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Seattle Post-Intelligencer Publishes Article about Cancer Survivorship Programs

Swedish News
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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Swedish Cancer Institute Social Worker to Receive National Award from the American Cancer Society for Exemplary Care and "Warm Hand of Service"

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SEATTLE, April 13, 2007 – Leah deRoulet, MSW, LICSW, a 20-year medical social worker with the Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) and a resident of Issaquah, recently learned she is one of just 13 cancer-care providers from across the country to receive the 2007 American Cancer Society (ACS) Lane...

Swedish Cancer Institute Study Finds Patient-Detected Breast Cancer Has Higher Recurrence, Mortality Risk than Mammography-Detected Breast Cancer

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SEATTLE, Feb. 7, 2007 – A recent study by Drs. Henry Kaplan of the Swedish Cancer Institute and Judith Malmgren of HealthSTAT Consulting Inc. found that patient-detected breast cancer appears to be a more virulent form of breast cancer than mammography-detected breast cancer with a higher ra...
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