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

Swedish News
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

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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...

Landmark Study Reveals that Lung Cancer 10-Year Survival Dramatically Improves with Annual CT Screening and Prompt Treatment

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SEATTLE, Oct. 25, 2006 at 2 p.m. Pacific Time – Lung cancer can be detected at its very earliest stage in 85 percent of patients using annual low-dose CT screening, and when followed by prompt surgical removal the 10-year survival rate is 92 percent. These results, to be reported in the ...

Swedish's Quality-Improvement Efforts, Involvement in 100K Lives Campaign to be Featured in Upcoming, Nationally Broadcast, Four-Part Series on PBS TV

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SEATTLE, Sept. 29, 2006 -- On Sunday, Oct. 8 at 4 pm Pacific Standard Time, PBS Television (channel 9: KCTS TV in the Greater Seattle area) will begin airing the first part of a four-part series titled Remaking American Medicine. The first hour-long segment, which is titled ‘Silent Killer,...

American Cancer Society, Swedish Help Cancer Patients Navigate

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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 ...
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