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

Swedish News
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

Swedish News
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

Swedish News
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

Swedish News
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

Swedish News
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...

11th-Annual Swedish SummeRun Very Successful at Helping Raise Funds to Help Fight Ovarian Cancer

Swedish News
SEATTLE -- The 11th-annual Swedish SummeRun took place the morning of July 31 in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood. About 2,400 participants took part in the 5K(3.1-mile) run and walk, which raised more than $295,000 to benefit the important work of the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cance...

11th-Annual Swedish SummeRun Benefiting Ovarian-Cancer Research Set for This Sunday, July 31

Swedish News
SEATTLE, July 27, 2005 - An estimated 3,000 people are expected to take part in the 11th-annual Swedish SummeRun this Sunday, July 31 at 8 a.m. on Seattle's First Hill. The 5K (3.1-mile) run and walk benefits the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Researchâ„¢ (MRCOCR). The run begins at 8 a...
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