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State-of-the-art radiation treatment helps add years to survival

February 21, 2014

Hope is something every cancer patient needs. Now a treatment at Providence Cancer Center is giving new hope to its patients. Providence Cancer Center is the only cancer center in the Pacific Northwest offering IORT (intraoperative radiation therapy) which allows doctors to deliver radiation treatment during surgery – a technological innovation that’s giving some cancer patients additional years of survival, rather than mere months. Christina Cha, M.D., radiation oncologist at Providence Cancer Center, explains the procedure. 

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.

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.