Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/university of Washington Medical Center Named Among Best in the Nation for Adult Cancer Care

SEATTLE — July 23, 2015 — Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/ University of Washington Medical Center has been named as one of the top five Best Hospitals in the Nation for Adult Cancer Treatment by U.S. News & World Report for 2015-2016. This is the first time that Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/University of Washington Medical Center has appeared on the list.

SCCA brings together the leading cancer and treatment specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine to create the best possible cancer care available: one extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer richer lives for our patients.

“This ranking is a reflection of our unwavering commitment to the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients,” said Fred Appelbaum, MD, SCCA Executive Director and President.

U.S. News analyzed over 5,000 hospitals for adult and pediatric care to find the best in the nation, based on critical criteria, patient outcomes and survey results from more than 140,000 physicians. “A hospital that emerged from our analysis as one of the best has much to be proud of,” said Ben Harder, chief of health analysis at U.S. News.

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Fred Hutch Media Team