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Lawmaker Says Oregon Will Release Cancer Study Details

March 18, 2014 8:19 p.m.

State representative Vicki Berger says she expects to get the results of a study into the prevalence of the rare disease by the end of Tuesday, despite reports the state won't release them.

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Vancouver To Unveil New Breast Cancer Awareness License Plate

Oct. 21, 2014 9:01 p.m.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month will wrap up in less than two weeks, but Washington state is bringing more attention to the disease that affects one in eight women in the U.S.

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Ducks Wear Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sept. 30, 2014 6:44 p.m.

The University of Oregon football team will bring back pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Ducks will wear their pink accented gear to their Oct. 2 game against the Arizona Wildcats.

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Oregon Ducks Will Bring Back Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sept. 29, 2014 8:21 p.m.

The University of Oregon Ducks will be looking pretty in pink in October to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month.

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Oregon's Unions And Businesses Unite For Knight Cancer Challenge

Sept. 23, 2014 6:45 p.m.

Business and unions are often found at opposite ends of an issue.  But Phil Knight's $500 million challenge to cure cancer appears to have united the old foes.

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Obo Addy Loses Battle With Liver Cancer

Sept. 13, 2012 10:20 p.m.

Master Ghanaian drummer peacefully passes away surrounded by immediate family

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Q&A: American Cancer Society Launches Third Phase Of National Study

July 10, 2012 1:15 p.m.

The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers for the third phase of a sweeping national research study about cancer.


Rules Limit Cancer-Causing Chemicals In Gasoline

July 3, 2012 3:33 p.m.

New rules capping benzene levels in gasoline are expected to have a pronounced environmental impact in the Pacific Northwest

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OHSU Achieves $500 Million Goal For Cancer Research, Phil Knight To Match

June 25, 2015 3:47 p.m.

Oregon Health & Science University has reached its $500 million fundraising goal for the school's cancer research campaign.

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Portland Breast Cancer Sufferer Will Get Day In Court

Oct. 22, 2013 9:52 p.m.

A Portland woman who says a drug from Novo Nordisk gave her breast cancer will get her day in court, after a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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July 6, 2015 7:56 p.m.

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Cancer: The Emperor Of All Maladies

Jan. 29, 2015 8:51 a.m.

State of Wonder

Decemberists' Conlee On Cancer: 'Things Are Better ... Kind Of'

Nov. 7, 2014 9:41 p.m.

Jenny Conlee, the accordionist, pianist and keyboard player for the Decemberists and Black Prairie, talks about her experience going through treatment and coming out the other side.

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Life Is 'Salty And Sweet' For Artist Who Battled Cancer

Dec. 27, 2013 5 p.m.

Andrea Leggitt's laser-cut designs draw on familiar memes like Grumpy Cat and cult favorites like Twin Peaks. She found an audience of "Internet nerds" during her battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

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Children With Cancer Discover Themselves Through The Lens

May 27, 2015 7:15 a.m.

Randall Children's Hospital, in partnership with Pablove Shutterbug Photography, facilitated a grant from the Livestrong Foundation to allow children with cancer to learn fundamentals of photography.

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PBS Cancer Documentary Highlights Oregon Medical Breakthrough

April 1, 2015 7:06 p.m.

The three-part PBS film "The Emperor of All Maladies" includes discussion of the cancer breakthrough drug Gleevec, developed by OHSU researcher, Brian Druker.


Portraits of Cancer

Feb. 11, 2015 8 a.m.

Portraits of Cancer, a photo series by Jock Bradley, documents the realities of life for people struggling with the disease.

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