Cancer

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

  • Multi-indication clinical trials help evaluate new medications for future treatments

    Multi-indication clinical trials help evaluate new medications for future treatments

    Two early phase trials testing the safety and tolerability of new medications may help people with sarcomas, lymphomas and other cancers.

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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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  • New research lab will focus on improving treatments for soft tissue sarcoma

    New research lab will focus on improving treatments for soft tissue sarcoma

    Dr. Jianguo Huang to lead the Preclinical Cancer Therapy Laboratory with a focus on bridging sarcoma research and immunotherapy

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  • Earle A. Chiles Research Institute scientist awarded K22 to develop new lab

    Earle A. Chiles Research Institute scientist awarded K22 to develop new lab

    Providence researcher awarded National Institutes of Health grant to lead a new lab focusing on the discovery of novel inflammatory pathways in cancer that are targets for therapeutic intervention.

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  • Boost cancer prevention and survival through Asian nutritional diet

    Boost cancer prevention and survival through Asian nutritional diet

    Learn about the health benefits of a traditional Asian diet at this free, online education event presented by Providence Cancer Institute and the Asian Health & Service Center.

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  • Ways to protect your skin as summer heats up

    Ways to protect your skin as summer heats up

    Although skin protection is important year-round, the summer is a good time to review helpful tips and tricks to help keep your skin safe while you enjoy the outdoors.

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  • Two studies assess combination treatments for advanced breast cancers

    Two studies assess combination treatments for advanced breast cancers

    Two investigator-initiated trials sponsored by the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute are currently recruiting patients with either advanced HER2-positive or HR positive/HER2 negative breast cancer.

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  • Hotspot TCR-T study of gene-engineered adoptive cell therapy for incurable cancers

    Hotspot TCR-T study of gene-engineered adoptive cell therapy for incurable cancers

    Providence researchers recruit adult patients with solid cancers for phase I clinical trial of genetically engineered, adoptively transferred T cells.

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  • Novel immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer employed by Providence researchers featured in New England Journal of Medicine

    Novel immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer employed by Providence researchers featured in New England Journal of Medicine

    Adoptive cell therapy study at Providence Cancer Institute gives hope to woman with metastatic pancreatic cancer. Results may lead to new treatments and longer lives for people with advanced cancers.

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  • Creating Hope 2022 introduces next generation of immunotherapy

    Creating Hope 2022 introduces next generation of immunotherapy

    A Florida woman with advanced pancreatic cancer is hopeful after receiving an experimental treatment in a clinical trial at Providence Cancer Institute that shrunk her tumors.

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  • Learn about ovarian cancer treatment and research at virtual patient education event

    Learn about ovarian cancer treatment and research at virtual patient education event

    Ovarian Cancer Alliance and Providence Cancer Institute to host free education event on June 29 for ovarian cancer patients and their caregivers.

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  • Clinical trials: Leading breakthroughs in cancer research

    Clinical trials: Leading breakthroughs in cancer research

    May 20 is International Clinical Trials Day. Clinical trials are evidence-based studies in people that result in the biggest breakthroughs in cancer research.

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  • Studies will evaluate combination therapies for two types of melanoma

    Studies will evaluate combination therapies for two types of melanoma

    Two new clinical trials available at Providence will evaluate whether a combination of medications are effective and safe therapies for people with metastatic melanoma and metastatic uveal melanoma.

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  • Providence Medication Assistance Program saves patients $3.5 million in 2021

    Providence Medication Assistance Program saves patients $3.5 million in 2021

    Grays Harbor man an example of the benefits of the Providence Medication Assistance Program.

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  • Oregon hosts global immunology conference featuring Providence immuno-oncology research

    Oregon hosts global immunology conference featuring Providence immuno-oncology research

    Researchers of the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, a division of Providence Cancer Institute of Oregon, will present their latest cancer immunotherapy data at Immunology2022 in May.

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  • Celebrating what it means to be a nurse

    Celebrating what it means to be a nurse

    Providence nurses Cynthia Clements and Chris Cothran share what keeps them motivated in the ever-changing nursing environment.

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  • New study evaluates immunoradiotherapy treatment for head and neck cancer patients

    New study evaluates immunoradiotherapy treatment for head and neck cancer patients

    Investigator-initiated clinical trial at Providence Cancer Institute to evaluate the safety and efficacy of using a combination of immunotherapy and radiation therapy on tumors.

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  • Living Well with Mantle Cell Lymphoma

    Living Well with Mantle Cell Lymphoma

    Register for a free virtual education event on April 19 for Mantle Cell Lymphoma patients, presented by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and Providence Cancer Institute of Oregon.

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  • Answering men’s prostate cancer questions

    Answering men’s prostate cancer questions

    Urologist James Kuan, MD explains the ABCs of prostate cancer, including screening, early detection and potential side effects of treatment.

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  • Study to evaluate effect of immunotherapy in blood cancer

    Study to evaluate effect of immunotherapy in blood cancer

    A new phase I clinical trial available at Providence Cancer Institute of Oregon will evaluate the efficacy of new immunotherapy designed to modulate the immune system in blood cancer patients.

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