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.

2017 Portland Undy Run/Walk

Join Team Providence Cancer Center to Run brave and knock out colon cancer! Dare to be bold at the Undy Run/Walk, a family and pet-friendly underwear themed-5K that raises funds and awareness for colon cancer.

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.

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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