Cancer

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

  • 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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  • Federal grant fuels research in harnessing micro-organisms for cancer immunotherapy

    Federal grant fuels research in harnessing micro-organisms for cancer immunotherapy

    Providence researchers awarded funding from National Cancer Institute to study “Bugs as Drugs.”

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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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  • Maintain a healthy gut: Three reasons to see a gastroenterologist

    Maintain a healthy gut: Three reasons to see a gastroenterologist

    Maintaining gut heath is important for overall well-being as well as colon cancer prevention.

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  • Providence first in Pacific NW to achieve national accreditation for Rectal Cancer Program

    Providence first in Pacific NW to achieve national accreditation for Rectal Cancer Program

    Providence Cancer Institute’s Rectal Cancer Program among the first 25 in the nation to earn accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer.

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  • Can photo-immunotherapy improve outcomes in advanced solid tumors?

    Can photo-immunotherapy improve outcomes in advanced solid tumors?

    Providence Cancer Institute to offer a new phase I/II study of a first-in-class photoimmunotherapy for solid tumors that overexpress the epidermal growth factor receptor protein.

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  • Harnessing faith and gratitude to combat advanced-stage colorectal cancer

    Harnessing faith and gratitude to combat advanced-stage colorectal cancer

    Peter Chung, an energetic 42-year-old, never imagined he would be dealing with a cancer diagnosis at such a young age.

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  • The Whipple robotic procedure: A surgeon’s story to help pancreatic cancer patients

    The Whipple robotic procedure: A surgeon’s story to help pancreatic cancer patients

    Providence's Dr. Abbass uses robotics to perform surgeries like the Whipple procedure to help pancreatic cancer patients get back to life. Learn more.

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  • Providence cancer research featured at global oncology conference

    Providence cancer research featured at global oncology conference

    Researchers at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, a division of Providence Cancer Institute, will join oncology professionals around the world for the 2021 ASCO Annual Virtual Conference.

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  • Neuroscience expertise expands in Everett

    Neuroscience expertise expands in Everett

    New technology and neurosurgery expertise available 24/7

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  • Dr. Walter Urba shares his personal path to Providence

    Dr. Walter Urba shares his personal path to Providence

    Immunology leader Dr. Walter Urba talks about his healthcare journey and how Providence is defining the future of personalized care.

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  • Phase II study of neoadjuvant combination therapy for ovarian cancer

    Phase II study of neoadjuvant combination therapy for ovarian cancer

    Providence Cancer Institute to offer phase II clinical trial of neoadjuvant chemotherapy plus immunotherapy for patients with advanced epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer.

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  • Defining the future of personalized care with genomics

    Defining the future of personalized care with genomics

    Providence's Amy Compton-Phillips breaks down how genomics is helping to chart the future of personalized care. Learn more.

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  • 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

    Learn how Providence’s partnership with City of Hope helped 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

    Anton J. Bilchik, MD, PhD at Providence Saint John’s explains 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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