Category Archives: General

Grassroots for SCCA

Here’s a quick round up of upcoming events and promotions that local businesses and groups are undertaking on behalf of SCCA. For information about how you can get involved with SCCA—by volunteering, sponsoring a community event, or making a donation—check out our How to Help page. And be sure to support our sponsors below! Drink […]

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An Update on Risk Factors and Treatment Options for Head and Neck Cancer

This week is National Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, and SCCA’s Dr. Jeffrey Houlton recently talked with Patient Power to give an update on risk factors and treatment options for head and neck cancers. Dr. Houlton is a surgical oncologist who specializes in treating patients with salivary gland, parathyroid, thyroid, and head and neck cancers, which include mouth, tonsil, […]

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Wellness: It’s a Family Affair

This Saturday, April 18, stop by Rainier Beach Community Center between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to participate in a health and wellness event for the whole family. SCCA is partnering with Fred Hutch, Cierra Sisters, Seattle Parks & Recreation, and others to host the event, which will include free health screenings, information booths, a kids’ activity […]

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An SCCA Perspective on Rita Wilson’s Diagnosis

Editor’s Note: Earlier today, Rita Wilson disclosed to People Magazine in an exclusive statement that she has been recently diagnosed with breast cancer and has undergone bilateral mastectomy and reconstructive surgery. Below, SCCA’s Dr. VK Gadi provides a detailed discussion of Ms. Wilson’s underlying condition– LCIS (lobular carcinoma in situ) –and what treatment options should […]

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Help us Slay the Sarcoma Dragon

Join the SCCA Sarc Sharks this weekend at the Northwest Sarcoma Foundation’s Dragonslayer Walk. The 11th annual walk will take place this Saturday, April 18, at Green Lake Park, and is an opportunity for SCCA staff, patients, family members, and friends to come together in support of sarcoma awareness and research. There are already 34 members […]

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