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Q&A with Chief Nursing Officer Judy Tatman, MS, RN

May 04, 2015

During National Nurses' Week and throughout the year, we are proud to celebrate our nurses for their compassion and dedication. We are thankful for our amazing team, including Judy Tatman, MS, RN, regional chief nursing officer in Oregon. Find out what Judy says her patients have taught her about caring for others.

Breast cancer cases expected to increase by 50 percent by 2030

April 27, 2015

The National Cancer Institute released a recent study which forecasts breast cancer cases will increase by 50 percent by 2030.

Providence Portland Medical Center honored with third magnet designation for nursing excellence

April 27, 2015

Just seven percent of the hospitals in the nation receive Magnet status, and Providence Portland Medical Center has now received that elite nursing designation for the third time.

Doctors' Day donation honors physicians

April 03, 2015

Doug Koekkoek, M.D., chief executive, clinical services We began the week by remembering Doctors’ Day and honoring all the ways physicians...

Cancer prevention options and family history

April 02, 2015

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie-Pitt revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes...

New division chief of medicine announced for Providence St. Vincent

March 31, 2015

Janice Burger Chief Executive Providence St. Vincent Medical Center I am very pleased to announce that Scott Marsal, M.D., FACP, will be our new...

How the BRCA gene mutation increases the risk of cancer

March 25, 2015

After already having a double mastectomy, Angelina Jolie-Pitt decided to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes upon discovering she carries the...

Study examines diagnostic accuracy of breast biopsies

March 18, 2015
A breast biopsy study that included Oregon pathologists found many get it wrong on trickier cancer risk results.

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.

Respiratory virus season update

February 22, 2015
Providence Health & Services has compiled a chart of positive virus identifications in our region to aid health professionals as they care for patients.
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