Providence Cancer Team

The Providence Cancer Team is committed to bringing you the most up-to-date insights about treatments, prevention, care and support available. We know cancer diagnoses strain you both mentally and physically, and we hope to provide a small piece of hope to you or your loved ones who are fighting the cancer battle with useful and clinically-backed advice.

  • A mission fit for a Dream Team: Encouraging colorectal cancer screening in at-risk communities

    A mission fit for a Dream Team: Encouraging colorectal cancer screening in at-risk communities

    Rates of colorectal cancer are rising, particularly among Black, Brown and Indigenous young men. Learn how Providence and SU2C are tackling this challenge.

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  • The three most common childhood cancers

    The three most common childhood cancers

    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. We talk about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for three of the most common cancers in children.

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  • Understand How to Protect Yourself from UV Ray Exposure and Reduce Sunburn

    Understand How to Protect Yourself from UV Ray Exposure and Reduce Sunburn

    UV ray exposure contributes to millions of skin cancer cases each year. Learn how to protect your skin to reduce your sunburn and skin cancer risks.

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  • Is your gut trying to tell you something?

    Is your gut trying to tell you something?

    Don't ignore these gut warning signs. Providence shares six digestive health symptoms that could indicate a serious health problem.

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  • The truth about colorectal cancer

    The truth about colorectal cancer

    Providence shares important facts that debunk common myths and misconceptions about colorectal cancer.

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  • Am I at risk for colorectal cancer? What can I do to lower my risk?

    Am I at risk for colorectal cancer? What can I do to lower my risk?

    In the United States, the average lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is about 5 percent, or one in 20. You may be at higher risk if one or more of the following factors apply to you..

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  •  Prevention is key to cancer treatment – Don't delay screenings

    Prevention is key to cancer treatment – Don't delay screenings

    National Cancer Prevention Awareness Month offers an excellent reminder to schedule regular cancer screenings.

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  • Four steps you can take to prevent colon cancer

    Four steps you can take to prevent colon cancer

    One of the things that makes cancer so frightening is that its causes are so often unknown or out of our control. With colorectal cancer, though, much is within our control.

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  • Cancer and your risk of COVID-19

    Cancer and your risk of COVID-19

    Navigating cancer treatments is overwhelming at any time, but especially during a pandemic. Get the facts about your risk of COVID-19.

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  • Novel therapies offer new hope for children with cancer

    Novel therapies offer new hope for children with cancer

    Research studies and treatments at Providence lead the way in breakthroughs for pediatric cancer patients.

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  • What happens after your child is diagnosed with cancer?

    What happens after your child is diagnosed with cancer?

    Providence Sacred Heart Hospital provides holistic care and support programs for children with cancer and their loved ones.

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  • At the forefront of oncology: How Providence is changing the game

    At the forefront of oncology: How Providence is changing the game

    Comprehensive genomic profiling is driving innovation and changing diagnostics across Providence's 51-hospital system.

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  • Eating to combat cancer: The Providence Thrivorship program

    Eating to combat cancer: The Providence Thrivorship program

    Learn how the Providence Thrivorship program offers one-on-one counseling and free classes on holistic wellness and nutrition.

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  • Finding the strength to seek care during the pandemic

    Finding the strength to seek care during the pandemic

    Getting regular health screenings is critical for early diagnosis and treatment even during a pandemic.

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  • Patient with stage 4 pancreatic cancer shatters clinical trial records

    Patient with stage 4 pancreatic cancer shatters clinical trial records

    The Providence Regional Cancer System sets new standards of success for pancreatic cancer clinical research program.

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  • Preventing Death from Colorectal Cancer

    Preventing Death from Colorectal Cancer

    Anton J. Bilchik, MD, PhD at Providence Saint John’s explains why timely colorectal cancer screening is important.

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  • An expert breakdown of pancreatic cancer

    An expert breakdown of pancreatic cancer

    Cancer expert Paul Hanson, MD, explains the two main types of pancreatic cancer and the progress that researchers are making to develop more effective therapies.

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  • Don't delay life-saving cancer screenings

    Don't delay life-saving cancer screenings

    Routine cancer screenings can detect cancer in its early stages – before you begin to develop symptoms. Read why it’s important to stay on top of screenings during COVID.

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