From groundbreaking research to innovative treatments to compassionate care, everything we do at Providence Cancer Institute is for you, our patients. That's why we have expanded and consolidated outpatient cancer services on the 11th floor of our Robert W. Franz Cancer Center at Providence Portland Medical Center.
PROVIDENCE CANCER INSTITUTE – It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Elsie Franz Finley who died Aug. 14, 2018. She was 97 years old.
Researchers at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, or EACRI, and Agonox, Inc. have published groundbreaking work concerning tumor-killing T cells which could greatly improve the immune response in cancer patients – leading to successful treatment of tumors.
In a powerful speech to a packed house, Becky Roth spoke emotionally about the cancer that changed, but didn’t claim, her life. And, despite losing two leg bones used for her jaw reconstruction – and against all odds – she will run in the 2018 Providence Hood to Coast relay race to raise money for cancer research at Providence.
Women with metastatic hormone-receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer who have progressed after treatment with a CDK4/6 inhibitor may qualify for a newly opened immunotherapy study at Providence Cancer Institute.
Adoptive T-cell transfer therapy is emerging as one of the most effective treatments to date for people with advanced melanoma. Now this treatment is available to patients with advanced or recurrent head and neck cancers through a clinical trial at Providence Cancer Institute.
A new phase 3 study at Providence Cancer Institute will compare the effectiveness of three different treatment regimens in men with biochemically recurrent prostate cancer.
Walter J. Urba, M.D., Ph.D.,
Member, director and endowed chair, Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, Providence Cancer Institute
The Earle A....
In his lifetime and through his estate, the late Robert W. Franz gave close to $40 million to Providence Portland Medical Foundation. Providence Cancer Institute has been renamed in his honor.