Latest Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Stories

2009-11-16 16:00:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Constance Lehman, M.D., PhD, medical director of radiology and director of breast imaging, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; and professor and vice chair of radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine.

2009-11-10 18:35:19

A woman is six times more likely to be separated or divorced soon after a diagnosis of cancer or multiple sclerosis than if a man in the relationship is the patient.

2009-10-20 19:10:07

Depression in older cancer patients can be effectively treated with collaborative approach in primary-care settings.

2009-10-19 07:31:00

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recently updated the NCCN Guidelines for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), the most common acute leukemia affecting adults.

2009-10-01 10:38:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting a mammogram is one of the most important things a woman can do to protect her health. Unfortunately, many women over age 40 do not get the annual exams.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.