Cancer

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

  • Providence researchers contribute study findings at ASCO 2024 meeting, May 31- June 3

    Providence researchers contribute study findings at ASCO 2024 meeting, May 31- June 3

    The annual meeting of cancer experts is a platform to collaborate and accelerate cancer research findings into clinical applications.

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  • Covenant Health Earns APEx Accreditation for Radiation Oncology Services

    Covenant Health Earns APEx Accreditation for Radiation Oncology Services

    The radiation oncology team at Joe Arrington Cancer Center is awarded APEx Accreditation for excellent care.

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  • Cancer studies seek to harness the power of the immune system effectively

    Cancer studies seek to harness the power of the immune system effectively

    Explore three innovative studies targeting uveal melanoma, melanoma and head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Learn why these studies offer hope for more effective cancer treatments.

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  • Providence Regional Cancer System Patient Navigator Focuses on Head and Neck Cancers

    Providence Regional Cancer System Patient Navigator Focuses on Head and Neck Cancers

    Patient Navigators provide a wealth of information and support to patients and families at all three Providence oncology locations: Lacey, Centralia and Aberdeen.

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  • Providence Swedish advanced lung-cancer technology surpasses 500 patients served

    Providence Swedish advanced lung-cancer technology surpasses 500 patients served

    ​​​​​​​Ion robot-assisted bronchoscopy and Lung Nodule Clinic continue to ease patients’ way

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  • Celebrating World Immunology Day

    Celebrating World Immunology Day

    Providence Cancer Institute researcher shares her journey to immunology and the advice she has for those seeking a career in cancer research.

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  • Knowledge is Power

    Knowledge is Power

    Genetic testing provides insight into inherited health risks.

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  • The Ion Robot: Revolutionizing lung cancer diagnostics

    The Ion Robot: Revolutionizing lung cancer diagnostics

    Precision technology empowers early detection for improved patient outcomes

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  • New vaccine being studied for HPV+ head and neck cancer

    New vaccine being studied for HPV+ head and neck cancer

    Researchers at Providence Cancer Institute are exploring a range of innovative approaches to targeting human papillomavirus-positive head and neck squamous cell cancer.

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  • Synergy at the Advanced Care Center

    Synergy at the Advanced Care Center

    With five specialty practices under one roof, patients experience optimal care with maximum convenience at the Providence Advanced Care Center.

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  • Celebrating our oncology social workers

    Celebrating our oncology social workers

    In recognition of National Social Work Month, Darlene Corral, LCSW, shares a little insight into the importance of oncology social workers.

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  • Providence Alaska to host colorectal cancer awareness event March 26

    Providence Alaska to host colorectal cancer awareness event March 26

    The Providence Cancer Center is hosting an event to help raise awareness about colorectal cancer 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Providence Health Park.

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  • Talking to an expert: The crucial role of nutrition in cancer care

    Talking to an expert: The crucial role of nutrition in cancer care

    In honor of National Nutrition Month® Alyssa George, MA, RDN, program manager at Oncology Nutrition, Providence Cancer Institute, talks about the important connection between cancer and nutrition.

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  • How promoting apoptosis in new study may help people with cancer

    How promoting apoptosis in new study may help people with cancer

    In a new clinical trial open at Providence Cancer Institute, the therapy IGM-8444 aims to promote apoptosis, potentially slowing down the growth of DR5-positive tumor cells.

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  • Dose-escalation studies aspire to fill gaps in cancer treatment options

    Dose-escalation studies aspire to fill gaps in cancer treatment options

    Two early phase trials available at Providence Cancer Institute to evaluate escalating doses of different potential cancer treatments in patients with advanced solid tumors.

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  • FDA approves cellular therapy, offering hope to more people with cancer

    FDA approves cellular therapy, offering hope to more people with cancer

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved an adoptive cell therapy for adult patients with melanoma that has spread to other parts of the body (metastatic).

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  • Gateway Food Pantry provides meals and hope to those in need

    Gateway Food Pantry provides meals and hope to those in need

    Supporting thousands of patients experiencing food insecurity, a converted space at Providence Gateway Internal Medicine clinic is filled with fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, milk, eggs and more.

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  • Leading the Way in Early Cancer Detection

    Leading the Way in Early Cancer Detection

    ​​​​​​​Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has opened a Multi-Cancer Early Detection Clinic, the first of its kind in the San Fernando Valley.

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  • Providence oncology nurse practitioner receives Values in Action Award

    Providence oncology nurse practitioner receives Values in Action Award

    Jamie Zilverberg, MSN, FNP, AOCNP, receives the prestigious 2024 Values in Action Award, the highest honor given at Providence St. Joseph Health.

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  • Innovating cancer care: A new and improved approach to lung cancer treatment

    Innovating cancer care: A new and improved approach to lung cancer treatment

    The Ion Robotic Bronchoscopy System, a new surgical technology, is improving early screening, detection and treatment of lung cancer – which means a better chance of survival.

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