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Being Mortal: Book Review

Atul Gawande is a practicing surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a professor in both the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health and the Department of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He’s probably best known as the author of several groundbreaking books about the practice of modern […]

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Dress in Blue Tomorrow!

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and thanks to Anita Mitchell, the first Friday of March has become known nationwide as Dress in Blue Day. Anita started Dress in Blue Day while still in treatment here at SCCA when she asked the kids at Holy Rosary School in West Seattle to wear blue and donate […]

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SCCA’s 2014 Annual Report

SCCA’s 2014 Annual Report is hot off the presses. The theme of this year’s report is “convergence,” and it provides an overview of how exciting advances taking place at SCCA are the result of thoughtful convergences in both the lab and the clinic. A few of the topics covered in this year’s report are: Exciting […]

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Fill this House with Love for SCCA Patients

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Fred Hutch employees have been collecting essentials for patients staying at SCCA House and Pete Gross House during our third annual “Fill this House with Love” housing supply drive. The campaign started on Feb. 12 and runs through Feb. 26, and new household items from the Amazon wish list and boxes full of essentials like nonperishable food […]

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SCCA’s Hero Nurses

The February issue of  Seattle Met recognizes six local nurses who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Two of the “Hero Nurses” featured are from SCCA: Annie Braddock, who prepares patients for diagnostic procedures; and Sharon Rockwell, an infusion nurse. Last year, while commuting home to Bainbridge Island after work, Braddock and […]

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