Seniors

Research-based articles purpose built to give seniors information, guidance and health tips

  • Cancer survivorship: A guide to living with and beyond cancer

    Cancer survivorship: A guide to living with and beyond cancer

    June is National Cancer Survivor Month, but we honor people with cancer, no matter where they are on their journey, every day of the year. Find out about the survivorship program at Providence Cancer

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  • Attend free virtual event on MRI-guided radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer

    Attend free virtual event on MRI-guided radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer

    Providence Cancer Institute presents a free virtual education event about MRI-guided radiation therapy and how it is used to treat pancreatic cancer.

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  • Cancer studies seek to harness the power of the immune system

    Cancer studies seek to harness the power of the immune system

    Explore three innovative studies targeting uveal melanoma, melanoma and head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Learn why these studies offer hope for more effective cancer treatments.

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  • Celebrating World Immunology Day

    Celebrating World Immunology Day

    Providence Cancer Institute researcher shares her journey to immunology and the advice she has for those seeking a career in cancer research.

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  • New vaccine being studied for HPV+ head and neck cancer

    New vaccine being studied for HPV+ head and neck cancer

    Researchers at Providence Cancer Institute are exploring a range of innovative approaches to targeting human papillomavirus-positive head and neck squamous cell cancer.

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  • Celebrating our oncology social workers

    Celebrating our oncology social workers

    In recognition of National Social Work Month, Darlene Corral, LCSW, shares a little insight into the importance of oncology social workers.

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  • Talking to an expert: The crucial role of nutrition in cancer care

    Talking to an expert: The crucial role of nutrition in cancer care

    In honor of National Nutrition Month® Alyssa George, MA, RDN, program manager at Oncology Nutrition, Providence Cancer Institute, talks about the important connection between cancer and nutrition.

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  • How promoting apoptosis in new study may help people with cancer

    How promoting apoptosis in new study may help people with cancer

    In a new clinical trial open at Providence Cancer Institute, the therapy IGM-8444 aims to promote apoptosis, potentially slowing down the growth of DR5-positive tumor cells.

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  • 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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  • Virtual education: Food and common cancer myths

    Virtual education: Food and common cancer myths

    Providence registered dietitian Christina Speaks, MS, RDN, LD, shares valuable information about food and common cancer myths.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • New studies address unmet needs in treating triple-negative breast cancer

    New studies address unmet needs in treating triple-negative breast cancer

    Two new studies available at Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, at division of Providence Cancer Institute of Oregon, to evaluate new treatments for triple-negative breast cancer.

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  • 5 tips to manage medications and prevent falls

    5 tips to manage medications and prevent falls

    Medications can have a variety of side effects that affect people in different ways, including increasing the risk of falls.

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  • Providence to offer senior fall prevention series at Everett YMCA

    Providence to offer senior fall prevention series at Everett YMCA

    The Providence Institute for a Healthier Community is offering a Senior Fall Prevention seminar at the Everett Family YMCA. Join us for an enlightening one-hour seminar designed to provide vital infor

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  • Providence cancer experts offer free educational talks

    Providence cancer experts offer free educational talks

    Virtual talks at Providence highlight MRI-guided radiation therapy for treating breast cancer, pancreatic cancer treatments, and sexual health during and after ovarian cancer.

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