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Swedish Announces Official Launch of $100 Million Capital Campaign

16th-Annual Swedish SummeRun Benefiting Ovarian-Cancer Research Set for this Sunday Morning, July 25

KCPQ TV Airs Story on Lung Cancer Awareness Featuring Swedish-Affiliated Thoracic Surgeon

SEATTLE, Dec. 2, 2009 -- In light of November having been Lung Cancer Awareness Month, KCPQ Television (Channel 13; FOX) aired a story about the deadly disease on Dec. 1 that featured interviews with Swedish-affiliated thoracic surgeon Ralph Aye, M.D., and one of his local lung-cancer patien...

New Breast Screening Guidelines Draw Opposition; Swedish Cancer Institute Breast Program's Position; Links to Related Info, Various Opinions

SEATTLE, Nov. 17, 2009 -- Upending one of the most widely followed medical directives for women, an influential panel of experts is recommending that women 50 and older get screened for breast cancer only once every two years and that most women in their 40s skip the test altogether. The panel...

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 Cancer Institute First in the U.S. to Treat Patients with New Radiation Therapy

SEATTLE, June 10, 2009 – Very few areas of medicine are changing faster than cancer care and Seattle physicians and researchers are leading the way.A patient with pancreatic cancer at the Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) recently became the first person in the United States to be treated with a ...

Swedish's Annual Auction Raises Record-Setting $6.2 million for New Women's Cancer Center, Charity-Care Program

SEATTLE, April 24, 2009 – Almost 800 people attended Swedish Medical Center's annual gala dinner auction, Celebrate Swedish, the evening of April 18 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel and helped raise a record-setting $6.2 million – $5.4 million of which will be used to help the non-profit health...
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