Community Events

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute supports a variety of community groups that are committed to ending the suffering caused by cancer. OHSU employees, patients, family, and friends are invited to join us at the community events listed below.


2017 NW Sarcoma DragonSlayer Walk

Saturday, September 9, 2017 @ 9:00 a.m.
Cook Park, Portland, OR 97224

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute strives to be an exceptional sarcoma clinic with a team of extraordinary staff. Join the OHSU "Torchbearers" and walk to help support sarcoma cancer awareness. At OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, the end of sarcoma starts here! Sign up and register today. Sign up and register today.

2017 Komen Portland Race for the Cure®

Sunday, September 17, 2017 @ 7:00 a.m. 
Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Portland, OR  

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®Series is the world's largest, most successful fundraising and education event for breast cancer. Join the OHSU "Torchbearers" and walk to support this important annual event that raises significant funds for the breast cancer movement. Sign up and register today!

PurpleStride Portland 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017 @ 7:30 a.m.
World Trade Center, Portland, OR, 97205

Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate of all major cancers, at just 9%. This deadly disease has stolen our best and our brightest, but it can’t take away our determination. Join the OHSU "Torchbearers" and walk to help support pancreatic cancer awareness. At OHSU, the end of Pancreatic Cancer starts here! Sign up and register today!

2017 Light the Night

Saturday, October 14, 2017 @ 5 p.m.
OMSI - Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, OR

Please join the Team OHSU "Torchbearers" to walk or by making a donation. Your participation in the Light the Night Walk will save lives not someday, but today. At OHSU, the end of Leukemia & Lymphoma Cancer starts here! Sign up and register today!

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