Changing the Face of Cancer

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

As international leaders in personalized medicine, diagnostics and cancer research, we are pioneering cancer treatments that target the molecular drivers of each patient’s disease and creating precision medicine. Read more about us.

My Knight Cancer Story


I grew up in a small town north of Seattle and, with all those cloudy days, never used sunscreen; in fact, my goal was to get tan as fast as possible whenever the sun did shine. In 2007, I began my seven-year fight against skin cancer when I first noticed an itchy mole on my back.

Read more about Shon’s story