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Second Swedish Mobile Mammography Coach Hits the Road

SEATTLE, Nov. 13, 2008 – Swedish today added a second mobile mammography center to its fleet. The new Breast Care Express, a self-contained trailer, features the latest in full-field digital mammography equipment. And it is the first unit to incorporate a wireless broadband communications syst...

Swedish Receives $1 Million from The Norcliffe Foundation for Women's Cancer Center

SEATTLE, Oct. 28, 2008 – Swedish Medical Center has received a $1 million grant from The Norcliffe Foundation in support of a new Women's Cancer Center. When completed, the center will be the largest, most comprehensive clinical cancer center for women in the Northwest, delivering multidiscipl...

Puget Sound Business Journal Profiles Saul Rivkin, M.D., Founder and Board Chair of the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research

SEATTLE, Sept. 26, 2008 -- Swedish Cancer Institute Medical Oncologist Saul Rivkin, M.D., who is founder and board chair of the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research (MRCOCR), was profiled in this week's issue of the Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ).The MRCOCR, which is a joint...

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...
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