Videos by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance in Seattle. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children's, and UW Medicine.
It's #RegisteredDietitianNutritionistDay, not to mention #NationalNutritionMonth! We got together with our Medical Nutrition Therapy Supervisor, Kerry McMillen, to have her show us how to make one of our clinic's most popular meals, the Groovy Green Smoothie. As Kerry says, "it's a great, easy recipe that's fast and healthy, with fruit, veggies and probiotics. Drink up!"
Here's what you'll need:
1 Banana, cut in chunks
1 cup grapes
1 (6 ounce) tub vanilla yogurt
1⁄2 apple, cored and chopped
1 1⁄2 cups fresh spinach leaves
(400 calories; 12 grams protein; 7 grams fiber)
After Karen received a sudden breast cancer and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosis, she decided on treatment through Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Now, Karen is back to doing what she loves: riding her motorcycle. Learn more about non-Hodgkin lymphoma: http://ow.ly/nQ5H308MEjJ
Team Coordinator: Ryan Fang
Ryan Fang is a team coordinator at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, one of the unsung heroes of the patient care experience. TCs work closely with patients to make sure that their scheduling for the day is taken care of - from chemo to ancillary services like physical therapy and psychiatry. Ryan talks about what it means to him to work at SCCA and how he's able to ensure patients have one less thing to worry about during treatment. Interested in joining their team to enrich the lives of patients? Follow the 'learn more' button below!
ASH16: Dr. Halpern discusses MEC treatment in AML
Dr. Anna Halpern talked with us at #ASH16 about a clinical trial she and others investigated looking at a treatment for newly diagnosed #AML patients that did not respond to their first line of therapy.
#ASH16: Dr. Halpern, new treatment in AML
Dr. Anna Halpern, a fellow that see patients at SCCA through the Hematology-Oncology fellowship program at UW Medicine and Fred Hutch, recently shared with us research she presented at #ASH16. Halpern has been looking at a phase I/II trial called G-CLAM with patients that have been newly diagnosed AML to positive results, including a 77 percent complete remission rate in the phase II portion of the trial.
Cold and flu season safety talk
Facebook Live cold and flu season safety talk by Dr. Steve Pergam, director of infection control at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
ASH: Dr. Cassaday discusses new treatment option in Hodgkin ly...
We spoke with Dr. Ryan Cassaday, a hematology oncologist at SCCA, at #ASH16 to learn about a new combination therapy option he and other researchers and physicians have been looking at that has shown a higher response rate in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma.
ASH 2016: Dr. Ajay Gopal discusses tailored therapies
Dr. Ajay Gopal discusses work presented at #ASH16 regarding therapies tailored to patients with #FollicularLymphoma, as well as a new #immunotherapy that Seattle Cancer Care Alliance has had a hand in evaluating.
Dr. Gopal at ASH - follicular lymphoma research
Dr. Ajay Gopal recently sat down with us at #ASH16 to tell us about an international trial he's leading evaluating a drug called ibrutinib in #FollicularLymphoma, which he hopes will lead to another low toxicity option in the treatment of the disease.
Singing at Carnegie Hall: a throat cancer survivor's story
When Lydia Miner was diagnosed with throat cancer, she turned to groundbreaking treatment at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, where a young surgeon was on the verge of bringing a novel treatment to the region. Together they became trailblazers. Learn more about head and neck cancer treatments at SCCA here: http://www.seattlecca.org/diseases/head-neck-cancers
Dudes for Kass Swim Across America Team
We recently sat down (and the hit the water) with Dudes for Kass, a Swim Across America - Seattle team that have been involved in the event for the past seven years, and asked them why they swim to support cancer treatment at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. For more about Swim Across America and how you can get involved or donate to Dudes of Kass, check out their team page: http://ow.ly/qcZr303gh0R
Nursing at SCCA: Suni Elgar, BMT nurse manager
SCCA's Bone Marrow Transplant Nurse Manager, Suni Elgar, recently took the time to talk about her job and how our institution collaborates to bring patients the best possible care. "It's such a team feel... there's no kind of delineation of 'you don't know this and I know that,' we work with dietitians, social work, care services, that come together as a team," said Elgar. Click here to learn how you too can make a difference at SCCA: http://ow.ly/2V4s302Wo0Y
Check-point and T-cell therapies for sarcoma
From this year's ASCO, Dr. Seth Pollack explains why he is excited about immunotherapy in sarcomas, particularly in the next five years.
New combination therapies and molecularly targeted therapies
From this year's ASCO, Dr. Laura Chow discusses new combination therapies and molecularly targeted therapies, specifically in head and neck cancers.
Cellular immunotherapy for lung cancer
From this year's ASCO, Dr. Renato Martins explains how immunotherapy with single agents is showing good, early response, and how SCCA is at the forefront of cellular immunotherapy.
Pilot trial in patients with Merkel Cell ...
Earlier this month at the Association of Clinical Oncology Conference we spoke with Dr. Shailender Bhatia of SCCA and UW Medicine to talk about the pilot trial that he and others at UW and Fred Hutch have completed looking at immunotherapy treatment for Merkel Cell Carcinoma. #ASCO16
As SCCA prepares for the Seattle Pride Parade, we and our partners reflect on those we have lost. #OrlandoUnited #WeArePride
Radioembolization Versus Chemoembolization for Localized Hepat...
At last week's Association of Clinical Oncology Conference we spoke with Dr. William Harris of SCCA and UW Medicine to talk about the data that he, Dr. Siddharth Padia, and others have compiled looking at radioembolization versus chemoembolization for localized hepatocellular carcinoma. #ASCO16
Racial disparity in oncologic and patient reported quality of ...
At the Association of Clinical Oncology Conference last weekend, Dr Cristina Rodriguez of SCCA and UW Medicine explained the work that she, Nurse Practitioner Margaret Kendrick, and others conducted in looking at racial disparity in oncologic and patient reported quality of life outcomes. #ASCO16
Sara Knigge, Patient Experience Week
Sara Knigge, a finance coordinator at SCCA, shares for #PatientExperienceWeek why she gets up every morning to come to work. "I get to explain the confusing world of insurance to our patients. The relief and sometimes gratitude that I receive from our patients is an inspiration to me," said Sara.
Donnelle Rizzutto, Patient Experience Week
Donnelle Rizzuto, a registered nurse at SCCA, shares what motivates her to work in cancer care for #PatientExperienceWeek. "My job as a nurse at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is to provide... patients with the support and education they need to get through this diagnoses," said Donnelle.
Norm Hubbard, Patient Experience Week
We sat down with SCCA's Executive Vice President Norm Hubbard for #patientexperienceweek and asked him what motivates and inspires him to continuously deliver the highest quality of care.
Aubriea Lawson deliver her patient safety awareness message
In our final #PatientSafetyAwarenessWeek video, Aubriea Lawson, medical assistant at SCCA in the EvergreenHealth hospital, shares why we take hand hygiene so seriously. By "gelling together", we help reduce the risk of spreading germs and infection throughout the course of your treatment. We also ask that you gel with use by using hand hygiene yourself! We're in it together for patient safety.
Debbie Berg, stem cell transplant patient in 2011 and project manager at SCCA, shares why she feels so strongly about two factor identification when being cared for. At SCCA, we strive to use two factor identification every time to ensure your safety. #PatientSafetyAwarenessWeek
It's #PatientSafetyAwarenessWeek around the country. All this week, SCCA will be sharing videos of staff and patients delivering their message on why we take you and your loved ones safety seriously. In this video, Chris Pearce, a prostate cancer survivor at SCCA, shares why he appreciated staff using two forms of identification when he received treatment.
Groovy Green Smoothie
It's #RegisteredDietitianNutritionistDay, not to mention #NationalNutritionMonth! We got together with our Medical Nutrition Therapy Supervisor, Kerry McMillen, to have her show us how to make one of our clinic's most popular meals, the Groovy Green Smoothie. As Kerry says, "it's a great, easy recipe that's fast and healthy, with fruit, veggies and probiotics. Drink up!" Here's what you'll need: 1 Banana, cut in chunks 1 cup grapes 1 (6 ounce) tub vanilla yogurt 1⁄2 apple, cored and chopped 1 1⁄2 cups fresh spinach leaves (400 calories; 12 grams protein; 7 grams fiber)
SCCA House Common Room
Curious about what the inside of SCCA House looks like? Check out our virtual tour of the common room.
What is Seattle Cancer Care Alliance?
Video Profile of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance - a comprehensive cancer treatment center that combines the expert doctors and research of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine, and Seattle Children's.
SCCA Amenities and Patient Support
Amenities and support programs available to patients at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
Working With Community Physicians
Video about how Seattle Cancer Care Alliance works with other community physicians with shared patients.
SCCA Physician Profile: Dr. Marc Stewart
Video Profile of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance expert cancer doctor and Medical Director, Dr. Marc Stewart.
SCCA Physician Profile: Dr. Julie Park
Video Profile of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Seattle Children's expert childhood cancer doctor, Dr. Julie Park.
SCCA Physician Profile: Dr. Mike Mulligan
Video Profile of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance expert surgical oncologist, Dr. Mike Mulligan.
SCCA Physician Profile: Dr. Renato Martins
Video Profile of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance expert lung cancer doctor, Dr. Renato Martins.
SCCA Physician Profile: Dr. Constance Lehman
Video Profile of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance expert breast imaging radiologist, Dr. Constance Lehman.
SCCA Physician Profile: Dr. Janice Kim
Video Profile of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance expert radiation oncologist, Dr. Janice Kim.
SCCA Physician Profile: Dr. Benjamin Greer
Video Profile of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance expert GYN Oncologist, Dr. Benjamin Greer. (Ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, endometrial cancer)
SCCA Physician Profile: Dr. Julie Gralow
Video Profile of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance expert breast cancer doctor, Dr. Julie Gralow.
SCCA Physician Profile: Dr. Tony Back
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Expert - Dr. Tony Back who specializes in Colon Cancer.