Unraveling early events in a life-threatening leukemia

Cancer scientists reveal the first direct evidence that leukemia development depends on the order in which mutations occur. Acute myeloid leukemia, or AML, is the most common blood cancer in adults...

Study overturns basic tenet in leukemia biology

Scientists thought they understood the steps leading to acute myeloid leukemia. But one of the basic tenets in that understanding turns out to be unsound, according to researchers at the OHSU Knight...

A new prescription for cancer: Exercise

Updated guidance details how physical activity, tailored to the individual, can reduce side effects and improve quality of life. “Take it easy” and “don’t overexert yourself” were common...

Dive into the science of precision cancer medicine at Knight School

Targeted therapy drugs have transformed the outlook for people diagnosed with one form of blood cancer, chronic myeloid leukemia. A disease with a three- to five-year life expectancy became, for...

Help researchers understand Oregon’s cancer needs

A new survey from the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute aims to help researchers understand the cancer-related needs of Oregonians and inform ways to address those needs across the state. Figure:...