Classes & Events

Classes & Events

For Cancer Patients


We offer programs through the Swedish Cancer Institute 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.

  • Examples of classes include: Care for the Caregivers, Medication, Gentle Yoga, Life After Treatment, Eating Well When Dealing With Cancer, and Hair Alternatives and Jewelry Class
  • To find classes and register:  visit health classes website or call 206-386-2502 unless otherwise indicated.

Support Groups

We offer a variety of support groups and various counseling services  through the Swedish Cancer Institute . 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.

Swedish Cancer Institute Cancer Support Groups brochure (PDF)

  • Examples of classes include: Lung Cancer Support Group, Living with Cancer Support Group, Caregivers Support Group, Young Adult Cancer Support Group
  • To join a support group or for more information, call 206-386-3228


Contact Information

Swedish Thoracic Surgery / First Hill
1101 Madison Street
Suite 900
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-215-6800
Fax: 206-215-6801
Map & Directions

Becoming a Patient

Your clinic visit, what to expect before, during and after surgery
What to Expect

Patient Stories of Strength

 Patient Stories

Swedish Thoracic Surgery is a proud member of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, a not-for-profit organization representing over 6,800 surgeons, researchers and other health professionals worldwide dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care through education, research, and advocacy.

Quit Smoking

Quit Smoking

Swedish offers smoking-cessation resources including brochures and materials.  Download a brochure