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  • “To-do” or “To-be,” in the Time of COVID-19

    “To-do” or “To-be,” in the Time of COVID-19

    With the impact of COVID-19, our world has changed, our priorities have shifted and our lives have slowed down.When things do not go as planned, practice leaning into a "to-be" list.

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  • Northwest Hope & Healing Carries Women through Crisis with Unprecedented $50,000 Contribution

    Northwest Hope & Healing Carries Women through Crisis with Unprecedented $50,000 Contribution

    Founded in 2000, Northwest Hope and Healing (NWHH) has provided patients facing breast and gynecological cancers at the Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) with immediate financial assistance.

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  • Recipe: How to Make Fire Cider

    Recipe: How to Make Fire Cider

    With its garlicky heat and vibrant flavor, fire cider is a traditional tonic that may help to boost the immune system and support your health through various seasons. And it is super simple to make

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  • Cancer Care in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic

    Cancer Care in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic

    Cancer patients are at increased risk of COVID-19 infection as per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.

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  • Exercise is Medicine for Cancer Survivors. How can You Stay Active during a Pandemic?

    Exercise is Medicine for Cancer Survivors. How can You Stay Active during a Pandemic?

    Exercise is medicine for cancer survivors. Here are tips that you can do it at home during this pandemic.

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  • Integrative Medicine Service: Getting The Benefits of Natural Medicine while Avoiding The Risks

    Integrative Medicine Service: Getting The Benefits of Natural Medicine while Avoiding The Risks

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  • Fall Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Shake

    Fall Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Shake

    Our Swedish Cancer Institute dietitians are in on the Fall food fun, and have provided a pumpkin recipe for your enjoyment.

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  • Help Navigating Finances when Dealing with Cancer

    Help Navigating Finances when Dealing with Cancer

    A new comprehensive financial resource is available from the Swedish Cancer Institute to help cancer patients with questions. Read more about it here.

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  • Building Community Partnership: Northwest Hope & Healing

    Building Community Partnership: Northwest Hope & Healing

    Giving the Gift of Hope: Having cancer is hard enough. Paying for everyday basics shouldn't be.

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  • Healing Music Playlist | On-demand healing music at your fingertips!

    Healing Music Playlist | On-demand healing music at your fingertips!

    Creating & listening to music playlists is fun, but did you know it can be therapeutic? Here are some tips from a Board-Certified music therapist, to help fight cancer by finding just the right mix.

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  • Spotlight: Acupuncture for Cancer Patients

    Spotlight: Acupuncture for Cancer Patients

    Medical acupuncture is an effective way to help manage pain for cancer patients. Learn more about Dr. Rudolf, and the Swedish Pain Services team.

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  • Emotional Healing After Cancer

    Emotional Healing After Cancer

    There is a lot wrapped into the word “survivor”, when related to cancer. Our Swedish Cancer Institute survivorship team helps you begin to navigate it all here.

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  • Green Goddess Buddha Bowl

    Green Goddess Buddha Bowl

    Eating healthy can be tasty! Buddha Bowl: a light, healthy and delicious meal comprised of a whole grain, lots of vegetables, protein of your choice and to top it off, a flavorful sauce.

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  • Are you Sleepless in Seattle? The Guide to Getting Restful Sleep

    Are you Sleepless in Seattle? The Guide to Getting Restful Sleep

    Getting a quality sleep is vital in maintaining physical, mental and emotional health

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  • Swedish partners with the community in the fight to end homelessness in Seattle

    Swedish partners with the community in the fight to end homelessness in Seattle

    As an organization dedicated to both the health of our patients and the health of our region, we know first-hand that homelessness in the greater Seattle area has reached epidemic levels.

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  • Benefits of volunteering or supporting cancer programs

    Benefits of volunteering or supporting cancer programs

    The Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) works hard to support its patients and families. SCI is a nonprofit and relies on volunteers and donations to keep the doors open. At the end of 2016 Swedish had...

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  • How the patient education review committee gives back

    How the patient education review committee gives back

    In September of 2016, applications were distributed to seek volunteers for a new group at the Swedish Cancer Institute, The Patient Education Review Committee (PERC). The idea for the committee...

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  • New! Monthly community dining program

    Join us for lunch and learn about food, lifestyle and tips to stay healthy and reduce your risk of cancer.

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