OHSU

Diversity and Inclusion

Mission

We are committed to building sustainable collaborative relationships to identify and address the cancer burden in the region. We aim to help create statewide programs for racial and ethnic populations that:

  • Are led by, controlled by and responsive to the community
  • Stabilize funding for ongoing research and service in cancer education, prevention and control
  • Have pathways for timely access to cancer care
  • Aim to reduce morbidity and mortality
  • Seek to improve quality of life for people with cancer

Services

Grant submission
  • For cultural and underserved populations
  • With community partners

Development and implementation of community programs to increase the number of women and minorities participating in Knight Cancer Institute clinical trials

Objectives

  • Enhance access to health resources in underserved communities
  • Increase cancer research among racial and ethnic underserved populations
  • Increase interdisciplinary collaboration to address cancer care disparities

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