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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. 

Providence Stroke Center meets the highest standards in care

June 13, 2014

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 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 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:

Child and adolescent psychiatry unit opens

September 11, 2013

To better serve our community, we have invested in a new inpatient unit for patients ages 5 through 17 at Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City.

The Joint Commission gives high praise to PWFMC

July 31, 2013

Surveyors noted excellent documentation, hand-hygiene compliance and command of Epic.

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.

Knee replacement surgeries are improving lives

May 31, 2012

A patient explains how a recent knee replacement surgery has him walking and active again.

International partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb

May 29, 2012

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

New vascular lab broadens local services

May 10, 2012

Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center opened a new noninvasive vascular lab to better meet the needs of patients in Clackamas County.

Telestroke comes to Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center

December 09, 2011

Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center has joined Providence Telestroke Network to provide after-hours acute stroke care.

Hospital names new chief nurse executive

November 21, 2011

Pat Markesino, RN, has accepted the position of chief nurse executive for Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center.

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.