A unique approach to early detection

Laboratory research in the Knight Cancer Research Building

CEDAR's team-based model for scientific research ensures that we can look at problems from different angles and come up with creative solutions to cancer's biggest challenges.

Cancer 101: An introduction to early detection research

Bree Mitchell, Ph.D., executive director of the Knight’s Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research center (CEDAR) presents at Knight School

Learn about the history of cancer treatment, what's possible today and what's next in treatment and therapy as we work to end cancer as we know it. Watch the Knight School session.

Cancer Early Detection Conference

Experts share ground breaking research at the Cancer Early Detection Conference

Join experts from around the world as they come together to share ground breaking research at the Early Detection of Cancer Conference. Learn more about this annual conference.

Knight Cancer Research Building opens new era in cancer research

Knight Cancer Research Building

CEDAR is housed in the Knight Cancer Research Building, a seven-story, 320,000-square-foot building designed for collaboration. This state-of-the-art research facility features an open laboratory design, centralized, shared equipment and core facilities in order to bring together people from different scientific disciplines and accelerate research progress.

Dedicated to improving the lives and health of our community

Discovery Wall in the Knight Cancer Research Building

CEDAR is a collaborative organization within the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute. It represents one component of the institute's two-pronged attack on cancer: precision early detection and precision oncology.