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Celebrate Swedish Breaks Record Again; Helps Launch Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment
Date:6/4/2008

SEATTLE, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Generous sponsors and supporters raised approximately $4.3 million to support charity care and a special Fund-A-Need project at 'Celebrate Swedish 2008' on May 31 at The Sheraton Seattle Hotel. While pledges are still coming in, Swedish's annual gala dinner auction - now in its 23rd year - clearly topped last year's record of $3.4 million.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080604/DC24351 )

As a nonprofit organization and one of the top providers of charity care in the region, Swedish takes seriously its commitment to bringing expert care to community members who are unable to pay. In support of that commitment, all funds raised through sponsorship and auction sales will benefit charity-care services and other programs that help Swedish respond to community needs.

Lead by a $2 million donation by the David and Sandra Sabey family, $3.3 million of the auction's total is directed to the Fund-A-Need effort and will be used to launch the Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment at Swedish. The Center will give brain tumor patients and their families access to:

-- A multi-disciplinary team of skilled neurosurgeons, oncologists,

radiologists and a specialized nursing staff to deliver coordinated care

and innovative treatments

-- An integrated care coordinator who will serve as a patient advocate and

liaison

-- Access to clinical trials that will offer patients early and timely

access to investigational drugs and treatments

-- Promising new therapies that use gene-sequencing technologies to

identify customized treatment options

-- A comprehensive brain tumor research laboratory that will provide rapid

genetic analysis of brain tumors

David Sabey is founder and CEO of Sabey Corp., which is a Seattle-based real-estate development and investment firm. He has been actively involved with the Swedish Neuroscience Institute since its inception several years ago. The Sabeys are long-time, generous Swedish supporters.

About Swedish

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. It is comprised of three hospital campuses - First Hill, Cherry Hill and Ballard - a freestanding emergency department and specialty center in Issaquah, Home Care Services, and the Swedish Physician Division - a network of about 40 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 cardiovascular care, cancer care, neuroscience, orthopedics, high-risk obstetrics, pediatrics, organ transplantation and clinical research. For more information, visit http://www.swedish.org.


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