OHSU Knight Cancer Institute News
The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute receives international, regional and local media coverage.
Who are the biggest givers? And where do they get the money?
Big philanthropy returned in 2013, keyed in part by Nike co-founder Phil Knight and his wife Penelope Knight. The Knights kick started the Knight Cancer Challenge with a $500 million pledge, provided OHSU can raise matching funds within two years.
Drug May Extend Survival for Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer
A recently released study suggests that a new hormone therapy may increase survival for men with advanced prostate cancer. HealthDay speaks with the Knight Cancer Institute’s deputy director, Tomasz Beer, M.D. about the implications for patients.
Video - How OHSU's Brian Druker Hopes to Cure Cancer
Watch a video of Dr. Brian Druker at Willamette Week, discussing the opportunity to cure cancer with a $1.2 billion investment from private philanthropy as part of the Knight Cancer Challenge and state infrastructure support.
How OHSU's Brian Druker Hopes to Cure Cancer
OHSU President Joe Robertson and Dr. Brian Druker sit in Willamette Week’s “Hot Seat” and answer questions about the Knight Cancer Challenge and Oregon’s opportunity to end cancer as we know it.
Oregon could sell $200 million in bonds for Phil and Penny Knight's $1 billion challenge for OHSU cancer research
Building on a record of success in partnerships, the Oregonian reports on $200 million in capital construction bonding OHSU is requesting for critical infrastructure to support cancer research and patient care/clinical trials.
The Knight Cancer Challenge is unprecedented for any fundraising campaign. It has the potential to transform philanthropy in Oregon and around the world.
As featured in:
Billion Dollar Knight Cancer Challenge
Dr. Brian Druker, talks about a billion research dollars.
Learn more about OHSU Knight Cancer Institute from these sources:
Smithsonian on Brian Druker, M.D., director of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
New York Times on Brian Druker’s stance on cancer drug prices
New England Journal of Medicine documentary on Brian Druker’s impact on cancer research and treatment
Wall Street Journal review of book that chronicles the history of Brian Druker’s cancer research breakthrough
Wall Street Journal on Beat AML collaboration
Wall Street Journal on program for young adults with cancer
Portland Monthly on the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute’s cancer research vision
Intel Corporation’s president’s speech including segment on OHSU-Intel collaboration in cancer research
The Oregonian on prostate cancer Dream Team
The Oregonian on breast cancer researcher Lisa Coussens
New York Times and Joe Gray
The Oregonian on the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute’s strategic vision
The Oregonian on the Knight Diagnostic Laboratories
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind on PBS, Treatment of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind on PBS, Treatment of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor