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Swedish Breast Cancer Expert Interviewed about Breast Self Exams

SEATTLE, Aug. 13, 2008 -- KCPQ Television (channel 13; FOX) aired a 'Wellness Report' story on Aug. 12 about breast self exams, how they should be performed and the important role they play in helping diagnose breast cancers.The story featured an interview with Patricia Dawson, M.D., medical...

Swedish Cancer Institute's Medical Director of Naturopathic Services Interviewed for TV News Story about Treatment Claims on the Web

SEATTLE, July 23, 2008 -- More than 1,500 people die of cancer every day, but there are more than 10 million walking around right now living with it. These days alternative treatments are playing an even bigger role.With the growing popularity of naturopathic alternatives more doctors are incorp...

Swedish's ACTIVE (Addressing Cancer Through Individualized Exercise) Program Featured in CURE magazine

SEATTLE, July 14, 2008 -- The Swedish Cancer Institute's unique ACTIVE (Addressing Cancer Through Individualized Exercise) Program was featured in an article published in the summer issue of CURE (Cancer Updates, Research & Education) magazine.Titled 'Forward Motion: Exercise programs prove be...

Swedish Cancer Institute Taking Part in Clinical Trial of Sputum Test for Early Detection of Lung Cancer

SEATTLE, May, 2, 2008 – Swedish Cancer Institute announced today it is collaborating with VisionGate, Inc. – a privately held biomed/biotech company based in Seattle – to provide samples from lung-cancer patients for further development of VisionGate’s Cell-CT™ pl...

Cancer Patients at Swedish to Benefit from Expansion of ACS Patient Navigator Program

SEATTLE, April 16, 2008 – The American Cancer Society (ACS) today launched its second Patient Navigator Program at the Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, thanks to support received from AstraZeneca. This is the third site in Washington state included in a strategic nationwide effort to signi...

Swedish-Affiliated Breast-Cancer Specialists Interviewed for Articles in The Seattle Times, P-I about a New Mammography Study

SEATTLE, Dec. 13, 2007 -- The results of a small, nationwide study published in this week's issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute support the widely accepted, if not so widely adopted, recommendation that diagnostic mammograms -- which are done when cancer is suspected and wh...

Swedish Cancer Institute's Director of PsychoOncology Interviewed for MSNBC.com Article about What to Say, Not to Say to Breast-Cancer Patients

SEATTLE, Oct. 18, 2007 -- When we're about to ask the boss for a raise, or our kids to clean up their rooms, most of us tend to go out of our way to get the wording just right to ensure a positive outcome. Unfortunately, not everyone is so thoughtful when speaking to people in the midst of a l...
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