Swedish Cancer Team

The Swedish Cancer Team is committed to bringing you the most up-to-date insights about treatments, prevention, care and support available. We know cancer diagnoses strain you both mentally and physically, and we hope to provide a small piece of hope to you or your loved ones who are fighting the cancer battle with useful and clinically-backed advice.

  • Lung Cancer Awareness

    Lung Cancer Awareness

    Experts at Swedish share the benefits of lung cancer screening and innovative technology that improves diagnosis and treatment options.

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  • Swedish Cancer Institute brings adaptive radiation therapy to the Pacific Northwest

    Swedish Cancer Institute brings adaptive radiation therapy to the Pacific Northwest

    New technology provides a highly personalized approach to radiation treatments for patients with cancer.

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  • Great American Smokeout is November 17

    Great American Smokeout is November 17

    November 17 is the Great American Smokeout, an event that challenges smokers to quit for the day and take the first step towards a tobacco-free life.

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  • Beating melanoma with innovative treatment

    Beating melanoma with innovative treatment

    A patient with advanced skin cancer shares how innovative treatment at Swedish Cancer Institute helped him beat the odds.

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  • Fighting cancer with clinical research

    Fighting cancer with clinical research

    Learn how clinical research at Swedish helps fight blood cancers in patients locally, across the U.S., and worldwide

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  • UV safety: How to protect yourself from the sun’s rays

    UV safety: How to protect yourself from the sun’s rays

    Ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure causes most skin cancers. What can you do to protect yourself?

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  • Cancer survivorship affects your mind, body and spirit

    Cancer survivorship affects your mind, body and spirit

    A medical oncologist at Swedish offers insight into cancer survivorship and outlines strategies to make life after diagnosis a positive experience.

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  • Melanoma is a common cancer. Learn about signs and treatments.

    Melanoma is a common cancer. Learn about signs and treatments.

    Melanoma is the fifth most common skin cancer. It’s invasive but is easily treated with early detection. Discover the signs and leading-edge therapies.

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  • Understanding oral, head and neck cancers

    Understanding oral, head and neck cancers

    A head and neck specialist at Swedish answers common questions about oral, head, and neck cancers, their causes, and ways to prevent them.

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  • At Swedish, a visionary initiative to advance the early detection of cancer

    At Swedish, a visionary initiative to advance the early detection of cancer

    Charles Drescher, M.D., will lead the Initiative for Cancer Prevention and Early Detection at the newly formed Paul G. Allen Research Center at Swedish Cancer Institute.

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  • Harnessing the power of the body’s own immune system to treat (and defeat) cancer

    Harnessing the power of the body’s own immune system to treat (and defeat) cancer

    Kelly Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., will lead the Center for Immuno-oncology at the newly formed Paul G. Allen Research Center at Swedish Cancer Institute

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  • Hank Kaplan, M.D., helms an initiative at Swedish that will change our understanding of cancer and benefit patients for generations to come

    Hank Kaplan, M.D., helms an initiative at Swedish that will change our understanding of cancer and benefit patients for generations to come

    Dr. Kaplan brings over 40 years of experience to the role.

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  • At Swedish, Sara Jo Grethlein, M.D., MBA, leads a transformational moment in cancer research and care

    At Swedish, Sara Jo Grethlein, M.D., MBA, leads a transformational moment in cancer research and care

    Sara Jo Grethlein, M.D., MBA, will help lead the visionary work of physician researchers at the Paul G. Allen Research Center at Swedish Cancer Institute.

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  • Oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery method expands cancer treatment options

    Oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery method expands cancer treatment options

    The oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery method provides effective cancer treatment that preserves the breast’s appearance while removing cancer cells. Learn more.

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  • Breast cancer: New research. New therapies. New hope.

    Breast cancer: New research. New therapies. New hope.

    Researchers at Swedish Cancer Institute are part of groundbreaking research with the potential to improve care for breast cancer patients everywhere.

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  • Coping with cancer: Acceptance and commitment therapy

    Coping with cancer: Acceptance and commitment therapy

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  • A vaccine for brain cancer? Swedish researchers are working to make it happen

    A vaccine for brain cancer? Swedish researchers are working to make it happen

    Learn about groundbreaking research that’s studying a potential vaccine treatment for patients with glioblastomas.

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  • From volunteer to patient: Marjorie's story

    From volunteer to patient: Marjorie's story

    Marjorie Hillson finds herself in an unexpected and meaningful journey from being a volunteer to a new patient at Swedish Cancer Institute

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  • Five essential guidelines to control infection

    Five essential guidelines to control infection

    Preventing infection is essential for patients with a weakened immune system in order to heal properly.

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  • Fear and cancer: What’s next after treatment ends?

    Fear and cancer: What’s next after treatment ends?

    The transition from cancer treatment to remission can be an anxious time. Learn how you can control the fear and anxiety

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