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Vice President Biden ties Providence to Cancer Moonshot

June 30, 2016

More than 150 people took part as Providence Cancer Center participated in Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit. The goal is to make a decade worth of advances toward a cure in five years, from increasing access to treatment and improving care to freeing trapped data and unleashing new breakthroughs.

Providence Cancer Center earns Oregon’s only designation by National Pancreas Foundation

September 14, 2015

Providence Cancer Center is one of 30 centers in the U.S. – and the only center in Oregon – to earn a special designation from the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF). Among other centers are Mayo Clinic, Virginia Mason Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.

Providence Stroke Center meets the highest standards in care

August 14, 2015

Stroke patients treated at Providence Stroke Center receive some of the best care in the nation. Providence has made the 2012 Target: Stroke Honor Roll.

Providence St. Vincent stroke care recognized among the best in the country

August 03, 2015

They know every second counts. And when it comes to stroke, the neurointerventional team at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center offers some of the best care in the nation. For the past two months, the stroke team led by Vivek Deshmukh, M.D., neurosurgeon and neurointerventionalist, achieved the fastest average blood clot removal time in the country.

Four Providence hospitals among 104 in the world recognized for excellence in diagnostic imaging

July 10, 2015

Four Providence hospitals in the Portland have each been designated as a “Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence” by The American College of Radiology, or ACR. The four Providence hospitals – Providence Portland Medical Center, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center and Providence Milwaukie Hospital – are among eight on the West Coast and only 104 in the world to achieve this honor.

Breakthrough lung cancer drug helps clinical trial patient

March 06, 2015

A breakthrough drug for treating the most common type of lung cancer was just approved by the Food and Drug Administration ahead of schedule following two successful clinical trials, including one that involved patients at Providence Cancer Center in Portland.

Another first out of Providence Heart and Vascular Institute: An implant that allows doctors to monitor heart remotely

February 04, 2015
The patient’s at home, but the cardiologist can still check in, thanks to an innovative, first-of-its-kind heart monitoring technology now available at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. Cardiologists with Providence Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first experts in the Northwest to implant CardioMEMS HF System, a tiny wireless heart monitoring sensor, into patients.

Providence St. Vincent recognized for outstanding spine and neurosurgical care

November 11, 2014
For the second year in a row, Becker's Hospital Review has named Providence St. Vincent Medical Center as one of 100 hospitals with great neurosurgery and spine programs.

Providence breast cancer patient takes final treatment as Wonder Woman

November 06, 2014

On Halloween, breast cancer patient Melissa Roy-Hart, aka Wonder Woman, allowed reporters to follow her to her final breast cancer treatment at Providence Cancer Center Oncology and Hematology Care Clinic – Southeast.

Integrative medicine for breast cancer patients

October 31, 2014
Providence Integrative Medicine Program offers complementary therapies such as acupuncture to help breast cancer patients cope and find relief.
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