The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute supports many community groups that are committed to ending the suffering caused by cancer, as well as meeting patient and survivor needs. Learn more below and get involved with these various events to show support for survivors everywhere.
Featured community events
Free to Breathe Lung Cancer Walk
Date and time: October 10, 2015 at 8 a.m.
Location: Oaks Park, Portland, OR
Free to Breathe is a national partnership of lung cancer survivors, advocates, researchers, healthcare professionals and industry leaders united in the belief that every person with lung cancer deserves a cure. Join Team OHSU at Free to Breathe’s Portland Walk to help raise awareness about lung cancer and fund research programs dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022. Sign up for Team OHSU.
Light the Night
Date and time: October 24, 2015 at 5 p.m.
Location: Oregon Convention Center, Hall D
Light the Night is an evening walk where glowing balloons light the 2-mile journey and give hope to those impacted by blood cancers. Join teams from OHSU Knight Cancer Center to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a longtime partner and funder of OHSU. The LLS helps fund promising research and offers a strong set of services for patients and families affected by blood cancer. Join Team OHSU.
PurpleStride Pancreatic Cancer Walk
Date and time: Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 at 9 a.m.
Location: World Trade Center, Downtown Portland, OR
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network assists with research and advocacy efforts, patient support and awareness activities. When you sign up for the PurpleStride Portland walk, you help fund research grants, advocacy efforts, patient support and awareness activities coordinated by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Sign up for Team OHSU.