Cancer

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

  • 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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  • Celebrating Women in Science

    Celebrating Women in Science

    In honor of International Day of Women and Girls in Science we highlight a researcher at Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, the research arm of Providence Cancer Institute.

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  • Register for a free virtual education talk on food and common cancer myths

    Register for a free virtual education talk on food and common cancer myths

    Providence Cancer Institute registered dietitian to present a free virtual education talk on nutrition in March.

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  • Studies address need for more treatment options in endometrial cancer and AML

    Studies address need for more treatment options in endometrial cancer and AML

    New study evaluates immunotherapy in combination with other medications in people with endometrial cancer, and a phase I trial for people with AML assesses a non-engineered natural killer cell therapy

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  • Side by Side

    Side by Side

    Twin sisters Kerrie and Kristine face breast cancer and a genetic risk of stomach cancer together.

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  • Documentary film features Providence patients, researchers in pursuit of revolutionary cancer therapy

    Documentary film features Providence patients, researchers in pursuit of revolutionary cancer therapy

    "Within Reach: The Fight to Finish Cancer" follows patient participants and teams of researchers and clinicians at Providence Cancer Institute working to create a living drug for incurable cancers.

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  • Promising results of amivantamab studies appear in high-profile journals

    Promising results of amivantamab studies appear in high-profile journals

    New articles co-authored by Dr. Rachel Sanborn feature amivantamab studies for people with NSCLC.

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  • A remarkable year of engagement and advancements at Providence Cancer Institute

    A remarkable year of engagement and advancements at Providence Cancer Institute

    Highlights from 2023 events, achievements and advancements at Providence Cancer Institute.

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  • Helping Patients Breathe Easier

    Helping Patients Breathe Easier

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  • Meet Dr. Anderson: At home in Hood River, on a trail, beach or mountaintop

    Meet Dr. Anderson: At home in Hood River, on a trail, beach or mountaintop

    Providence hematology oncologist and outdoors enthusiast Eric C. Anderson, M.D., shares his love of the Pacific Northwest and his philosophy of care for patients.

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  • How healthcare experiences impact preventative mammography: An interview with CORE's Monique Gill

    How healthcare experiences impact preventative mammography: An interview with CORE's Monique Gill

    In a new interview, Providence CORE researcher Monique Gill discusses CORE’s research on the links between healthcare experiences and engagement with mammography.

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  • Immunotherapies for GI and lung cancers evaluated in new studies

    Immunotherapies for GI and lung cancers evaluated in new studies

    A study for people with GI cancers and two studies for people with advanced and early-stage lung cancer hope to develop better treatment options with the help of immunotherapy.

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  • Joe Arrington Cancer Research & Treatment Center Earns FACT Re-Accreditation

    Joe Arrington Cancer Research & Treatment Center Earns FACT Re-Accreditation

    JACC earned re-accreditation for stem cell therapy treatment program.

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  • Genomic testing can improve outcomes for people with advanced cancer, study shows

    Genomic testing can improve outcomes for people with advanced cancer, study shows

    Providence researchers say comprehensive genomic profiling can be pivotal in identifying gene mutations in a patient and tailoring personalized treatment strategies.

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  • Providence researchers contribute to 21 studies at SITC2023

    Providence researchers contribute to 21 studies at SITC2023

    SITC 2023 provides a glimpse into scientific advances and breakthroughs in cancer immunotherapy by researchers from around the world.

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