Reach the Beach May 20

Support the fight against lung cancer and spend the day exploring Oregon by bike at one of Oregon's premier cycling events. Ride with us.

Colorectal cancer screening saves lives

The risk for colorectal cancer is real for both men and women. Understanding your risk is the best way to prevent it, and early detection is the best way to treat it. Learn more about facts, risk factors and screening options.

Providence Cancer Center researchers make two key immunotherapy discoveries

The two pieces of work cover two of the major efforts we have going on here … we’re always trying to think about the biology of cancer and the immune system,” said Dr. Walter Urba, M.D., Ph. D.

Providence becomes first in northwest to implant world's smallest pacemaker

The Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System is one-tenth the size of traditional pacemakers – about the size of a large vitamin. It does not require the use of wires to connect to the heart, and does not require a surgical incision in the chest.

Cancer vaccine passes first test

Meet two of the volunteers in the trial of a new brain cancer vaccine being conducted by Providence. Having safely completed their first four infusions, doctors call them heroic trailblazers.

Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center

Providence is now part of an elite group with a Comprehensive Stroke Center certified by The Joint Commission for delivering the highest level of care to complex stroke patients.

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