Discovering Hope:
A Decade of Cancer Advances

Science and research are bringing hope and cures to all affected by cancer. Uniting doctors from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance brings new advances to our community. Join us in celebrating our tenth anniversary at this series of presentations and learn how the latest discoveries in cancer research are turning cancer patients into survivors. The presentations will be held on January 13, 20 and 27 at SCCA House. For more information about this series please call or email Kit Herrod at 206.667.5543/kherrod@fhcrc.org.

Colon Cancer – Easier and Earlier Detection, January 13
Dr. Bill Grady, a gastroenterology specialist at UW Medicine,  will discuss the progress that’s being made in developing non-invasive tests for the early detection of colon cancer.
Registration for this presentation is closed.

Prostate Cancer – Why Diagnosis Doesn’t Always Mean Treatment,  January 20
Dr. Pete Nelson, a medical oncologist specializing in therapies for early- and late-stage prostate cancer at SCCA, will discuss how understanding prostate cancer on a molecular level can improve early detection and treatment efforts.
Registration for this presentation is closed.

Breast Cancer Screening – Why One Size Doesn’t Fit All – January 27
Dr. Connie Lehman, Medical Director of Imaging at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, will talk about screening for breast cancer and her research in the area of early detection.

Registration for this presentation is closed.