For Cancer Patients

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When you come to the Knight Cancer Institute, you and your loved ones can be sure you will be cared for by some of the world’s best cancer doctors.

You will receive leading-edge expertise in treating even the most complex cancers. And you’ll be cared for by a compassionate team of specialists who treat you as a person, not just a patient.

Learn why it's so important to be treated by a full team of specialists. "You really kind of get one chance to get it right," Dr. Skye Mayo says. "And that one chance comes from the collective experience and wisdom of our entire group. None of us is as smart as all of us."

Cancer treatments

You will find treatment information on diagnosis pages. You can also read more about:

Clinical trials and research

The Knight Cancer Institute is conducting hundreds of clinical trials and other studies.


Call 503-494-7999 to:

  • Request an appointment
  • Seek a second opinion
  • Ask questions

Kids and teens

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The meaning of hope

Jennifer Lycette and Stephen Chandler - StoryCorps

OHSU cancer doctors Jennifer Lycette and Stephen Chandler talk in this StoryCorps conversation about what patients have taught them about hope, stories and gratitude.