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
Knight Cancer Challenge Community Celebration - Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Together we have raised $1 billion to help take down cancer.
Please join us for a special celebration honoring our community of supporters. We could not have done it without you.
Program begins at 12:15 p.m.
Relay for Life, May - August 2015
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:
- Saturday, July 11 Tigard/Tualatin, Twality Middle School
- Saturday, July 18 Beaverton, Valley Catholic School
- Saturday, August 8 East Portland, Portland Christian School
2015 Be the Match Walk and Run, July 12, 2015
A bone marrow transplant can be a life-saving treatment for more than 70 diseases including leukemia, lymphoma and sickle cell. Join Team OHSU to help patients in need find a life-saving donor. To learn more about this Doernbecher Children's Hospital and Knight Cancer Institute sponsored event, visit our team website or download the Be the Match flier.
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.
Get your Rear in Gear 5K Run/Walk, August 8, 2015
Support colon cancer education, screenings, and patient services by joining team OHSU at the Colon cancer Coalitions Get your Rear in Gear 5K Run/Walk. Learn more.
The Knight Cancer Institute also offers classes, support groups and educational events that are open to patients, their families and the public.