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New services for moms and babies at Providence Milwaukie Hospital

July 15, 2014
New moms and their babies can find education, support and a range of the services they need at the Mother Baby Postpartum Clinic on the Providence Milwaukie Hospital campus.

Conquer Cancer Foundation honors Providence for excellence in clinical trials research

June 25, 2014

Providence Cancer Center is being honored nationally for its commitment to high-quality clinical trials programs. 

Water never tasted so good

May 22, 2014

Maria Vargas, RN, loves the new infused water offered at Providence St. Vincent’s Eatery. “I even bought a special container from our gift shop for the water,” Maria says. “It has the Superman symbol on it, because I’m a super fan of the water!” 

Providence Brain and Cancer Experts Begin First-In-World Novel Brain Tumor Vaccine Research Trial

May 05, 2014

Fourteen months. That’s the median life expectancy of someone diagnosed with high-grade glioma, the most common primary brain tumor in adults, even with the current standard of treatment. Providence Cancer Center researchers and a Providence Brain and Spine Institute neurosurgeon believe immunotherapy might change that statistic. 

Providence gets top honors from Leapfrog Group: More "A" grades than any other health system in Oregon

April 29, 2014
Providence hospitals are tops in Oregon in the latest Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score rankings. Four Providence hospitals received “A” grades –  more than any other health system in the state. 


Providence Milwaukie Foundation adds two physicians to board

April 22, 2014
Providence Milwaukie Foundation has added two physicians with longtime connections to the hospital to the board for three-year terms: Mari Ricker, M.D., and Jason Sundseth, M.D.

Providence chefs mentor at-risk youth in and out of the kitchen

March 07, 2014
Spring finals are common for high school students, but most don’t include handling sharp knives, hot ovens, or require an eye for plating aesthetics. On Sunday, March 9, 18 teenagers will be putting all they have learned in a five-month, 80-hour culinary training program to the test by preparing and serving lunch for as many as 100 Employment Made Possible Youth Conference attendees:

Providence cancer research laboratory receives major grants

December 06, 2012

Research scientist Keith Bahjat, Ph.D., recently received two grants supporting work on immunotherapy.

Research offers great hope for advanced melanoma patients

June 06, 2012

Providence Cancer Center researchers study a unique approach, combining radiation and immunotherapy treatments.

International partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb

May 29, 2012

Providence Cancer Center joins global collaboration, taking cancer treatment research to a new level.

Get In Gear with 16th Annual Providence Bridge Pedal – And Finish on the Timbers’ Home Field

August 03, 2011

Bikes, bridges and a bonus event are in store for the 16th annual Providence Bridge Pedal and Providence Bridge Stride.

Work to reduce stroke mortality bears results

March 10, 2011

Oregon’s stroke death rate has fallen from the fifth highest in the nation to No. 12, according to recent statistics. 

Preparing Young Athletes for Spring Sports

March 01, 2011

Bret Kean, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at Providence Milwaukie Hospital and Eastside Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, discusses how best to prepare young athletes for sports.