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Many Cancer Drugs May Not Help People Live Longer

Oct. 23, 2015 6:51 p.m.

More than half of all cancer drugs recently approved by the FDA may not help patients live longer, according to a new study by an Oregon doctor.

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If A Cancer Drug Is Described As A Miracle, It Probably Isn't

Oct. 29, 2015 7:53 p.m.

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.

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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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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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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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Cancer Society Wants More Northwesterners For Study

Sept. 20, 2013 8:23 p.m.

The American Cancer Society wants more Northwesterners to sign up for the latest phase of a sweeping study

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Bend Hospital Finds 'Best Practices' Improve Cancer Treatment

Aug. 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."

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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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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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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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Nov. 13, 2015 2:29 a.m.

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Cancer: The Emperor Of All Maladies

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

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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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Jock Bradley's Portraits Reflect The Realities Of Life With Cancer

Feb. 11, 2015 8 a.m.

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.

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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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