Cancer Research

Dr. Joe Gray stands in front of the OHSU Biomedical Research Building.

As a national leader in translational research, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is well-known for its ability to turn discoveries into cancer treatments.

Cancer training programs

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The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is strongly committed to education and offers a diverse and outstanding set of oncology training programs. 

Learn more about oncology training programs at OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Cancer research programs and shared resources

The best new strategies for cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment and control of cancer will come from identifying and understanding the molecular defects present in cancer cells. The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute explores this frontier with a series of innovative research programs that each interface with clinical care.

Learn more about OHSU Knight Cancer Institute research programs

Interested in becoming a Knight member?

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OHSU Knight Cancer Institute members include researchers, scientists and clinicians who work together to provide world-class patient care and groundbreaking cancer research.

Scientific research advocates

Knight Scientific Research Advocates are a trained group of cancer survivors and caregivers who work with Knight Cancer Institute investigators to ensure that research at OHSU reflects the needs and interests of the cancer community.