Posts by rigall

Help decide what’s next for OHSU’s free sunscreen program

A new online survey aims to learn more about your sun protection habits and help determine next steps for OHSU’s free sunscreen dispensers. Participants have a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift...

Get Your Rear In Gear with #TeamOHSU

  At 29, Dan Hawkins wasn’t thinking about cancer. He was busy working, traveling, following his favorite sports teams and playing poker. But his diagnosis inspired him to organize Portland's...

Celebrating survivorship at OHSU

In honor of National Cancer Survivors Day (June 4), we’re kicking off a new series highlighting OHSU employees who have personally experienced cancer – and how this unique and deeply personal...

Joe and Jodi: a love story

“She’s still here with me.” When we sat down with Joe and Jodi Whitton to discuss Jodi’s lung cancer journey, the conversation quickly turned to their 48 years of life together. In...

World Cancer Day and the Hope of Targeted Therapy

Today is World Cancer Day and for Joe and Jodi Whitton, it's a day to celebrate another year of life together. In August of 2015, Jodi's family took her to a nearby hospital to be treated for what...

A performance to remember

Seventy-year-old Suse Skinner lights up the room with her smile, positivity and humor. She is an artist, a caregiver, and was recently diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, or AML, a type of...