Expert Tips and Cancer Resources

Covenant Health Earns APEx Accreditation for Radiation Oncology Services
5/21/2024
The radiation oncology team at Joe Arrington Cancer Center is awarded APEx Accreditation for excellent care.
Providence Regional Cancer System Patient Navigator Focuses on Head and Neck Cancers
5/9/2024
Patient Navigators provide a wealth of information and support to patients and families at all three Providence oncology locations: Lacey, Centralia and Aberdeen.
Providence Swedish advanced lung-cancer technology surpasses 500 patients served
5/1/2024
​​​​​​​Ion robot-assisted bronchoscopy and Lung Nodule Clinic continue to ease patients’ way
Celebrating World Immunology Day
4/26/2024
Providence Cancer Institute researcher shares her journey to immunology and the advice she has for those seeking a career in cancer research.
Knowledge is Power
Genetic testing provides insight into inherited health risks.
The Ion Robot: Revolutionizing lung cancer diagnostics
4/17/2024
Precision technology empowers early detection for improved patient outcomes
New vaccine being studied for HPV+ head and neck cancer
5/7/2024
Researchers at Providence Cancer Institute are exploring a range of innovative approaches to targeting human papillomavirus-positive head and neck squamous cell cancer.
Synergy at the Advanced Care Center
4/8/2024
With five specialty practices under one roof, patients experience optimal care with maximum convenience at the Providence Advanced Care Center.
Celebrating our oncology social workers
3/25/2024
In recognition of National Social Work Month, Darlene Corral, LCSW, shares a little insight into the importance of oncology social workers.
Providence Alaska to host colorectal cancer awareness event March 26
3/25/2024
The Providence Cancer Center is hosting an event to help raise awareness about colorectal cancer 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Providence Health Park.
Talking to an expert: The crucial role of nutrition in cancer care
3/19/2024
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.
How promoting apoptosis in new study may help people with cancer
3/21/2024
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.
Dose-escalation studies aspire to fill gaps in cancer treatment options
2/26/2024
Two early phase trials available at Providence Cancer Institute to evaluate escalating doses of different potential cancer treatments in patients with advanced solid tumors.
FDA approves cellular therapy, offering hope to more people with cancer
3/6/2024
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).
Gateway Food Pantry provides meals and hope to those in need
2/21/2024
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.
Leading the Way in Early Cancer Detection
2/19/2024
​​​​​​​Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has opened a Multi-Cancer Early Detection Clinic, the first of its kind in the San Fernando Valley.
Providence oncology nurse practitioner receives Values in Action Award
2/12/2024
Jamie Zilverberg, MSN, FNP, AOCNP, receives the prestigious 2024 Values in Action Award, the highest honor given at Providence St. Joseph Health.
Innovating cancer care: A new and improved approach to lung cancer treatment
2/8/2024
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.
Celebrating Women in Science
5/3/2024
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.
Virtual education: Food and common cancer myths
3/14/2024
Providence registered dietitian Christina Speaks, MS, RDN, LD, shares valuable information about food and common cancer myths.
Studies address need for more treatment options in endometrial cancer and AML
1/24/2024
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
Side by Side
Twin sisters Kerrie and Kristine face breast cancer and a genetic risk of stomach cancer together.
Documentary film features Providence patients, researchers in pursuit of revolutionary cancer therapy
1/10/2024
"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.
Promising results of amivantamab studies appear in high-profile journals
3/13/2024
New articles co-authored by Dr. Rachel Sanborn feature amivantamab studies for people with NSCLC.
A remarkable year of engagement and advancements at Providence Cancer Institute
1/10/2024
Highlights from 2023 events, achievements and advancements at Providence Cancer Institute.
Helping Patients Breathe Easier
12/5/2023
Meet Dr. Anderson: At home in Hood River, on a trail, beach or mountaintop
12/13/2023
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.
How healthcare experiences impact preventative mammography: An interview with CORE's Monique Gill
11/30/2023
In a new interview, Providence CORE researcher Monique Gill discusses CORE’s research on the links between healthcare experiences and engagement with mammography.
Immunotherapies for GI and lung cancers evaluated in new studies
11/20/2023
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.
Joe Arrington Cancer Research & Treatment Center Earns FACT Re-Accreditation
11/9/2023
JACC earned re-accreditation for stem cell therapy treatment program.