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4Jan, 2019

Melissa Amundson appeared in Face to Face Magazine

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Melissa Amundson appeared in Face to Face Magazine We are excited to announce Melissa Amundson’s appearance in Face to Face magazine along with MSF and Noma Surgery in Nigeria. We are very proud of her courage and commitment towards helping those with medical needs, no matter where they’re located! In the article, she explains Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)’s mission, in how they provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. MSF is a non-profit, self-governed, member-based organization. It was founded in 1971 by a […]
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7Jun, 2018

Neoadjuvant Anti-OX40 May Prevent Disease Recurrence And Increase Tumor Immunity In Patients With Resectable HNSCC

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Neoadjuvant Anti-OX40 May Prevent Disease Recurrence And Increase Tumor Immunity In Patients With Resectable HNSCC R. Bryan Bell, MD (Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, Providence Cancer Institute, Portland, OR, USA) discussed phase 1b clinical trial (NCT02274155) results investigating efficacy of anti-OX40 (MEDI6469) in the neoadjuvant setting for HNSCC resection candidates. In all, 17 patients (resectable stage III-IVA HNSCC, 11 = HPV-, 6 = HPV+) received three anti-OX40 doses (0.4mg/kg) daily on day 0, 2, and 4 of the study, and then underwent resection between 2 days – 2 weeks after […]
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7May, 2018

Eric Dierks Hosting Annual Meeting In Portland, OR

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Annual Meeting at the Hines Hotel Eric Dierks, President and founding member of the American Academy of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, along with HNSA, are hosting the annual meeting in Portland, OR this year at the Nines Hotel! For more information, click here
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7May, 2018

Dr. Bell and Dr. Crittenden Open NIRT Clinical Trial

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Dr. Bell and Dr. Crittenden R. Bryan Bell and Marka Crittenden MD, Ph.D. (Radiation Oncology) open up their NIRT Clinical Trial at Providence Cancer Center using low dose radiation therapy and immunotherapy BEFORE surgery to better harness the body’s immune response.  This is the first clinical trial of its kind in the world! For more information, click here
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7May, 2018

Edward C. Hinds Memorial Symposium

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Dr. Eric Dierks was recently honored by the University of Texas at Houston as the featured speaker for the 28th Annual Edward C. Hinds Memorial Symposium. Dr. Dierks gave several lectures on new advances in cranio-maxillofacial surgery. For more information, click the following link: Edward Hinds Symposium
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25Apr, 2018

Dr. Amundson is Providing Dental Care in Honduras

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Over 8 years ago, Dr. Dierks participated in the total facial reconstruction of gunshot victim Chrissy Steltz. Ms. Steltz's face, including her eyes, cheeks, nose & upper jaw was blown away at close range from a shotgun blast when she was 16. Ten years and countless surgeries later, Dr. Dierks began a new chapter for Chrissy with a total facial reconstruction and prosthesis.
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25Apr, 2018

Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic

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Please join the American Cancer Society and Providence Cancer Institute for a viewing of the documentary film “Someone You Love.” The showing of the film will be followed by a question-and-answer session with Providence providers including our very own Christina Fratangelo, NP. For more information, click the following link: Someone you Love
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