2016 Race for the Cure

Join Team Providence and walk with us on Sept. 18 in support of breast cancer. Register today!

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.

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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