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...

Photo of Shanie Mason holding up a bell with one hand and using her other hand to point at it

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...

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...