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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. 

Providence Portland Medical Center named a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence

August 01, 2014
Providence Portland Medical Center has been named an ACR-designated Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) by the Commission on Quality and Safety.

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.

U.S. news: Portland-area Providence hospitals among Oregon's best

July 17, 2014

Patients visiting Providence Portland Medical Center and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center receive some of the best care in Oregon, according to U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News' annual rankings.

Oregon Business Journal: local philanthropy and cancer research

July 16, 2014

Featured in the July issue of the Oregon Business Magazine, Dr. Walter Urba – medical oncologist and director of the Robert W. Franz Center Research Center at Providence Cancer Center – discusses the impact of local philanthropy in cancer research as federal funding continues to decline.

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