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Providing a ray of hope to cancer patients

October 08, 2013

Battling breast cancer is about more than just fighting the disease. Sue Cook, manager of Providence Breast Services, and Toni Drew, a breast cancer survivor and volunteer with Providence Breast Cancer Outreach Program, share how a new approach is helping to heal the whole person. 

Providing a ray of hope to cancer patients

October 08, 2013

Battling breast cancer is about more than just fighting the disease. Sue Cook, manager of Providence Breast Services, and Toni Drew, a breast cancer survivor and volunteer with Providence Breast Cancer Outreach Program, share how a new approach is helping to heal the whole person. 

Breast cancer buddies help ease the way for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients

September 06, 2013

A breast cancer diagnosis can be devastating, frightening, bewildering – it’s all of that when your world turns upside down. For many women, being able to talk with someone who’s been there before can be just what they need at this difficult time.

Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day with local mother of three

June 06, 2013

National Cancer Survivors Day is observed in early June every year, which is an opportunity for cancer patients to celebrate their lives. A local mother of three young children talks about her personal experience with cancer, and how her family history played a part in increasing her risk.

An outpouring of giving: More than $400,000 boosts cancer research at Providence

May 17, 2013

Cancer survivors and researchers shared the stage at Providence Cancer Center’s 15th annual “Positive Perspectives: Creating Hope for Cancer Patients Luncheon” May 15 at the Oregon Convention Center.

Stage IV cancer patients get a new outlook on life

February 18, 2013

Two cancer support group facilitators are nominated "Everyday Hereos" for terminally ill cancer patients.

Providence cancer research laboratory receives major grants

December 06, 2012

Research scientist Keith Bahjat, Ph.D., recently received two grants supporting work on immunotherapy.

Clothing and accessories designed for breast cancer patients

August 27, 2012

More than just hats and scarves, patients can find an array of apparel at Transitions: An Appearance Center.

Providence receives grant to expand Palliative Care Program

August 24, 2012

With help from a Cambia Health Foundation grant, Providence Medford Medical Center is expanding its palliative care program to provide the full continuum of care. The interdisciplinary team is led by Medical Director Susan Kohler, M.D., and consists of a palliative care nurse practitioner, case managers and spiritual care chaplains. Providence currently offers palliative care on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The grant provides funding to expand the program and to help educate patients, families and physicians on the value of this extra support.

Research offers great hope for advanced melanoma patients

June 06, 2012

Providence Cancer Center researchers study a unique approach, combining radiation and immunotherapy treatments.

International partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb

May 29, 2012

Providence Cancer Center joins global collaboration, taking cancer treatment research to a new level.

Pennies, nickels and dimes add up to $500,000 as Safeway customers and employees help Providence battle breast cancer

May 08, 2012

Safeway customers and employees in Oregon and Southwest Washington raised $500,000 for breast cancer awareness, treatment and research at Providence.

Exercise after breast cancer

February 29, 2012

Returning to physical activity after breast cancer treatment is one of the most difficult aspects of readjusting to daily life after cancer.