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If you hear superlatives like “breakthrough” or “miracle” to describe a new cancer drug, take it with a pinch of salt — according to a new study out of OHSU.
Oregon Health & Science University has reached its $500 million fundraising goal for the school's cancer research campaign.
Health | News | local | Vital SignsMarch 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.
Health | News | local | Vital SignsOct. 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.
Health | local | Vital SignsSept. 20, 2013 8:23 p.m.
The American Cancer Society wants more Northwesterners to sign up for the latest phase of a sweeping study
Health | News | local | Vital SignsAug. 22, 2013 12:45 p.m.
One of the ways the federal government hopes to reform health care, is to get doctors to follow what are known as "best practices."
News | local | OPB News BlogOct. 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.
Sports | News | local | OPB News BlogSept. 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.
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.
The three-part PBS film "The Emperor of All Maladies" includes discussion of the cancer breakthrough drug Gleevec, developed by OHSU researcher, Brian Druker.
When photographer Jock Bradley’s sister died from ovarian cancer last year, his grief and experience dealing with her illness led to the birth of a new art project. Now a website and budding outreach organization, Portraits of Cancer documents the realities of life for people struggling with the disease.
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.