News in 2014

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Weight loss program aims to improve cancer treatment for obese patients

August 15, 2014
When you’re fighting cancer, you want the best chance possible to beat the disease.

Phil and Penny Knight give $25 million to Providence Heart and Vascular Institute for patient care and cardiac research.

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August 12, 2014
Nike founder Phil Knight and his wife, Penny, continue to demonstrate their commitment to improving the health of people in Oregon and across the nation with a landmark gift of $25 million to Providence Heart and Vascular Institute.

Traffic Alert for Providence Bridge Pedal Sunday, Aug. 10 2014

August 08, 2014
Traffic changes will be in place for Providence Bridge Pedal on Sunday, Aug. 10.

Multimillion dollar grant improves access to cancer care and clinical trials

August 07, 2014

Cancer patients in Oregon, Washington and three other Western states will receive improved access to care and clinical trials as a result of a new $6.6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute’s Community Oncology Research Program, or NCORP. 

New neurologists join Providence Brain and Spine Institute

August 01, 2014

This fall, we welcome three new board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians specializing in general neurology, movement disorders, neuromuscular conditions and stroke.

Whole-genome mapping offers patients innovative cancer diagnosis

July 31, 2014

Previously reserved for researchers and the very rich, a next generation technique aims to improve treatment and outcomes for patients at the clinical level. 

Providence Laboratory Services offers Prosigna Breast Cancer Prognostic Gene Signature assay

July 31, 2014
This next generation diagnostic test has robust clinical validation coupled with a unique decentralized delivery model that will reduce turn-around time for results.

Clinical trial at Providence Cancer Center could change how doctors treat Leukemia

July 31, 2014

Groundbreaking research at Providence Cancer Center is looking for ways to save the lives of people with leukemia and lymphoma. One local man talks about his choice to participate in a clinical trial to help further the fight against leukemia.

KGW-TV highlights Providence Cancer Center partnership with Great Clips

July 25, 2014

For many women undergoing cancer treatment, losing their hair can be an emotional moment. KGW-TV highlights the partnership between Providence Cancer Center and Great Clips, in which stylists wash and style donated wigs that will be given to cancer patients to help ease the transition. 

Portland Tribune highlights Providence Mercantile Health and Fitness Center and importance of staying active

July 24, 2014

In the special section "Retirement Living," the Portland Tribune details the importance of staying active as we age.

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