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...

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...

Race for the Cure: a mother’s legacy

For Race for the Cure Team Captain Jill Mason, participating in the Susan G. Komen breast cancer fundraiser and outreach event in Portland each year is a family event inspired by a woman who is...

Knight Cancer Challenge: a progress report

In June 2015, the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute announced to the world that it had achieved a $500 million fundraising challenge set by Nike co-founder Phil Knight and his wife, Penny, raising...

Life after breast cancer: Discovering the new normal

For survivors, completing treatment and becoming cancer-free doesn’t mean their journey is over. At this year's Komen Breast Cancer Issues Conference, Sue Best, L.C.S.W., M.S.W., of OHSU’s...

OHSU’s Most Read Blog Posts of 2015

“OHSU has one purpose and that purpose is to improve the health and well being of Oregonians. And we live that each and every day across all of our missions and across all 96 thousand square...

On 10K, a sister’s love carries on

The 10th floor of OHSU's Peter O. Kohler Pavilion is a meaningful place for Maddie Collet. Her sister, Allison, was a patient in the unit after she was diagnosed with brain cancer. She passed away...