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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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Chemoprevention for Breast Cancer

For better or worse, much of the media attention surrounding women with a high risk of breast cancer, such as Angelina Jolie, tends to focus on prophylactic mastectomy as a preventive measure. However, there are other ways that women can manage this risk. Recently, The Lancet Oncology published long-term results of the IBIS-I breast cancer prevention trial, […]

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United Luv Project Donates iPads to SCCA

The Eaton family recently visited SCCA to donate 20 iPads, a gift from the United Luv Project, which was started by brothers Ryan and Dallas Eaton. The iPads will be available for patients’ use in the clinic and at the SCCA House. Soon after being diagnosed with sarcoma in 2011, Ryan Eaton began spending a […]

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The 12th Man at SCCA

If you live in Seattle or are a football fan, you’ve likely heard of the “12th man” as a reference to the impact fans can have on the team’s performance. In football, teams are allowed a maximum of 11 players per team on the field, so the fans serve as the 12th player, and their […]

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