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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...

Cookbook for a Cure

SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2004 -- Bill Gates' clam chowder recipe is not only tasty; it's helping researchers find a cure for breast and ovarian cancer. Celebrities of music, stage, screen, sports, cooking and business are helping to raise money for cancer research by sharing their favorite cu...

Swedish Physician Interviewed for MSNBC.com Article on Advances in Cancer Screening, Detection, Treatment

SEATTLE, June 1, 2004 -- Like breast cancer, death rates from other top killers -- lung, prostate and colorectal cancers -- have been declining. And since former President Richard Nixon declared the War on Cancer in 1971, survival rates for all types of cancer combined have increased from 50 p...
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