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"Heart of Gold" Finale Raises Record $631,000 for Providence Child Center and Center For Medically Fragile Children

March 03, 2017

The evening began with a standing ovation and ended with a remarkable outpouring of generosity as a record-setting $631,000 was raised for the Providence Child Center and Center for Medically Fragile Children.

Targeted therapy and immunotherapy studies for people with lung cancer

February 22, 2017

More than 20 studies of promising new therapies for lung cancer patients are open now at Providence Cancer Center, including studies of targeted therapies and novel immunotherapy combinations.

Immunotherapy for Breast Cancer

January 27, 2017

Immunotherapy is a treatment approach that harnesses the immune system to recognize, attack and eliminate cancer. The opportunity to conduct...

Phase I Research at Providence Cancer Center

December 23, 2016

Patients with a variety of cancer types are eligible to receive new and promising treatments when they participate in Phase I research studies at Providence Cancer Center.

Oral, head and neck cancer research at Providence Cancer Center

October 21, 2016

Providence Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Clinic offers world-class care for patients with benign and malignant tumors of the oral cavity (mouth), tongue, pharynx (throat), larynx (voice box), nose, paranasal sinuses, salivary glands and thyroid gland, as well as tumors at the skull base. Our medical and surgical oncology teams work collaboratively to start patients on treatment regimens very quickly. 

In a rare procedure, a Providence patient gets a new jaw, complete with teeth, in one day

October 19, 2016

The complex procedure, known as a “Jaw in a Day,” has been performed in only a few highly specialized centers in the world. Smith’s procedure, performed in August at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, was the first on the West Coast.

Gastrointestinal cancer research at Providence Cancer Center

September 30, 2016

Providence Cancer Center is actively involved in gastrointestinal cancer research, focusing our attention on cancers of the upper (esophagus and stomach), middle (pancreas, liver, gall bladder, bile ducts and small intestine) and lower (colon, rectum and anus) gastrointestinal tract.

Remembering Robert W. Franz

August 10, 2016

Robert W. Franz, a supporter of cancer research at Providence and philanthropic leader here for more than 30 years, passed away Aug. 9 at Providence Portland Medical Center.

Lung Cancer Research at Providence Cancer Center

July 27, 2016

The Providence Thoracic Oncology Program emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to cancer management. Our clinical trials program offers a broad array of innovative clinical research, including studies of new surgical techniques, radiation, chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy agents, and tissue banking. 

Vice President Biden ties Providence to Cancer Moonshot

June 30, 2016

More than 150 people took part as Providence Cancer Center participated in Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit. The goal is to make a decade worth of advances toward a cure in five years, from increasing access to treatment and improving care to freeing trapped data and unleashing new breakthroughs.

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