Cancer

Clinical insights, innovative procedures, and tips for helping to prevent and treat cancer

  • Protect yourself from advanced lung cancer

    Protect yourself from advanced lung cancer

    Low-dose CT screening offers reassurance to people at high risk for the disease.

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  • World-class cancer care close to home

    World-class cancer care close to home

    Providence Little Company of Mary's partnership with City of Hope helps a patient reduce his commute and spend more time doing what he loves.

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  • Neoadjuvant combination therapy for triple-negative breast cancer

    Neoadjuvant combination therapy for triple-negative breast cancer

    A phase II, investigator-initiated clinical trial at Providence Cancer Institute aims to improve survival for patients with triple-negative breast cancer. The trial is available only at Providence.

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  • Studying Disparities in Breast Cancer Screening

    Studying Disparities in Breast Cancer Screening

    With funding from the Kuni Foundation, the Center for Outcomes Research & Education (CORE) will investigate disparities in breast cancer screening rates.

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  • Preventing Death from Colorectal Cancer

    Preventing Death from Colorectal Cancer

    We asked Anton J. Bilchik, MD, PhD, director of our gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary program at Providence Saint John’s, to explain why timely colorectal cancer screening is important.

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  • Reaching more women: A story of healing after gynecologic cancer

    Reaching more women: A story of healing after gynecologic cancer

    When a woman discovers she has ovarian, uterine or another gynecologic cancer, she needs every source of help to heal. Providence Holy Cross Medical Center and City of Hope offer comprehensive care.

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  • Integrative cancer care: Perspectives from unsung heroes

    Integrative cancer care: Perspectives from unsung heroes

    A dietitian and a physical therapist share their experiences in helping patients finish cancer. Learn more.

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  • Providence researchers demonstrate antibodies to COVID-19 in breast milk of mothers following vaccination

    Providence researchers demonstrate antibodies to COVID-19 in breast milk of mothers following vaccination

    A new pilot study at Providence Cancer Institute provides promising results of a potential immune benefit for infants from lactating mothers who have received a COVID-19 vaccine.

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  • Combination therapy for metastatic thyroid cancer

    Combination therapy for metastatic thyroid cancer

    New clinical trial at Providence Cancer Institute combining targeted therapy with checkpoint immunotherapy for patients with metastatic thyroid cancer.

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  • $2M endowed chair funded to help develop new treatments at Providence Cancer Institute

    $2M endowed chair funded to help develop new treatments at Providence Cancer Institute

    Michael Kelley Endowed Chair for Cancer Research awarded to Providence Cancer Institute radiation oncologist, Dr. Marka Crittenden.

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  • Register now for SITC Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ Live Virtual Program

    Register now for SITC Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ Live Virtual Program

    Attendees will have an opportunity to connect with experts in the immunotherapy field at the live virtual event held on Thursday, April 8, 2021.

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  • Teaming with Microsoft to combat the flu

    Teaming with Microsoft to combat the flu

    Providence and MSFT team to combat the flu. Learn more.

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  • Melanoma studies: can adjuvant immunotherapy improve recurrence-free survival?

    Melanoma studies: can adjuvant immunotherapy improve recurrence-free survival?

    Three new studies at Providence Cancer Institute will investigate the benefits of adjuvant immunotherapy for patients with completely resected melanoma who are at high risk of recurrence.

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  • How to be on the lookout for basal cell carcinoma

    How to be on the lookout for basal cell carcinoma

    Basal cell carcinoma most often appears in older adults. Learn about risk factors, skin exams and what to look for.

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  • First “Jaw in a Day” surgery on West Coast for oral cancer

    First “Jaw in a Day” surgery on West Coast for oral cancer

    Providence Cancer Institute oral, head and neck surgeons have successfully completed the Jaw in a Day® procedure on a patient with a malignant tumor. The first surgical team to do so on the West Coast

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  • Take charge of your cervical health

    Take charge of your cervical health

    Providence urges women to take charge of their cervical health with testing and vaccination aimed at preventing cervical cancer.

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  • Holiday roundup: Staying safe, caring for loved ones and eating well

    Holiday roundup: Staying safe, caring for loved ones and eating well

    End of year roundup of articles to help you and your family stay safe, healthy, and happy during the holidays. Read more.

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  • How robotic surgery is helping the fight against lung cancer

    How robotic surgery is helping the fight against lung cancer

    Recently, Providence leaders in thoracic care hosted a LinkedIn Live event to talk about the impact the Da Vinci robotic surgery technology has had on lung cancer treatments.

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  • New studies aim to improve treatments for advanced breast cancer

    New studies aim to improve treatments for advanced breast cancer

    Advancements in treatment and early detection have improved survival for women diagnosed with breast cancer. For patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer, better therapies are needed

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  • Providence researchers featured at cancer immunotherapy conference

    Providence researchers featured at cancer immunotherapy conference

    Investigators present latest research in cancer immunotherapy, receive noteworthy awards, at the 35th annual meeting of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer.

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