Seniors

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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Long-term care planning at Providence

    Long-term care planning at Providence

    Providence helps older adults build long-term care plans that are right for them as they age.

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  • A Walk Around the Mall - Courtland's Story

    A Walk Around the Mall - Courtland's Story

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  • How you can stay at home as you age

    How you can stay at home as you age

    “Aging in place” means staying at your home as you grow older. Learn how to stay healthy as you age and how you can plan for staying at home.

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  • It’s time to talk about advance directives

    It’s time to talk about advance directives

    Advance care directives outline your wishes for end-of-life medical care when you’re unable to speak for yourself.

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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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  • New research brings hope for detecting and preventing Alzheimer’s disease

    New research brings hope for detecting and preventing Alzheimer’s disease

    A new blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease is on the horizon, and recent research shows how you can lower your risk for the disease.

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  • How to create a healthy bucket list for retirement

    How to create a healthy bucket list for retirement

    Changes that come with retirement and aging can impact mental wellness. Learn how to set goals that help you stay more motivated, engaged and happy.

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  • How to embrace healthy aging with healthy habits

    How to embrace healthy aging with healthy habits

    With simple, adaptable lifestyle choices and habits, you can pave the way for a healthier aging journey.

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