Familial Cancer Registries

We understand that a cancer diagnosis affects the whole family.  If you are a patient with cancer or a relative of someone with cancer, our registries may provide a unique opportunity for you to help in the fight against this disease.

What to expect

When you join a familial cancer registry, you give us information about your health, your family, and in some cases you donate a blood or tissue sample. 

The information and samples are used for research into the causes of cancer.  Your contribution will help lead us toward new discoveries which may benefit both patients and families in the future.

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At the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, we have a colorectal cancer familial cancer registry for patients and their family members.

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