Two new studies of investigational and FDA-approved immunotherapies for advanced melanoma are opening soon at Providence Cancer Center.
With the release of her book Patient 71, Australia native Julie Randall has given cancer patients across the globe hope for life after cancer. Her remarkable story of overcoming stage IV metastatic melanoma was featured in a segment by 60 Minutes Australia chronicling her shocking diagnosis, promise to her family and determination to become “Patient 71” in an immunotherapy clinical trial at Providence Cancer Center.
Known as "Patient 71," persistence paid off for Australian cancer patient Julie Randall
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Two studies at Providence Cancer Center are focusing on patients’ genomes to help identify the most effective targeted anti-cancer therapies.
It has been a busy and exciting start to 2017 for immunotherapy researcher Eric Tran, Ph.D., and it could make a great difference in the lives of people fighting cancer.
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 is a treatment approach that harnesses the immune system to recognize, attack and eliminate cancer.
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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.
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.
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.