen Institute

The Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment at Swedish Medical Center and the Allen Institute for Brain Science are teaming up to work on the new $4.4 million Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas Project.

Life Support, Swedish Form Relationship to Address Need for Additional Health Delivery Services Along the I-90 Corridor, Cle Elum Area

CLE ELUM, WASH., Oct. 23, 2009 – Life Support and Seattle-based Swedish Medical Center have formalized an innovative relationship that will address the need for additional health delivery services along the I-90 corridor and Greater Cle Elum area. The two non-profit organizations will soon beg...

Groundbreaking Project Launched to Improve Brain Cancer Treatments and Outcomes

SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2009 – A major collaborative research project focused on mapping the gene activity in brain tumors was launched today. The goal of the research, known as the Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas Project (GAP), is to unlock the secrets behind one of the deadliest brain tumors known to human...

Swedish Esophageal Cancer Program Surgeon Interviewed for Seattle Times Article on Local High-School Volleyball Player Facing Adversity

SEATTLE, Oct. 20, 2009 -- The Seattle Times published a story in today's issue about Kennedy Catholic high-school volleyball standout -- and Seamount League MVP candidate -- Jennica McPherson, who is scheduled to have surgery next week to remove a cancerous tumor in the 16-year-old's lung.Luck...

Swedish Esophageal Cancer Program Surgeon Interviewed for Seattle Times Article on Local High-School Volleyball Player Facing Adversity

Swedish/Issaquah - The Vision

 What if you could build a brand new hospital from scratch? How would you build it to be the most patient-friendly, forward-thinking facility of its kind? Swedish has that opportunity on its new campus currently under construction in the Issaquah Highlands. In this video, learn about the new medical center which will open in two phases in 2011 and 2012. And, learn how Swedish is re-envisioning health care for the thriving Issaquah/Sammamish community.

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