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  • What does It Mean to Heal?

    What does It Mean to Heal?

    The oncology survivorship nurse practitioner and the class facilitator explore the idea of healing and finding ways to support cancer patients exactly where they are in their healing journey.

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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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  • Men's Health Week: It's times like these!

    Men's Health Week: It's times like these!

    Men's health week - staying healthy

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  • Effects of music as medicine during bone marrow biopsy

    Effects of music as medicine during bone marrow biopsy

    A study that uses music as a medical intervention to moderate distress, anxiety, or pain during bone marrow biopsy

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  • Understanding women's heart health with Dr. Sarah Speck

    Understanding women's heart health with Dr. Sarah Speck

    Our conversation with Dr. Sarah Speck from the Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute uncovers answers to common questions about women and heart disease.

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  • Yoga for heart health

    Yoga for heart health

    Yoga promotes heart health by reducing stress and lowering blood pressure, cholesterol, and heart rate. Learn more about the benefits of yoga.

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  • Just had a baby and need support at home? Swedish doulas to the rescue.

    Just had a baby and need support at home? Swedish doulas to the rescue.

    New mom of two answers questions and shares how the postpartum doula program at Swedish helped ease the transition of bringing home her new baby.

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  • Five ways yoga improves your mind

    Five ways yoga improves your mind

    Practicing yoga on a regular basis provides benefits for both your body and mind. Learn how this age-old practice can improve your health.

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  • Evaluation of Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Survivors: “Surviving through Breast Cancer (VIBE)”

    Evaluation of Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Survivors: “Surviving through Breast Cancer (VIBE)”

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  • Spotlight: Dr. Krish Patel, Hematologist

    Spotlight: Dr. Krish Patel, Hematologist

    It’s important to feel comfortable asking your doctor questions, and sharing about yourself. One of our Swedish oncologists took some time to share a little bit about himself.

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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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  • Getting to know the Swedish Hereditary Cancer Clinic

    Getting to know the Swedish Hereditary Cancer Clinic

    An interview with a gene detective. What you should know about genetic counseling and testing when impacted by cancer.

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