Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children's, and UW Medicine.

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children's, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients.

From SCCA’s president: strides and learnings in cancer care

SCCA president Dr. Nancy Davidson shared her thoughts on cancer care today, as well as where she sees it headed.
"Everything we know today about how to take care of your cancer is because of patients, doctors, and teams who did clinical trials in the past," says Davidson. Gene editing to stop cancer, a powerful next-generation of innovators in cancer care, and what the healthcare community can learn from Amazon. These are a few takeaways from a recent conversation w…

A big thank you to Northwest Folklife for coming by and having Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons perform for people at our clinic this morning! It was the perfect teaser to this weekend's big Folklife event - which we'll be at, as will Ben and Joe! Come and see us southwest of the Armory building this Saturday and Monday.

AmpUp! Walk/Run to End Bladder Cancer - Seattle, WA - Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Still working on weekend plans? Seattle - AmpUp! Walk/Run to End Bladder Cancer is tomorrow morning in Bellevue! Check in and registration at 9:30 AM. Click below for more info. Tacos El Tajin food truck will be on site for the event, 10:30 - 12:30 PM!

New study estimates number of U.S. women living with metastatic breast cancer

First-ever estimate of women living with metastatic breast cancer shows these patients are living longer with disease, writes Diane Mapes of Fred Hutch. Researchers at the National Cancer Institute and Fred Hutch have provided a first-ever estimate of how many women in the U.S. are currently living with metastatic breast cancer.

Good News: 8 Fred Hutch/UW researchers receive pilot awards

Good news for our partners Fred Hutch and UW Medicine: eight researchers have recieved pilot awards to study novel concepts in a wide range of diseases, hopefully leading to new cancer treatment options down the line. Eight Fred Hutch/University of Washington researchers receive pilot awards that support a range of innovative concepts with the potential to improve cancer patients' lives.

Dr. Damian Green on new multiple myeloma trial

Dr. Damian Green explains his latest research, soon to be a clinical trial at SCCA, looking at a new treatment for multiple myeloma through radioimmunotherapy. This treatment has been made possible through partnership with UW Medicine and Fred Hutch, as well as a $3.2M grant awarded by the NCI.
To read more about Dr. Green's latest research into multiple myeloma, click here:

Celebrating National Nurses Week with mother-daughter duo

Thanks New Day NW for helping us celebrate Nurses Week, as well as Mother's Day, yesterday morning!
In case you missed it, follow the link below to check out Christen and Diane Heye's segment where they talk working together, as well as Christen's own treatment for cancer. We're getting ready for Mother's Day this weekend, but this week is also National Nurses Week. To mark the occasion, we talk with Christen and Diane Heye, a mother-daughter duo who are both oncology nurses at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, where Christen was once treated for non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Until tomorrow, purchase a glassybaby at SCCA’s Gift Shop or Shine to support oncology nursing at SCCA. Not only do glassybaby’s hand-blown candle holders make great Mother’s Day gifts, 10 percent of the proceeds from all glassybabys sold at our Gift Shop and Shine from now through May 12 will be donated to the Rosemary Ford Future of Oncology Nursing Scholarship.

Mother and daughter nurses share special bond caring for patients

When you work with your mom to provide great cancer care, Mother's Day and Nurses Week couldn't be timed better.
The dynamic duo of Diane and Christen Heye share more than genetics and history. Together, they share experiences, frustrations, joys, and the precious moments only nurses can appreciate. They understand each other. A veteran oncology nurse’s newest colleague at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is also a familiar one: Her daughter, Christen. The dynamic duo shares more than genetics and history. Together, they sha…

Computer code working toward better screening mammograms

“Women want to know that they can rely on mammography screening to deliver accurate information regarding their breast health status,” says Dr. Lee. “False-positive findings detected at screening mammography can cause women anxiety and lead to unnecessary biopsies, and we are looking to change that through this national competition.” Better breast cancer screening may lie in the tech industry’s ability to write better computer code. Dr. Christoph Lee, a Seattle Cancer Care Alliance radiologist who conducts breast cancer outcome…

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Dr. Damian Green on new multiple myeloma trial
Singing at Carnegie Hall: A throat cancer survivor's story
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Immunotherapy clinical trials
Eating more fruits and veggies
Healthier red meat alternatives
Immunotherapy side effects
Sugary drink alternatives
Where is immunotherapy headed?
Obesity as a risk factor for cancer




825 Eastlake Ave E
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 9pm
Tuesday 7am - 9pm
Wednesday 7am - 9pm
Thursday 7am - 9pm
Friday 7am - 9pm
Saturday 8am - 5:30pm
Sunday 8am - 5:30pm
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