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Various Swedish-Affiliated Prostate-Cancer Experts Featured in Recent KING 5 TV HealthLink Special

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2005 -- As part of its year-long "Cancer Free Washington" public-service campaign, KING 5 Television (NBC) aired an hour-long HealthLink special titled "Prostate Cancer: Saving the Men We Love." Hosted by KING TV evening news anchor Jean Enersen, it cover...

11th-Annual Swedish SummeRun Very Successful at Helping Raise Funds to Help Fight Ovarian Cancer

SEATTLE -- The 11th-annual Swedish SummeRun took place the morning of July 31 in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood. About 2,400 participants took part in the 5K(3.1-mile) run and walk, which raised more than $295,000 to benefit the important work of the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cance...

11th-Annual Swedish SummeRun Benefiting Ovarian-Cancer Research Set for This Sunday, July 31

SEATTLE, July 27, 2005 - An estimated 3,000 people are expected to take part in the 11th-annual Swedish SummeRun this Sunday, July 31 at 8 a.m. on Seattle's First Hill. The 5K (3.1-mile) run and walk benefits the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research™ (MRCOCR). The run begins at 8 a...

Living Well: Don't Be In the Dark on Sunscreens and Skin Cancer

SEATTLE -- On May 16, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer published an article by Bob Condor titled "Living well: Don't be in the dark on sunscreens and skin cancer," which featured quotes and helpful advice from two Swedish-affiliated dermatologists, Drs. Kim Gittere Abson and Brandith I...

Movie Produced by Young, Local Filmmaker and Partially Shot at Swedish's Ballard, First Hill Campuses Debuts in Seattle

SEATTLE -- Recent Ballard High School graduate Jesse Harris' feature film, "Living Life," premiered April 8 at the Landmark Metro Cinemas in Seattle's University District (4500 9th Avenue NE). The film is about a male high-school student dealing with cancer, and numerous scenes were shot bot...

Swedish Cancer Institute Adds Groundbreaking Technology - Elekta's New IGRT Delivers Radiation with Far Greater Accuracy

SEATTLE, Feb. 10, 2005 - The Swedish Cancer Institute will sign a strategic partnership and technology-applications agreement this week with medical-technology leader Elekta Inc. for Elekta Synergy®. This new image-guided radiation-therapy (IGRT) treatment system is the first of its kind...

Washington Women Have Highest Risk of Breast Cancer

SEATTLE, Nov. 12, 2004 -- KOMO Television (channel 4;ABC) aired a story Nov.11 titled "Washington Women Have Highest Risk of Breast Cancer" that Swedish Cancer Institute Breast-Care Program Director David Beatty, M.D., and one of his breast-cancer patients were interviewed for.The st...
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