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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...

"Swedish Breast Care Express" Joins High-Tech Fight Against Breast Cancer

SEATTLE, May 5, 2004 - Swedish Medical Center today unveiled the world's most advanced mobile mammography center. Known as the "Swedish Breast Care Express," the 64-foot self-contained coach features the latest full-field digital mammography equipment. And it will be the first unit to incorpor...

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...
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