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.

Lung Force Expo

Friday, Nov. 4, 2016
Monarch Hotel and Conference Center
12566 SE 93rd Ave, Clackamas, OR  97015

Patients, caregivers and healthcare providers are invited to attend the American Lung Association's Lung Force Expo to learn about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding lung cancer. OHSU's very own Dr. Khaled Tolba will be presenting at the expo. Visit the expo web link for more information.


Pancreatic Cancer:  America's #2 Cancer Killer

Marquam Hill Lecture with Brett Sheppard, M.D, F.A.C.S.
Thursday, Nov. 17, 7p.m
Collaborative Life Sciences Building, room 3A003 A and B

How can you reduce your risk of pancreatic cancer? What do you do if it strikes? Brett Sheppard, M.D., F.A.C.S., professor of surgery, OHSU School of Medicine and co-director, Brenden-Colson Center for Pancreatic Care, is leading a transformative approach to cancer treatment. Attend this event on World Pancreatic Cancer Day and join the effort to raise awareness and find new treatments. Visit the Marquam Hill Lectures web link for more information. 



Knight Cancer Institute Events, Classes and Groups