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MultiCare Joins Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Network
Date:1/18/2008

SEATTLE, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The MultiCare Regional Cancer Center in Tacoma has become the latest member of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Network. The network provides a structured program for supporting community-based oncology services such as continuing medical education, access to clinical trials for local patients through qualified community researchers and patient management collaboration.

The addition of MultiCare brings to seven the number of community hospitals and a private medical oncology group that are network members. The Tacoma cancer program is part of the larger MultiCare organization that operates four hospitals and numerous clinics and related healthcare services in Pierce County and parts of south King, Kitsap and Thurston counties. MultiCare's cancer program opened in 1982.

"The alliance's program to affiliate with community-based oncology programs recognizes the value in developing partnerships with local physicians to ultimately benefit patient care," said Benjamin Greer, M.D., the network's medical director who leads the gynecological oncology program at the SCCA. "Part of the SCCA's mission is to enhance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond, and we are working to do this efficiently through the SCCA network of affiliate hospitals."

Among others, the SCCA Network agreements with MultiCare include working collaboratively with community providers to ensure the availability of state of the art oncology services in an efficient and effective setting; supporting the development of community cancer treatment programs; supporting continuing medical education training for oncology physicians, nurses and other allied health professionals in the community; and promoting the availability of research data to support SCCA clinical cancer research. Patients also will have access to the SCCA's cancer prevention and survivorship programs.

"The partnership with the SCCA gives our patients the added benefi
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