Swedish Cancer Insitute
Seattle, Washington 98122
Located in Seattle Washington, the Swedish Cancer Institute is part of Swedish Medical Center. Swedish Medical Center has been around since 1910 and it is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Swedish Medical Center is the area’s best hospital, (rated by National Research Corp.), offering the best doctors, nurses, and overall care in a wide variety of specialties. Swedish Medical Center has three hospital locations in Seattle, and a specialty center in East King County as well as a network of 12 primary care clinics (Swedish Physicians), multiple specialty clinics, Swedish Medical Center Ballard, Swedish Medical Center First Hill, Swedish Medical Center Cherry Hill, and affiliations with numerous suburban hospitals and physician groups.
Swedish Medical Center provides medical care services from A-Z including but not limited to: anesthesia, blood management program, breast centers, diabetes care, gynecology, heart and vascular institute, HIV/AIDS care, genetic services, medical imaging, organ transplants, pain center, surgery, transplant surgery, and the cancer institute.
The Swedish Cancer Institute is one of the largest cancer programs in the Pacific Northwest. The Swedish Cancer Institute provides services and treatments for more than 100 types of cancer and it serves as a regional leader in treating lung cancer, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, and breast cancer. Swedish Cancer Institute specialists utilize a number of diagnostic tools to detect and screen for cancer. These diagnostic screening tools include: CT scanning, MRI, ultrasound, nuclear scan, endoscopy, and pathology tests. Most tests are conducted in an outpatient setting.
Once the type of cancer has been determined and the stage, the Swedish Cancer Institute’s team of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and surgical oncologists will determine the best treatment. The Swedish Cancer Institute features medical, radiation and surgical oncology programs that give patients access to the latest in treatment protocols, medical equipment, cancer-fighting drugs, and pain-control measures.
The medical-oncology program provides care for patients needing chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biological therapy, and stem-cell transplants. For patients requiring surgery, the institute offers state-of-the-art surgical facilities and expert surgeons who specialize in treating various types of cancer. Additionally, the Swedish Cancer Institute is one of the leading clinical research sites in the western U.S. Swedish-affiliated physicians and researchers are involved in hundreds of clinical trials aimed at developing new ways of curing cancer and improving treatment method.