Community Events

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute supports many community groups that are committed to ending the suffering caused by cancer, as well as meeting patient and survivor needs. Learn more below and get involved with these various events to show support for survivors everywhere.

Upcoming community events

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute invites you to join a Relay For Life team. We encourage everyone to participate: community members, patients and their families and OHSU employees. The Community Hematology Oncology clinics are sponsoring several events throughout May-August, the schedule and locations are located below:

  • Friday, May 15 Downtown Portland, Pioneer Square
  • Saturday, June 27 Gresham, Clear Creek Middle School
  • Saturday, July 11 Tigard/Tualatin, Twality Middle School
  • Saturday, July 18 Beaverton, Valley Catholic School
  • Saturday, August 8 East Portland, Portland Christian School

Learn more or register to join Team OHSU Knight Cancer Institute at an upcoming relay

The Familias en Acción 2015 Latino Health Equity Conference provides a forum to focus on individual and community pathways to health equity through research, programs and policies. Learn more or register for this OHSU Knight Cancer Institute sponsored event on Familias en Acción.

11th Annual SHOC Walk and Run, August 1, 2015

Join over 700 runners and walkers for the annual Sherie Hildreth Ovarian Cancer Foundation Walk & Run in Gladstone, Oregon and support ovarian cancer research and survivorship programs. Learn more.

The Knight Cancer Institute also offers classes, support groups and educational events that are open to patients, their families and the public.

Knight Cancer Institute Events, Classes and Groups