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Cancer Education Classes

The Swedish Cancer Institute offers programs to assist you, your family and your caregivers in making treatment decisions, managing your symptoms and accessing complementary programs to help your mind, body and spirit to heal. Registration is required for all classes.

Call 206-386-2502 or visit to find upcoming classes and register unless otherwise indicated. See also support group schedule and information or call 206-386-3228.

Colon Cancer - New Techniques in Treatment

Campus: Sammamish Library
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
7:00 PM (Americas) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Colon cancer is a common disorder which affects thousands of people each year. There are new mechanical and molecular technologies recently developed to treat colon cancer at all stages. Amir Bastawrous, M.D., will review what patients might expect when diagnosed and how these new treatments may affect them and their outcomes.

Register for Colon Cancer - New Techniques in Treatment

Support Groups

The Swedish Cancer Institute offers a variety of support groups. The groups provide an opportunity to meet with others having experiences similar to your own. Each group is facilitated by an experienced Swedish Cancer Institute support group facilitator and are open to all people in the community.

See our Swedish Cancer Institute Cancer Support Groups brochure (PDF)

Support group members experience and receive:

  • Practical information
  • An understanding of diagnosis and treatment
  • A safe and caring place to share feelings and learn self-care skills
  • A place to develop coping skills and discover how one lives life fully in the midst of cancer