Focus Areas

At the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, we want to help every Oregon and Southwest Washington community improve cancer prevention, screening and access to care. 

The National President’s Cancer Panel recently estimated that cancer deaths can be decreased by one-third if we implement what researchers already know. We believe leadership is the best way to make this a reality.  

Outreach comes in many forms

As part of Oregon’s only academic medical center, the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is leading the way in a regional effort to create standards for cancer screening, treatment and prevention. We have outreach efforts in many areas including:


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