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Conquer Cancer Foundation honors Providence for excellence in clinical trials research

June 25, 2014

Providence Cancer Center is being honored nationally for its commitment to high-quality clinical trials programs. 

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.

Providence cancer research gets boost from Fred Meyer shoppers and employees

April 02, 2013

The donation is a result of the store chain's third quarter employee giving campaign and all the coins collected in the checkout lines at Portland area locations.

NIH grant furthers promising metastatic melanoma clinical trials for Providence Cancer Center patients

March 15, 2013

Patients with advanced melanoma are getting a boost from work being done at Providence, thanks to a grant from the National Institutes of Health.

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.

Dozens of teddy bears donated

January 28, 2013

Aropostale employees bring comfort to kids

Therapy dog offers comfort

January 28, 2013

Therapy dogs provide to patients and their families and the dogs now have their own calendar.

Providence Festival of Trees magic brings hope of cancer research miracles

December 29, 2012

For three decades, Providence Festival of Trees has been the premier holiday event in Portland. This year, the 30th anniversary was a true celebration of the season.

Flying pumpkins raise thrills and funds

December 12, 2012

Many thanks to Dr. Heiser and family for their high-flying support of Providence St. Vincent Medical Foundation!

Providence cancer research laboratory receives major grants

December 06, 2012

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

2012 Providence Festival of Trees Celebrates 30 Years of Magic and Miracles

November 16, 2012

Providence Festival of Trees rings in the season like no other event in Portland. The festival celebrates 30 years of holiday magic this year, and will continue its long tradition of “Making Miracles.”

Vote to help Providence's My Little Waiting Room win $25,000

November 12, 2012

Portland’s Amy Paterson is among ten women named by L’Oreal Paris as a 2012 Women of Worth honoree — for her work establishing Providence’s My Little Waiting Room. Your daily vote for Amy could help us win $25,000 to bring drop-in child care to more families.

The doctor can see you now

November 01, 2012

Oregon state employees in Salem can now visit a Providence clinician with the click of a mouse.

Providence joins national network

October 25, 2012

Providence Orthopedic Institute is now part of the High Value Healthcare Collaborative.

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center Honored As Consumer Choice Winner

October 22, 2012

Health care consumers in Portland consider the care they receive at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center the best of the best. For the 11th year, Providence St. Vincent is being recognized as a National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Award winner among hospitals in the Portland area.

U.S. Grant expands Providence Telestroke Network to eastern Washington

October 22, 2012

Providence Health & Services has been awarded a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand telestroke services in the Pacific Northwest.

Vascular disease's triple threat

October 17, 2012

Evidence shows that screening for vascular disease is as important as a focused cardiac evaluation,

Before brain surgery, a couple weds at Providence

August 01, 2012

The trip to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center wasn’t on the schedule. Neither was the wedding. But all that changed for Jamie Amos and Jonathan Tafoya

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.

Providence Estate Planning Seminars

May 02, 2012

The Providence Office of Gift Planning is providing a free 90-minute seminar, at several locations, about the basics of wills and estate planning. At each session, a local estate planning attorney will cover topics such as the advantages and disadvantages of wills and living trusts; probate versus non-probate property; estate taxes; advance directives; and powers of attorney.

President's Club members listen to medical updates

April 30, 2012

Providence physician leaders shared advances in research and patient care.

Cancer research news

April 26, 2012

Read the latest highlights on our researchers.

Ronald and Patricia Peterson Medicine Unit dedicated

April 26, 2012

The Peterson's are recognized for their many years of service and philanthropic support.

My Little Waiting Room turns two

April 12, 2012

My Little Waiting Room at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center provides free on-site child care every weekday.

Providence celebrates growth and expansion of My Little Waiting Room

April 02, 2012

Gets ready to celebrate its second birthday and 10,000th visitor.

Providence physician is the only Oregonian to be named an "Innovation Avisor."

January 06, 2012

Shelley Shoepflin Sanders, M.D. was the driving force for implementing an early warning system that helps save patents’ lives.

Heart failure patients get new option

January 04, 2012

The Joint Commission certifies the center's destination therapy services, enabling greater access to long-term LVAD therapy for suitable patients.

Providence cancer research gets a boost with MedImmune agreement

December 02, 2011

The biotech company will fund further OX40 research developed by Providence scientists.

Providence Festival of Trees bring holiday cheer to Portland

November 23, 2011

Gala and public show attendees support the health care needs of the vulnerable in our community.

Providence to be only site in Oregon for revolutionary heart valve procedure

November 19, 2011

Patients with advanced heart disease and limited treatment options will soon have access to the most progressive cardiac care procedure in the world at Providence Heart and Vascular Institute.

Inaugural Roger Alberty, M.D., Lectureship a success

November 11, 2011

The lectureship will feature experts on quality improvement.

Providence’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Receives National Honor

October 31, 2011

Studies show one of the best ways to keep from having a second heart attack is to hit the treadmill after the first. A strong cardiac rehabilitation program can make a lifesaving difference.

National Quality, Patient Recognition for Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

October 18, 2011

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center earns top honors for quality and consumer feedback. The American College of Surgeons presented their award for...

Providence Heart and Vascular Institute benefits from special event

August 12, 2011

Donors gather to support Providence Heart and Vascular Institute.

Alberty lecture reveals pathways to clinical excellence

July 08, 2011

Inaugural lecture featured a distinguished expert on health care quality, public health and medical economics.

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center hosts annual reunion for tiny patients

July 08, 2011

A reunion celebrates the lives of Providence St. Vincent Medical Center’s tiniest patients.

Music-thanatology celebrates 10th year

July 05, 2011

Using Celtic harps, specially trained music-thanatologists play for end-of-life patients, alleviating pain and emotional distress.

New Providence center focuses on treating valve disorders

June 23, 2011

Providence Heart and Vascular Institute launches a new program to provide the latest treatments and best outcomes for patients with advanced heart valve disease.

Cardiac rehab center hits the ground running

September 01, 2010

TheCardiac Rehabilitation Center at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center has proven to be a big draw for patients and their referring physicians.