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...

Selfie of Brea Green

Brea’s Rebirth-day Signifies Hope and Resiliency

Dealing with the peaks and valleys that come with a cancer diagnosis is difficult to navigate physically, mentally, and emotionally. All of this takes a lot of resilience. Brea Green is...

Life with lymphedema

Today, March 6, 2020, is World Lymphedema Day. Below, Sandy Henschel, an OHSU patient, shares how this condition has impacted her life in her own words.  What is lymphedema? Lymphedema is...

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...

I never imagined I would be diagnosed with cancer at age 23

By Katie Wilkes My name is Katie. OHSU employees may know me as the editor of OHSU Research News or the person you email when you need help finding grant funding. What they probably don’t...

OHSU joins with Hood to Coast in Better Half Marathon

As a runner and as the associate director of community engagement at OHSU, I couldn’t ask for a greater opportunity to share OHSU’s commitment to health and community than the half marathon...