Cancer

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

  • Providence cancer researchers highlighted at ASCO20: Virtual

    Providence cancer researchers highlighted at ASCO20: Virtual

    Researchers at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, a division of Providence Cancer Institute in Portland, Oregon, will join oncology professionals around the world for the 2020 ASCO Virtual Scient

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  • Lymphedema surgeon pioneers treatment and hope

    Lymphedema surgeon pioneers treatment and hope

    At Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance, a surgeon gives patients a new and improved life.

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  • Early Phase Immunotherapy Studies for High-Risk Skin Cancers

    Early Phase Immunotherapy Studies for High-Risk Skin Cancers

    Providence Cancer Institute is one of a handful of centers offering two early phase studies evaluating combination immunotherapy for patients with rare and high-risk skin cancers.

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  • HPV of The Mouth: What it Means and How to Treat It

    HPV of The Mouth: What it Means and How to Treat It

    The Human Papilloma Virus, or HPV, is a virus that can infect cells lining the back of your mouth. In some cases, the virus can cause some cells to turn cancerous, which means they continue to grow un

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  • Mission Hospital Leonard Cancer Institute Announces New Early Stage Lung Cancer Test

    Mission Hospital Leonard Cancer Institute Announces New Early Stage Lung Cancer Test

    Mission Hospital has announced that its Leonard Cancer Institute now has access to DetermaRx, formerly known as the Razar treatment stratification test.

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  • Keep your digestive tract happy with a colon-friendly diet

    Keep your digestive tract happy with a colon-friendly diet

    Nutrient-dense, high-fiber foods can help keep your colon healthy—and lower your risk for cancer and other conditions such as constipation and diverticulitis.

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  • Schedule these 10 health tests when you turn 65

    Schedule these 10 health tests when you turn 65

    Learn the top 10 health tests seniors need to address issues before they become serious threats to enjoying an active and healthy life.

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  • Cervical cancer prevention: The good news

    Cervical cancer prevention: The good news

    During Cervical Health Awareness Month, Providence offers a reminder about the importance of early HPV vaccination and regular screening for cervical cancer.

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  • Immunotherapy studies open for triple-negative breast cancer

    Immunotherapy studies open for triple-negative breast cancer

    Emerging research is finding that immunotherapy may extend survival for some women with triple-negative breast cancer.

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  • A new approach for recurrent head/neck cancer

    A new approach for recurrent head/neck cancer

    The light-activated drug ASP-1929 is showing promise as a potential new treatment for people with recurrent head and neck cancers.

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  • Breast cancer immunotherapy breakthrough

    Breast cancer immunotherapy breakthrough

    Providence Cancer Institute’s commitment to advancing immunotherapy research and clinical trials is, again, making a difference in the lives of cancer patients at home and around the world.

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  • 10 Health Care Trends To Watch In 2020

    10 Health Care Trends To Watch In 2020

    With 2020 shaping up to be another big year for health care, executives at Providence, one of the largest health systems in the country, today released their annual New Year’s predictions.

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  • Preventing cancer with a much-needed vaccine

    Preventing cancer with a much-needed vaccine

    The Partners for Healthy Kids van at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Centers San Pedro and Torrance is devoting resources to improve HPV vaccination rates in the South Bay.

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  • New Clinical Institutes establish consistency and excellence

    New Clinical Institutes establish consistency and excellence

    The Clinical Institutes share resources across the seven-state Providence Health system resulting in a high-quality experience for patients, with predictable costs and outcomes.

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  • Mission Hospital Opens Doors to New $80 Million Leonard Cancer Institute in South Orange County

    Mission Hospital Opens Doors to New $80 Million Leonard Cancer Institute in South Orange County

    State-of-the-art 100,000+ square foot cancer center in Mission Viejo will provide one-stop access to a suite of preventive services, clinical trials, cutting edge treatments and targeted therapies

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  • Movember: Whiskers for a cause

    Movember: Whiskers for a cause

    Movember not only brings out the moustache that every wife and girlfriend loves, but also brings men’s health to the forefront. Learn more.

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  • What vaping does to your lungs

    What vaping does to your lungs

    Is there a link between vaping and lung cancer? Experts weigh in on the latest about e-cigarettes and their effects on your lungs.

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  • How thyroid disorders impact women’s health

    How thyroid disorders impact women’s health

    Learn the ways an over- or underactive thyroid can affect women including menstruation, fertility, pregnancy and postpartum health.

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  • Sunscreen 101: Tips for choosing the right skin protection

    Sunscreen 101: Tips for choosing the right skin protection

    If you’re confused about how to pick a sunscreen, you’re not alone. Here’s some practical advice to help you sort through the sprays and lotions and understand the alphabet soup of SPF, UVA and...

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  • 5 Things to Know About Breast Reconstruction Surgery

    5 Things to Know About Breast Reconstruction Surgery

    Weighing the decision of a breast reconstruction surgery after cancer or another health condition can be difficult. Here are 5 things to know.

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