OHSU

Why OHSU

When you are facing a battle against cancer, you want the best team of experts fighting alongside you and supporting you every step of the way.  Here at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, we’ve made a promise to the people of Oregon to make the state’s death rate from cancer the lowest in the U.S. Our commitment to fulfilling this goal powers all we do - pushing us to learn more about what causes cancer and how it can be stopped. 

Nationally recognized in the fight against cancer

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center between Sacramento and Seattle.

Unparalleled expertise

Our cancer doctors are fellowship-trained, have extensive knowledge and focus on an individual type of cancer. They have dedicated their careers to fighting that one particular disease. 

Coordinated care

We help you and your family navigate the complex world of cancer treatment by providing comprehensive and collaborative care through coordinated care clinics. Your care team includes medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, nurses, therapists and other specialists who are experts at treating specific types of cancers. The team works together to evaluate the cancer and determine the best therapies for each patient. 

New cures, treatments and therapies

In addition to access to the latest treatment innovations, you will have the opportunity to participate in more than 200 clinical trials on groundbreaking new therapeutics, which gives you access to more treatment options than any other hospital in the state.

All in one place

At the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, you will have access to all cancer treatment options and support services in one place.