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When you invest in Swedish, you make innovative health care possible. Read how your generosity brings stories of hope, healing and wellness to our community today, and in the future. 

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Swedish Cancer Institute
Philis
Your support brings compassionate cancer care to our patients

When Philis, a retired schoolteacher, discovered she had breast cancer earlier this year, she was completely caught off guard. “I...

Greatest Need
Drs. Anthony Lo and Susan Scanlan
“When you drink the water, remember the source.”

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Swedish Cancer Institute
Keith
“We’re hopeful for a breakthrough”

“He had a grand mal seizure at work. So they took him to the hospital and they did the scan and there was a lemon-sized tumor...

Greatest Need
Mac
The ultimate gift

Mac Chavarria is a typical baby boomer. He lives life to the fullest … and he’s one of the 2.4 million Americans born between 1945...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute
Kent
Remembering a love story

Kent Rukke is quick to share that he and his beloved wife Debbie were married 47 years, 6 months and 11 days. Kent may have lost...

Swedish Cancer Institute
Sheila
A mother’s love

Sheila Preston Comerford was devastated when she learned that her 22-year-old daughter, Kayla Preston, had an extremely rare form...

Swedish Cancer Institute
Bonnie
You make stories like Bonnie’s possible

“I never realized I could be a victim of cancer,” says Bonnie. I didn’t realize I would be one of the statistics.”

Going...

Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute
Jody
I want to be president of the Swedish Fan Club!

In her own words …

My name is Jody Engle and I work at Swedish First Hill where I am the Administrative Assistant...