Pancreatic Cancer Team

OHSU offers an exceptional combination of world-class doctors and leading-edge researcher for patients with pancreatic cancer. You will benefit from:

  • A team approach: Our pancreatic specialists and researchers work together. They pool their expertise to make sure every option is considered for your care.
  • Advanced surgical skills: The Knight Cancer Institute’s cancer and vascular surgeons are highly skilled in the complex surgery needed for pancreatic cancer. They make surgery an option for more patients than ever.
  • The latest therapies: Our team works with researchers and the Brenden-Colson Center to bring promising therapies to patients as quickly as possible. The Knight offers dozens of clinical trials.
  • Dedication to every patient: Your care team will work to give you the longest, highest quality of life no matter what stage of cancer you have. Your goals become our goals.


For patients

Call 503-494-7999 to:

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


Knight Cancer Institute, South Waterfront

Center for Health & Healing, Building 2
3485 S. Bond Ave.
Portland, OR 97239

Free parking for patients and visitors

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Additional team members

At the Knight, we care for you as a whole person. Your team may include a range of specialists and services, including:

  • Nutrition: A cancer dietitian with expertise in pancreatic cancer can help you improve your health before surgery. This lowers the risk of complications.
  • Rehabilitation: Therapists with cancer expertise can help you manage side effects, and help you build up your fitness before surgery.
  • Physical therapy: Rehabilitation therapists with cancer training can help you improve fitness before surgery.
  • Palliative care: Specialists on our Palliative Care Service team can help you and your family manage symptoms, stress and difficult decisions. They care for patients at any stage of cancer.
  • Social work: The Knight offers social workers trained in the needs of cancer patients. They can offer counseling and connect you with resources.