News

Oral/dental oncology offered at east- and west-side clinics

March 25, 2016

Providence is adding oral/dental oncology facilities at Providence Portland and Providence St. Vincent Medical Centers.

New immunotherapy approaches put the pedal to the metal

March 25, 2016

Providence Cancer Center researchers have initiated several important clinical trials to investigate the effectiveness of promising new immunotherapies to treat patients with head and neck cancers.

West side clinic opens for oral, head and neck cancers

March 25, 2016

Providence Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Clinics now serve patients at two locations: Providence Portland Medical Center and a newly opened clinic at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.

Studies focus on biomarkers to help guide treatment decisions

March 25, 2016

Researchers at Providence Cancer Center received a $75,000 grant to study biomarkers that may help predict responses to immuntherapy and assist oncologists in making treatment-related decisions for patients with head and neck cancers.

Grants provide new support for oral, head and neck cancer research at Providence

February 12, 2013

Providence Cancer Center has ramped up its fight against oral, head and neck cancer with two new research grants totaling more than half a million dollars.

Providence offers comprehensive oral, head and neck cancer care at outpatient clinic

February 08, 2013

Unique to the Northwest, the new multidisciplinary clinic bridges the gap between medicine and dentistry for patients with oral, head and neck cancers.

Cancers on the rise due to HPV

February 07, 2013

Dr. Bryan Bell from Providence Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Clinic explains why.

Two grants benefit oral cancer research

January 10, 2013

Providence researchers will focus on biomarkers and vaccines to help fight the disease.

Becky Roth, 49-year-old oral cancer patient and runner, defies the odds

January 07, 2013

When an orthopedic surgeon told Becky Roth, a lifelong jogger, that she would never run again after cancer-related surgery on her legs, Roth told herself, "I'm going to prove him wrong."

Advances in oral, head, and neck cancer detection and treatment

April 11, 2012

Cancers in the throat, tongue and other areas of the head and neck are among the most common types of cancer, and treatment can be disfiguring.

Providence head and neck surgeon to receive national honor

November 04, 2011

R. Bryan Bell, M.D., DDS, FACS, will receive the William F. Harrigan Society Award for his contribution to oral and maxillofacial surgery.