Telling stories of discovery at the Knight Cancer Institute

Knight School is a new series of science talks designed to educate, entertain, and inspire with stories told by researchers, clinicians and patients who are prepared to bring the science to life for...

New path to stop drug-resistant breast cancer

Even when anti-cancer drugs appear to eliminate tumors, a resistant few malignant cells can survive and allow cancers to resume a fatal onslaught. Researchers at OHSU in Portland have revealed a...

Cancer Translated’s top blog posts of the year

Developing exercise as "medicine" for cancer. Questioning guidelines for off-label use of cancer drugs. Using a common pain reliever to reduce breast cancer risks. These were some of the most...

Top papers in prostate cancer co-authored by OHSU faculty

Physician-scientists with the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute co-authored three of the 25 most important prostate cancer studies published this year, and one runner up, as judged by the Prostate Cancer...

A potential way to reduce the risk of postpartum breast cancers

Breast cancers that emerge in young women within a few years after pregnancy are strikingly more dangerous. A new study suggests that the common pain reliever ibuprofen might work as a preventive...

Cancer costs: Marketing and myth busting

More than half of cancer drugs approved in recent years may not be helping patients to live longer. Meanwhile, the average price of cancer drugs has been increasing by 10 percent annually for more...