Susan takes a selfie outside near a garden

Weathering the Storm

When it rains, it pours. The old adage isn’t limited to the weather patterns of the soggy Pacific Northwest in the middle of winter; it can also be a descriptor for a series of events, one right...

A graphic showcasing four photos. From left to right, the text underneath each photo reads "Olabisi Sanusi, M.D., Dr. Antwon Chavis, M.D., Dr. André Walcott, Ph.D., and Dr. Sará King, Ph.D." The background image is a sunset over Mt. Hood taken from Marquam Hill with the Portland Aerial Tram coming into the foreground.

Celebrating Black History Month with Health and Wellness

In collaboration with Travel Oregon, OHSU celebrated Black joy and the work of Black scholars and medical practitioners all month long. February is Black History Month, and the theme this year...

The OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building creates capacity for nearly 700 scientists and staff members to focus on the advancement of early detection research, precision oncology clinical trials and transformational immunotherapy programs. (OHSU Foundation)

Kathy Sees Opportunity, Finds Resources in Clinical Trials

Clinical trials have offered Kathy Chytka opportunities and provided additional resources to manage the cancer in both her lungs and abdomen. “For me, this is a chance,” says Kathy. “I...

Elissa Baldwin poses for a photo in Barcelona while holding up a sign that reads, "Acute Myeloid Leukemia - 5 Years Cancer Free - I'm Cured!"

Elissa Looks to Pay it Forward After AML Journey

Elissa Baldwin just heard the words, ‘you’re cured.’ It was the phrase she was yearning to hear for the past five years; a phrase she wasn’t even considering prior to the fall of...

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Navigating a Cancer Diagnosis

Whether it’s a sixth sense or a gut feeling, sometimes we know when something just doesn’t add up. It can be a feeling that’s difficult to describe to others. Something wasn’t right for...

Jordan Johnson, better known as Iamjordan, poses for a photo in front of iconic Portland, Oregon sign

Hip Hop Fighting Cancer’s Community Impact

  What is it about a cancer diagnosis that feels so personal? It could be that cancer is an unwelcome guest in our home that doesn’t knock or provide an estimated time of arrival. It...

Live Moore: Matt Moore’s legacy

We sat down with Nikki Moore to learn more about her family’s journey with colon cancer and how their lifestyle apparel brand is carrying on her husband’s legacy and encouraging others to “Live...

Lila and John: a perfect match

No time to get scared In December 2014, 65-year-old Lila Newman was enjoying an active retirement after working for 45 years as an office manager. She and her husband, Robert, had recently...