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American Cancer Society, Swedish Help Cancer Patients Navigate

SEATTLE, Aug. 28, 2006 – After the shock of getting a cancer diagnosis subsides, where do you turn if you're the patient or a loved one? One of the most trusted information sources is the American Cancer Society and it has entered into a three-year agreement with the Swedish Cancer Institute ...

12th-Annual Swedish SummeRun Benefiting Ovarian-Cancer Research Set for This Sunday, July 23

SEATTLE, July 17, 2006 – An estimated 3,500 people are expected to take part in the 12th-annual Swedish SummeRun this Sunday, July 23 at 8 a.m. on Seattle's First Hill. The 10K (6.2 mile) race as well as the 5K (3.1-mile) run and walk benefits the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Resear...

Swedish Opens New Exercise Program for Cancer Patients; Service Focuses on Well Being During Recovery

SEATTLE, April 21, 2006 – Can exercise actually reduce fatigue, especially for patients dealing with the rigors of cancer treatment? Swedish Medical Center recently launched a new integrative exercise program for people living with cancer called the ACTIVE (Addressing Cancer Through Indi...

Physical Medicine Specialist from Swedish Featured in Online Interview about the Benefits of Exercise for People Dealing with a Chronic Illness

SEATTLE, March 22, 2006 -- It is common knowledge that regular exercise helps keep people healthy in different ways and relieves stress, but what may not be as well known is that fact that exercise regimes are also very important and useful for people dealing with a chronic illness.To discuss ...

Swedish Cancer Institute's New Director of Naturopathic Services Interviewed by P-I about Research on Some Cancer Therapies, Certain Natural Supplements

SEATTLE, Sept. 26, 2005 -- On Sept. 24, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer published an article by reporter Tom Paulson about new research validating that it can be dangerous to combine some cancer therapies and certain natural supplements.The Swedish Cancer Institute's (SCI) new Medical Director of...

New Robot-Assisted Technology Advances Prostate-Cancer Surgery; Swedish Adds Medical Director, Latest da Vinci Surgical System

SEATTLE, Sept. 22, 2005 - Swedish Medical Center has established a new robotic surgery program and acquired the latest generation of robot-assisted surgical technology. As the first of its kind in Washington state, the new four-armed da Vinci Surgical System provides a precise, minimally invas...

Various Swedish-Affiliated Prostate-Cancer Experts Featured in Recent KING 5 TV HealthLink Special

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2005 -- As part of its year-long "Cancer Free Washington" public-service campaign, KING 5 Television (NBC) aired an hour-long HealthLink special titled "Prostate Cancer: Saving the Men We Love." Hosted by KING TV evening news anchor Jean Enersen, it cover...
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