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Ask an expert: Can I develop skin cancer even if my skin doesn’t burn?

I get a lot of questions about burning, tanning, skin color and skin cancer, and no matter which way you look at this question, the answer remains the same: Yes, you can still get skin cancer.

Ask an expert: What are the top risk factors for skin cancer?

Q: “I love being out in the sun, but I have light skin that tends to burn and freckle. Should I be worried about skin cancer? What are the main risk factors? How can I reduce my risks?”

Bringing out the big guns to kill cancer

Technology opens new doors for combining radiation and immunotherapy.

Prostate cancer research gets a boost

Prostate cancer, once it spreads to lymph nodes and bones, generally is not curable. But basic and clinical researchers at Providence are working on this challenge.

Two new reasons to get serious about sunscreen

By Brendan Curti, M.D., medical oncologist, director of the Providence Immunotherapy Program at Providence Cancer Center and director of...

Proprietary Health Article

Advances in prostate cancer immunotherapy at Providence

As knowledge about the immune system explodes, so does the potential of innovative treatments. – By Brendan Curti, M.D., medical director, Providence Genitourinary Oncology Research

Ask an expert: Immunotherapy and Providence's cancer warriors

For more than 20 years, Providence Cancer Center scientists in Portland have been quietly building international recognition for their pioneering research in immunotherapy, a field that is now leading to new treatments, and possibly cures, for cancer.

Groundbreaking immunotherapy: More tailored, less toxic treatments

Inside your body, standing at attention in your blood, tissues, and organs, there are millions of tiny troopers mobilized against invaders.

Living Well

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

Providence Cancer Center integral to rapid progress of new cancer therapies

"In the past five years, we have seen more progress in cancer therapy than in the previous 100 years." – Walter J. Urba, M.D., Ph.D., research director, Providence Cancer Center and Earle A. Chiles Research Institute. Dr. Urba shared this powerful, inspiring statement during the May 25 Creating Hope Dinner to benefit continued research at Providence Cancer Center. This record-breaking event raised nearly $1 million for new research efforts, and we’re pleased to share important updates about our work.

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American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society’s home page with links to all types of cancer, symptoms, treatment options, statistics trials and ways to contribute. (AKA: People Living with Cancer)

Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Cancer Care is a national nonprofit that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.

National Cancer Institute

National Cancer Institute home page with links to all cancer topics, clinical trial information, statistics, research and treatment information.

National Cancer Institute: Biological Therapies for Cancer - Questions and Answers

Biological therapies use the body's immune system to fight cancer or to lessen the side effects that may be caused by some cancer treatments.