Posts Tagged ‘South Waterfront District’

An evergreen ‘topping out’ for the Knight Cancer Research Building

(OHSU/Joe Rojas-Burke)   Ironworkers placed the final steel beam onto the Knight Cancer Research Building on Monday. And in the “topping out” tradition, members of Ironworkers Local 29 signed the beam and affixed a live fir tree and a U.S. flag before hoisting it into position seven stories above Portland’s South Waterfront District.

Video series tells the story of OHSU’s new home for healing

McKenna, an incredibly optimistic 11-year-old, has had 16 surgeries and continues to cope with the after-effects of brain cancer. Sarah’s doctors have called her recovery from aggressive brain cancer a miracle. Carolyn, a multiple myeloma patient, and her husband Dennis had to leave their home in Bend for nearly two months for her to receive treatment. Their stories convey what it means to have a home for healing during times of crisis. They are told … Read More

Targeting leukemia with drug combinations

Targeting leukemia with drug combinations

Cancer researchers have devised a way to rapidly screen combinations of drugs to identify pairs of agents most likely to work synergistically against some of the most difficult to treat forms of leukemia.