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Why you need heart-smart breast cancer treatment

December 10, 2018


Swedish Cancer Institute offers an innovative technique that protects the heart during radiation.

Screening for Colon Cancer: Is there an alternative to a colonoscopy?

November 19, 2018
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There is an effective alternative to the standard colonoscopy. It is easy to use and requires no special prep or dietary restrictions. Starting at age 50, routine screening for colorectal cancer is recommended.

Great American Smokeout

November 12, 2018
Every year on the 3rd Thursday in November smokers across the country participate in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. It is a date to come together and say ‘no’ to tobacco on a grand scale.

More Cancer Screenings for Men in Movember

November 02, 2018
Movember is about more than facial hair in November. It's a time to call attention to men's health, and specifically, the importance of cancer screenings.

Movember is about more than facial hair in November. It’s a time to call attention to men’s health, and specifically, the importance of cancer screenings.

Stemming the rising tide of liver cancer cases

October 18, 2018


Liver cancer cases have tripled over the last 40 years. Swedish is working to detect and treat liver cancer earlier.

Wills and estate planning

August 27, 2018
Everyone has a different relationship with the saying “getting your affairs in order.” For people who are planners, sorting out their will and estate planning can feel like a sigh of relief.

Tie blankets for patients - DIY project

August 26, 2018
Oncology appointments can, at times, take up a long portion of your day. Do-it-yourself projects, such as tie blankets, may help pass the time while waiting for appointments or recovering from treatment.

SCI spotlight: Art therapy at the Swedish Cancer Institute

August 25, 2018
At the Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI), art therapy is a free service and is open to oncology patients and family members. We see people who have just been diagnosed, are in active cancer treatment or are in survivorship.

Fighting cancer-related fatigue

August 24, 2018
After your cancer treatment, are you feeling extremely exhausted? Are you constantly feeling physically, emotionally and mentally tired? Do you feel like you do not have enough energy to do your daily routine? And even with rest, it is not going away?

Benefits of mind-body practices during your healing journey

August 23, 2018
Undergoing treatment for cancer may cause physical and emotional burdens. Self-care practices have been shown to reduce stress, anxiety, depression and physical pain.
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