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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...

Seattle Post-Intelligencer Publishes Article about Cancer Survivorship Programs

SEATTLE, Oct. 8, 2007 -- Today's issue of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer featured a front-page article about the relatively new concept of hospitals and other cancer-care providers beginning to offer former oncology patients access to cancer survivorship programs.Linda Hohengarten, director of...

Swedish Cancer Institute Physicians Interviewed for Seattle Magazine Article on Inflammatory Breast Cancer

SEATTLE, Oct. 4, 2007 -- In light of this month being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the October issue of Seattle magazine features an article about a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer called Inflammatory Breast Cancer or IBC.Two Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) physicians -- Dr...

Swedish Cancer Institute First in Northwest to Offer New Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer

SEATTLE, Sept. 7, 2007 – The Swedish Cancer Institute announced today that it has treated its first early stage breast-cancer patient with the Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy System, which uses a miniaturized X-ray source to deliver localized, targeted radiation treatment in virtua...

Swedish Cancer Institute to Add Latest Proton Beam Radiotherapy; Local Medical Providers Being Approached to Partner in Groundbreaking Effort

SEATTLE, Aug. 1, 2007 – The Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) has taken the first major step toward acquiring a powerful, cost-effective proton therapy delivery system designed to aid patients who need highly targeted radiation therapy. Swedish is now beginning to speak with local medical p...

Swedish-Affiliated Physicians Featured in KING 5 TV Special on Cancer Prevention

SEATTLE, June 5, 2007 -- On June 4 KING Television (channel 5; NBC) aired one of their "Healthlink: Cancer Free Washington" specials on cancer prevention. Titled “25 Things You Can Do To Prevent Cancer,” it featured interviews with the Swedish Cancer Institute’s Dir...
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