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About the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, known as one of the pioneers in personalized cancer medicine, is an international leader in research and cancer treatment. Driven by its mission to end cancer as we know it, the institute is building upon its expertise in targeted treatments to advance the early detection of cancer when the disease is most treatable. ;

A Team Approach to Cancer

A Team Approach to Cancer

Cancer takes many forms. Although cancer diagnoses and cancer treatments may vary, one thing remains constant: our commitment to the health and well-being of our patients. Experts at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute work together to develop your treatment plan - personalized medicine that means drugs are customized for your cancer and DNA, advanced radiation treatment that protects healthy cells, and nurse navigators who guide you through cancer treatments.

Our experts conduct cancer research in all areas of cancer care, from advances in breast cancer and lung cancer to new treatments for leukemia and prostate and colorectal cancer. Our doctors focus their efforts, and treat patients, in a single area of cancer. No other place in Oregon offers such a range of expertise and specialization for cancer treatment.

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Changing the Face of Cancer With Personalized Medicine

Dr. Grover Bagby, founder of OHSU Knight Cancer Institute talks about the progress in personalized medicine for cancer patients.

Every doctor, nurse, researcher and educator at OHSU Knight Cancer Institute takes your cancer treatment personally. Dr. Grover Bagby, founder of OHSU Knight Cancer Institute talks about the progress in personalized medicine for cancer patients.
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OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Patient Power Programs

Patient Power: Hear from our patients, doctors and researchers about personalized medicine treatments and cancer research at OHSU Knight Cancer Institute. From treatment options to research discoveries, we’re personalizing cancer medicine.

Hear from our patients, doctors and researchers about personalized medicine treatments and cancer research happening at OHSU Knight Cancer Institute. Learn More


NCI Designated Cancer Center

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center.

With the latest cancer treatments, technologies and clinical trials, including personalized medicine, we are the only cancer center in Oregon designated by the National Cancer Institute – an honor earned only by the nation’s top cancer centers.

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The End of Cancer is Within Reach

Brian Druker - The End of Cancer is Within Reach

Hear from Dr. Druker on what’s happening now with cancer care and research, and what will happen in the future in our fight to end cancer as we know it.

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“If we understand what drives the growth of cancer, we can target that abnormality with a safe, effective treatment.” - Dr. Brian Druker, Director, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute.


New Knowledge, New Hope

New Knowledge, New Hope at OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Today the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is focusing on four cancer research areas: cancer biology, or how the disease works; blood cancers, such as leukemia; solid tumors, such as breast and prostate cancers; and cancer prevention and control. Every researcher at OHSU Knight Cancer Institute takes your cancer personally.

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Reaction to the Phil and Penny Knight $100 Million Gift

Reaction to Knight Gift

 

 

 

 

 

 

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