Patient Resources

Support Group

The MS Support Group meets for lunch (lunch is provided) at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center from noon-1 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. All 2018 meetings are held in the Stanley Family Conference rooms.


Ask An Expert

Expert Q&A: Multiple Sclerosis

Answers provided by Stanley L. Cohan, M.D., Ph.D., director, Providence Multiple Sclerosis Center at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.

Forms Instructions

Pacific Northwest MS Registry signup

If you or someone you know has multiple sclerosis please join our registry. The information could be used to better understand MS and to improve the health care available to people with this condition.

Proprietary Health Article

Ask an Expert: multiple sclerosis and pregnancy

Providence Multiple Sclerosis Center cares for more MS patients than any other facility in Oregon. A team of MS experts, including neurologists, nurses, therapists and researchers, offers comprehensive and coordinated therapy for patients. The care and support of each patient is designed specifically to address that person’s needs and preferences. For women, especially those who are considering pregnancy or are already pregnant, individualized treatment is especially important. Our experienced providers can help women at any stage in their lives navigate the right MS care for their needs.

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Chronic Disease Fund

The Chronic Disease Fund is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that helps underinsured patients with chronic disease, cancers or life-altering conditions obtain the expensive medications they need. 

ClinicalTrials.gov

ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.

MSWorld.org

We are here to provide support and information about living with multiple sclerosis. MSWorld offers chat, message boards, a resource center, a cultural center waiting for you to share your creativity, and most importantly, a community of people who share your daily challenges. 

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

MSAA is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to enrich the quality of life for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis (MS).

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Portland

At the MSSP, our sole purpose is to help improve the quality of life for those living with MS, including family members and caregivers. We offer a wide range of information to help those dealing with MS to understand the disease

Oregon Chapter of the National MS Society

The Oregon Chapter serves more than 7,000 individuals with MS and their families in Oregon and SW Washington. We mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS.