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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.

Major Providence supporter Earle M. Chiles passes away

June 24, 2016

We mourn the passing of Earle M. Chiles, 83, a long-time champion and supporter of providing exceptional health care for Providence patients in Oregon.

Nearly One Million Dollars Raised for Immunotherapy Research at Providence

May 31, 2016

Excited by the promise and power of immunotherapy research, Providence Cancer Center supporters raised nearly $1 million in the month of May, with most of that coming at the 2016 Creating Hope through Innovation Dinner May 25.

Breast cancer research at Providence Cancer Center

May 27, 2016

Providence Cancer Center is currently enrolling patients in more than 20 studies investigating a broad spectrum of breast cancer therapies and interventions.

Providence Opens Clinical Trial on Device to Improve Quality of Life for Cancer Patients

May 24, 2016

Amber Watters, DDS, a dental oncologist with Providence Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Program and Clinic, has opened a clinical study of a device that could lessen the effects of trismus, even in patients years or decades out from their diagnosis and treatment.

Phase I Research at Providence Cancer Center

April 25, 2016

More than 30 phase I clinical trials are currently open at Providence Cancer Center.

Providence cancer physician and scientist named as one of nation's 15 most promising young researchers

April 14, 2016

Just a year into her career as a Providence Cancer Center radiation oncologist and scientist, Kristina Young, M.D., Ph.D., has been recognized as...

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