Providence Cancer Center researchers make two key immunotherapy discoveries

The two pieces of work cover two of the major efforts we have going on here … we’re always trying to think about the biology of cancer and the immune system,” said Dr. Walter Urba, M.D., Ph. D.

2016 Regional Breast Cancer Issues Conference

Survivors, support persons, and health care professionals will have the opportunity to learn about and discuss breast cancer topics with leading oncologists, doctors, researchers and fellow survivors.

Congratulations to the Portland Timbers, the 2015 Major League Soccer champions!

Whether on a breakaway toward the goal or creating healthier communities, you are champs on and off the field. You and the Portland Thorns inspired us with your teamwork, athleticism and tenacity this season, as well your commitment to health, education and environmental endeavors off the field. We proudly stand together with you on a well-deserved honor.

Providence becomes first in northwest to implant world's smallest pacemaker

The Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System is one-tenth the size of traditional pacemakers – about the size of a large vitamin. It does not require the use of wires to connect to the heart, and does not require a surgical incision in the chest.

Providence and Facebook help save a stroke patient's life

Margueritte Kim doesn't post much on Facebook. When she does, it's usually not personal. Read an Oregonian story about how her post, along with the quick work of the Providence Brain and Spine Institute team, saved her mother's life.

Cancer vaccine passes first test

Meet two of the volunteers in the trial of a new brain cancer vaccine being conducted by Providence. Having safely completed their first four infusions, doctors call them heroic trailblazers.

Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center

Providence is now part of an elite group with a Comprehensive Stroke Center certified by The Joint Commission for delivering the highest level of care to complex stroke patients.

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