Providence Cancer Center

At Providence Cancer Center, we work together to give patients and families the best care on the West Coast. We partner with them from diagnosis and treatment through all the stages of life, ensuring an excellent patient experience and seeking the best outcomes through research and innovation.

Providence Portland Medical Center is a top 100 hospital for outstanding oncology care.

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Free oral, head and neck cancer screening

Did you know that oral, head and neck cancer is the sixth most common form of cancer in the world? Get screened—it’s free, simple and only takes a few minutes!

Learn key steps to aid in the fight against cancer

Join our FREE best steps against cancer class, where health care providers equip you with food, exercise, and lifestyle choices that can help in your next steps against cancer.

Reach the Beach May 20

Support the fight against lung cancer and spend the day exploring Oregon by bike at one of Oregon's premier cycling events. Ride with us.

Colorectal cancer screening saves lives

The risk for colorectal cancer is real for both men and women. Understanding your risk is the best way to prevent it, and early detection is the best way to treat it. Learn more about facts, risk factors and screening options.

Robert W. Franz Cancer Research Center tours

Come learn how internationally recognized cancer researchers are conducting promising research aimed at harnessing the power within our bodies' own immune systems as a tool to fight cancer.

Living Well

A guide to how our team can help you live well through cancer and beyond.


Providence Oncology and Hematology Care Clinics are QOPI certified

The Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) is a quality-care certification program for medical oncology practices developed by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

What is breast density, and why is it important?

Approximately half of the female population has dense breast tissue. Learn more about breast density, the associated risks and how it can affect the detection of cancer in a mammogram.

Cancer vaccine passes first test

Meet two of the volunteers in the trial of a new brain cancer vaccine being conducted by Providence. Having safely completed their first four infusions, doctors call them heroic trailblazers.

Educate and boost immune system

Cancer researchers focus on triggering the immune system to fight cancer.

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