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A little early legwork smooths transition to adult care for survivors of childhood cancer

A simple treatment summary can ensure that childhood cancer survivors get the long-term care they need in adulthood

Jan. 8, 2014 | By Sabrina Richards

Cancer treatment summaries help adults who experienced childhood cancer transition to adult non-cancer care.

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Fred Hutch study finds few breast cancer survivors maintain adequate exercise despite benefits

'HEAL Study,' led by Anne McTiernan and researchers in the Public Health Sciences Division, shows sharp drop in physical activity 10 years after diagnosis

April 18, 2013 | By Dean Forbes

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SCCA presents patient perspectives on survivorship Feb. 21

Former Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients will discuss their transition from active treatment to survivorship

Feb. 19, 2013

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Cancer survivorship workshop draws 200

Former cancer patients converge for the sixth annual Survivorship Program seminar ‘Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness’

June 18, 2012 | By Christi Ball Loso

More than 200 cancer survivors, family members and friends attended “Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness,” the annual seminar of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program held earlier this month.

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Center hosts annual cancer survivorship seminar June 2

'Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness' features keynote by comedian/juggler/survivor, breakout sessions on health and well-being, and provider panel; registration required

May 29, 2012 | By Christi Ball Loso

Cancer survivors and those who support and care for them converge on campus Saturday, June 2 for Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness, the annual educational event of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program.

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SCCA survival rates top most cancer programs nationwide

According to data compiled by the National Cancer Data Base, survival rates among patients treated for eight types of cancer top other programs accredited by Commission on Cancer

Feb. 21, 2012 | By Dean Forbes

Five-year survival rates among patients treated by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for eight types of cancer are higher than for patients treated at the other cancer programs accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB), which is operated jointly by the commission with the American Cancer Society, compiled the survival rate data.

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