Providence inScope

Clinical insights from Providence Health & Services

  • Providence Cancer Institute in unique position to evolve TCR gene therapy

    Providence Cancer Institute in unique position to evolve TCR gene therapy

    Providence Cancer Institute of Oregon is one of only two academic facilities in the U.S. that currently has investigator-initiated clinical trials targeting cancer mutations using TCR gene therapy.

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  • Providence hires new team, expands neuro-oncology program

    Providence hires new team, expands neuro-oncology program

    Providence Brain and Spine Institute and Providence Cancer Institute have expanded our neuro-oncology program for patients with brain tumors and neurologic complications of cancer.

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  • Current strategies for treating diverticular disease

    Current strategies for treating diverticular disease

    Gastrointestinal surgeons at Providence General Surgery - East perform robotic colon resections for a wide range of diseases, including diverticulitis.

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  • Providence Valve Center patient says her TMVR surgery was “pretty wonderful”

    Providence Valve Center patient says her TMVR surgery was “pretty wonderful”

    Salem resident Sharon Petersen is all too familiar with severe heart disease. She has had two triple bypasses and several other cardiac procedures.

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  • Noteworthy - June 2022

    Noteworthy - June 2022

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  • Westside clinic provides care for myasthenia gravis, other thoracic conditions

    Westside clinic provides care for myasthenia gravis, other thoracic conditions

    Providence Thoracic Oncology Program, including our west-side location in Portland, treats a broad range of thoracic cancers and benign conditions, including myasthenia gravis.

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  • Heart transplants at Providence, highlight on National Donate Life Month

    Heart transplants at Providence, highlight on National Donate Life Month

    Providence Heart Institute has completed 33 heart transplants since we began the Providence Heart Transplant Program in July 2020.

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  • Access to behavioral health services during COVID

    Access to behavioral health services during COVID

    The effects of the COVID pandemic continue to take a toll on the mental wellness of people of all ages.

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  • Reducing surgical waste at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

    Reducing surgical waste at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

    With 80-90 surgeries a day performed at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, we knew there was serious potential to reduce our carbon footprint in our operating rooms.

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  • Providence Medford expands spine services, welcomes new surgeons

    Providence Medford expands spine services, welcomes new surgeons

    Providence Spine Institute in Southern Oregon is expanding services to include eight highly trained surgical partners skilled in minimally invasive surgery and state-of-the-art navigation imagery.

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  • Noteworthy - April 2022

    Noteworthy - April 2022

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  • Providence MS Center celebrates 20 years – and many new advances

    Providence MS Center celebrates 20 years – and many new advances

    As Providence Multiple Sclerosis Center celebrates 20 years of innovation and clinical care, we have made great strides in caring for our 4,000 patients.

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  • New program protects cardiac health of patients undergoing cancer care

    New program protects cardiac health of patients undergoing cancer care

    While many types of cancer treatments save or extend lives, they also may be cardiotoxic and damaging to the heart.

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  • Providence Cancer Institute offers new clinical trial, educational event for women with gynecologic cancers

    Providence Cancer Institute offers new clinical trial, educational event for women with gynecologic cancers

    Providence Cancer Institute provides comprehensive services and compassionate support for patients with gynecologic cancers and complex precancerous conditions.

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  • Noteworthy - February 2022

    Noteworthy - February 2022

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  • More patients with cancer eligible for MRI-guided radiation therapy

    More patients with cancer eligible for MRI-guided radiation therapy

    Providence Cancer Institute has expanded the types of cancer that can be treated with MR Linac technology, which uses MRI-guided radiation that can be modified in real time for pinpoint accuracy.

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  • 24 family medicine physicians offer family-centered maternity care

    24 family medicine physicians offer family-centered maternity care

    For patients who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, having a physician who provides family-centered maternity care offers many advantages.

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  • Providence’s COVID long-haul clinic sees same findings as new study

    Providence’s COVID long-haul clinic sees same findings as new study

    The Providence COVID Recovery Clinic now has served more than 200 patients who are experiencing long-haul COVID-19 symptoms.

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  • Noteworthy - October 2021

    Noteworthy - October 2021

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  • Decreased hospitalizations during COVID-19 associated with increased hospital mortality

    Decreased hospitalizations during COVID-19 associated with increased hospital mortality

    A new Providence study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine found that patients hospitalized for urgent conditions unrelated to COVID-19 died at a higher rate during two COVID-19 surges.

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