Our Services

Bereavement Services memorial events

The community is invited to remember and honor the lives of their loved ones at our spring memorials held every year in May and at our Light Up A...

Bone marrow biopsy

A bone marrow biopsy is the removal of bone marrow tissue and is often done with a bone marrow aspiration. A biopsy allows close examination of the...

Cancer Center lending libraries

Knowledge about cancer helps patients and their loved ones as they navigate diagnosis, treatment and recovery. For patients and families,...

Cancer registry

Cancer registrars capture a complete summary of the history, diagnosis, treatment and disease status for every cancer patient. Registrars' work...

Cancer treatment plan and summary

The American Society of Clinical Oncologists recommends cancer patients receive a treatment plan and summary. The treatment plan includes a...

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is the use of medicine to destroy cancer cells. Chemotherapy is called a systemic treatment because the medicines enter the...

Community Care workshops and seminars

Community Care seminars are offered at no charge to faith communities, outreach ministries, senior centers, civic organizations and community...

Computed tomography (CT) scan

CT scans, also known as CAT scans, obtain multiple cross-sectional images of the body by using special X-rays and computer enhancement to create an...

Enteral therapy

Enteral nutrition (also called tube feeding) is food (in liquid form) given to the patient through a tube that is inserted into the stomach or the...

Grief support groups

Professionally-facilitated ongoing support groups for adults who are grieving the death of a loved one are offered at a variety of locations and...

HDR brachytherapy

High-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy involves the remote placement of a tiny, very highly radioactive source, which is housed in a lead lined device...

Home Health Aides

Providence Home Health certified nursing assistants give compassionate help with activities of daily living and assistance with personal care, such...

Home Health Medical Social Work

Providence Home Health experts help homebound patients and families navigate personal, emotional and social concerns that may arise during...

Home Health nutrition therapy

Providence Home Health registered dietitians provide assessment and recommendations for treatment of nutrition-related concerns.

Home Health rehabilitation

Providence Home Health offers treatment focused on your unique health concerns, including optimal functionality and independence.

Home Health skilled nursing

Providence Home Health offers certified wound care, including care of pressure ulcers and complicated wounds.

Home services coordination

Providence Home Services offers centralized access for convenient, immediate and multi-service referrals. Providence Home Services access teams...

Hospice care

Providence Hospice provides expert, compassionate care for individuals as they face the end of life. We understand that each family is special....

Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)

Radiation oncologists use image-guided radiation therapy, or IGRT, to help better deliver the radiation to the cancer since tumors can move between...

Individual and family grief counseling

Bereavement social workers provide short-term individual and family counseling to children, teens and adults who are grieving the death of a loved...

Infusion enteral nutrition

Eating by mouth is the preferred method and should be used whenever possible, but some patients may not be able to take any or enough food by mouth...

Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)

Intensity-modulated radiation therapy is a specialized form of 3D-CRT that allows radiation to be more exactly shaped to fit the tumor. With IMRT,...

IV catheter management

A central venous catheter, also called a central line, is used to take blood and give chemotherapy and other drugs during treatment for cancer. It...

Journey Through Grief Medford-area support group

Our drop-in group, Journey Through Grief support group, meets every Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Providence Medford Medical Center. No...

Journey Through Grief Portland-area classes

A professionally-facilitated six-week series that blends education, nurture and support for adult participants is offered at various times and...

LDR brachytherapy

LDR involves the longer placement of the temporary (several days) or permanent radiation source into the tumor area such as prostate seed implant...

Lifeline

Providence Lifeline medical alert service gives individuals of all ages access to personal support and at-home emergency assistance 24 hours a day,...

Me Too family support group

The death of a loved one can affect the whole family. Me Too offers a family approach to grief support, with age-specific groups for children,...

Mind-Body medicine

Mind-Body medicine is the provision of services which recognize that the mind, the emotions and the spirit all have a role in the healing of the...

MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a simple, painless procedure. It uses a strong magnet and radio waves to produce high-quality pictures of...

Multidisciplinary cancer care

The evidence-based, multidisciplinary team approach to patient care at Providence Cancer Center is creating hope and changing lives for many people...

Neck mass excision

Most neck masses in children are benign and due to either inflammation or congenital disorders. The treatment for most congenital neck masses is...

Nuclear medicine

Nuclear medicine scans use a special camera (gamma) to take pictures of tissues and organs in the body after a radioactive tracer (radionuclide or...

Oncology nurse navigator

An oncology nurse navigator is an oncology certified nurse (OCN) who provides  education for each cancer patient concerning their individual...

Orchiectomy

Orchiectomy is the removal of one or both testicles (testes) and is generally performed by a urologist. The testicles are the male sex organs that...

Palliative care

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. This type of care is focused on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness - whatever the diagnosis. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family. 

Physical therapy

Physical therapy provides services for people of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, when medical problems or other health-related...

Positron emission tomography

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a test that uses a special type of camera and a tracer (radioactive chemical) to look at organs in the body....

Radiation therapy

External beam radiation therapy treatment, also called x-ray therapy, is directed at the tumor from a machine located away from your body, usually...

Telephone bereavement support and referrals

Bereavement social workers and specially-trained bereavement volunteers support grieving individuals over the telephone. Information about...

Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT)

Tumors are not regular; they come in different shapes and sizes. Three-dimensional conformal radiation thetapy, or 3D-CRT, uses computers and...

Vulvar lesion excision

Surgery is the most common treatment for cancer of the vulva. The goal of surgery is to remove all the cancer without any loss of the woman's...

Welcome to Medicare exam

Medicare covers a one-time preventive physical exam within the first 12 months that you have Part B.

Well adult exam

Your health care provider will check your general health, look into conditions that you report symptoms for and may screen you for other diseases...