Our Mission

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area.  It includes five hospital campuses and Swedish Medical Group – a network of primary-care and specialty clinics.  In addition to general medical and surgical care, Swedish is known as a regional referral center, providing specialized treatment in areas such as neurological care, digestive health, cardiovascular care, orthopedics, cancer care, high-risk obstetrics, pediatric specialties, organ transplantation and clinical research.



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    of Swedish answered:
    For most people failing to treat GERD will result in a worsening of the symptoms and potentially to complications from the constant burning of the esophagus with acid. Most patients over time will develop a hiatal hernia or stomach herniation in which the stomach slips up through the diaphragm into the...Read More
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    Swedish has posted a blog entry:
    There is plenty of research—and it is increasing every day—showing that exercise is beneficial for cancer survivors, whether during or after treatment....Full Post
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    Swedish has updated a blog entry:
    There is plenty of research—and it is increasing every day—showing that exercise is beneficial for cancer survivors, whether during or after treatment....Full Post
  • Swedish
    Swedish has posted a blog entry:
    There is plenty of research—and it is increasing every day—showing that exercise is beneficial for cancer survivors, whether during or after treatment....Full Post
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    of Swedish answered:
    Not always. Carefully monitoring the cancer and delaying treatment until and if disease progression occurs is called "active surveillance", an option particularly well suited for men with low-risk prostate cancer, elderly men or men who have other serious health conditions. Read More
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    Swedish posted:
    Is it old age or a memory disorder? Swedish is offering a free class on September 29 called "Taking Control of Your Brain Health." Register at http://bit.ly/R1pfji
  • Swedish
    Swedish posted:
    Is it old age or a memory disorder? Swedish is offering a free class on September 29 called "Taking Control of Your Brain Health." Register at bit.ly/R1pfji
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    Swedish has posted a blog entry:
    Almost daily there are new recommendations for how to treat prostate cancer and an equal number of controversies surrounding the recommendations. What is a man...Full Post
  • Swedish
    Swedish has posted a blog entry:
    Almost daily there are new recommendations for how to treat prostate cancer and an equal number of controversies surrounding the recommendations. What is a man...Full Post
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    Swedish posted:
    Swedish-affiliated physicians named top docs: http://bit.ly/U7Yx4S
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    Swedish has posted a blog entry:
    In the clinic, we work with stroke patients and their families to help them understand the risk of having a second stroke and what they can do to reduce...Full Post
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    of Swedish answered:
    Stage I:  The cancer is found only in the prostate. The tumor cannot be felt during a digital rectal exam (DRE) and does not show up with any imaging technology.

    Stage IIA: The tumor has grown within the prostate but has not spread outside of the prostate. It can be felt in one half of one side...Read More
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    of Swedish answered:
    Once prostate cancer is diagnosed, the stage of cancer needs to be determined in order to decide on the most appropriate treatment plan. Staging is the process of determining if the cancer has grown within the prostate region or if it has spread to other areas of the body.

    Three key factors are...Read More
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