Our Services

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can be an anxious time.  Our multidisciplinary team of caregivers includes breast cancer surgeons, pathologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, plastic surgeons, nurse navigators, social workers and breast cancer survivor volunteers, all committed to providing excellent outcomes for patients’  physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

Bone densitometry

Bone densitometry uses special X-ray equipment to quickly and accurately measure the density of bones. This measurement helps doctors identify...

Breast biopsy

A breast biopsy removes a sample of breast tissue that is looked at under a microscope to check for breast cancer. A breast biopsy is usually done...

Breast Cancer Outreach Program

The Breast Cancer Outreach Program at Providence Cancer Center provides women and their families with support services free of charge,...

Breast MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio waves to make pictures of the breast. MRI may show problems in the...

Breast self-awareness education

A breast self-examination involves checking your breasts to help detect breast problems or changes. Many breast problems are first discovered by...

Breast ultrasound

A breast ultrasound uses sound waves to make a picture of the tissues inside the breast. A breast ultrasound can show all areas of the breast,...

Breast-specific Gamma imaging (BSGI)

Breast-specific Gamma imaging (BSGI) is a molecular study of the breast. The BSGI machine is similar to a mammogram machine: It is small and has a...

Cancer Center lending libraries

Knowledge about cancer helps patients and their loved ones as they navigate diagnosis, treatment and recovery. For patients and families,...

Cancer lymphedema therapy

Providence Health & Services offers a variety of rehabilitation oncology programs for therapy related to breast cancer. General oncology...

Cancer risk assessment and genetic counseling

Cancer risk assessment examines personal and family history information that influences cancer risk.

Cancer treatment plan and summary

The American Society of Clinical Oncologists recommends cancer patients receive a treatment plan and summary. The treatment plan includes a...

High-risk breast care

At Providence, we believe in making health care as easy and effective as possible for you. Our high-risk breast service was developed with that in...

Lateral vertebral assessment

An existing compression fracture of the spine due to osteoporosis increases the risk of subsequent fractures, regardless of bone density. The...

Mammography

A mammogram is an X-ray test of the breasts (mammary glands) used to screen for breast problems, such as a lump, and whether a lump is fluid-filled...

Mammosite

MammoSite is a treatment option for early-stage breast cancer following breast-conserving surgery. Current standard treatment for early-stage...

Multidisciplinary cancer care

The evidence-based, multidisciplinary team approach to patient care at Providence Cancer Center is creating hope and changing lives for many people...

Naturopathy

Naturopathic medicine (or naturopathy) is based on the belief that the body can heal itself naturally. Naturopathic medicine attempts to improve...

Oncology nurse navigator

An oncology nurse navigator is an oncology certified nurse (OCN) who provides  education for each cancer patient concerning their individual...

Oncology social work

Oncology social workers assess the needs of cancer patients. They can facilitate communication with the health care team, provide emotional support...

Therapeutic massage

Massage is rubbing the soft tissues of the body, such as the muscles. Massage may be helpful in reducing tension and pain, improving blood flow and...

Transitions: An Appearance Center

We carry the following items in our Portland, Oregon locations: mastectomy bras, breast prosthesis, and lymphedema garments. Begin to feel like...