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Breast Cancer Screening for Healthier Communities

 At OHSU Knight Cancer Institute we focus on translating research into action - improving survival rate of breast cancer in Oregon.

Learn from science and adopt to community needs

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 Adapting programs to your local community is essential.  

Our tools, training and technical assistance empower individuals, communities and healthcare professionals to improve breast health practices and outcomes.  

We look to collaborate with others. Contact us


Evidence-Based Strategies Increase Mammography Screening Rates

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Bringing science into practice. Our strategy is to use high-quality systematic reviews of interventions to increase breast cancer screening rates.  

We then partner with communities on assessing needs, using evidence-based interventions to increase mammography screening rates. Read more


Overcoming Barriers

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Proper breast cancer screenings depend on a number of factors affecting women, healthcare professionals and health systems.  

Women with lower socioeconomic status are more likely to be impacted by underlying barriers.


Resources for Communities

We offer resources for breast cancer risk reduction and early detection.