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...

Race for the Cure: Shirley’s story

For Shirley Ira, participating as a Race for the Cure team captain is both personal and professional: an experience that blends her many years coordinating care for oncology patients at OHSU Casey...

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...

Summer road trips: Making the most of fast food

This is a continuation of our best tips for eating well on the road. Read the first article here. As much as I’d love to have only freshly prepared meals on road trips, being on the road (and on...

Training tomorrow’s data scientists

The following is an abbreviated version of a blog post titled "Technical education for a connected world," authored by Stephen Wu, an assistant professor of medical informatics and clinical...

Go Green with OHSU: Join the EcoChallenge

How does protecting the environment matter for human health? That’s something I think about a lot, along with my fellow Green Team members. Public health and environmental protection are deeply...

Tackling childhood obesity in rural Oregon

To counter the alarming growth in childhood obesity across the country, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently announced $500 million additional dollars to its longstanding campaign to achieve a...