Expert Tips and Cancer Resources

Synergy at the Advanced Care Center
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
​​​​​​​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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
Highlights from 2023 events, achievements and advancements at Providence Cancer Institute.
Helping Patients Breathe Easier
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.
How healthcare experiences impact preventative mammography: An interview with CORE's Monique Gill
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
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
JACC earned re-accreditation for stem cell therapy treatment program.
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.
Providence researchers contribute to 21 studies at SITC2023
SITC 2023 provides a glimpse into scientific advances and breakthroughs in cancer immunotherapy by researchers from around the world.
Genetic testing helped one mom fight breast cancer early
Genetic testing can help you learn your risk for cancer early, when you can better fight it. One mom credits genetic testing with saving her life.
Watch a free virtual talk on lung cancer prevention and treatment
Providence Cancer Institute lung cancer expert to present a virtual education talk on lung cancer screening, prevention and latest treatments.
5 Must-Know Breast Cancer Facts
Breast surgeon Lorena Gonzalez, MD, is a trusted adviser to patients, in part because she’s been in their shoes. Here she shares key information women should know.
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.
A recent study found rising cancer rates among younger adults. What to know.
A recent study found an increased prevalence of cancer in people under 50. The study noted increases of endocrine, gastrointestinal and breast cancers in people between the ages of 30 and 39.