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Genomics: The Slow Revolution

OPB |Jan. 12, 2015 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Many of the predictions of personalized medicine have fallen flat since the human genome was sequenced in 2003. Are we really on the dawn of a new era in health care?

Young Woman's Choice Prompts Coversations About Death With Dignity Law

OPB |Nov. 03, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Twenty-nine-year-old Brittany Maynard ended her life Saturday. She was terminally ill and moved to Oregon to use the state's Death with Dignity Law.

Listening Back To Ariel Gore On The End Of Eve

OPB |Sept. 25, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In her memoir, "The End of Eve," Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with honesty and humor.

Dean Hall Swims The Willamette

OPB |June 25, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A Gresham man battling cancer is swimming the entire length of the Willamette river.

Ariel Gore's Memoir Explores The Complex Role Of Caregiver

OPB |March 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: In her new memoir, The End of Eve, Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with both honesty and humor.

OHSU Discovers Possible Treatment For Chemo-Induced Fatigue

OPB |Dec. 18, 2013 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A recent study suggests a brain protein that regulates sleep and wakefulness could help reverse fatigue brought on by chemotherapy.

Brian Druker Talks About A Billion Research Dollars

OPB |Sept. 25, 2013 12:40 p.m.

We'll talk with cancer researcher Brian Druker about the surprise half billion dollar challenge from philanthropists Phil Knight and his wife Penny.

New Guidelines for Treating Oregon Health Plan Cancer Patients

Aug. 14, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll discuss the new guidelines adopted by the Health Evidence Review Commission that affect cancer patients on the Oregon Health Plan.

Taking Cancer Out Of The Conversation

Aug. 07, 2013 12:30 p.m.

In an effort to fight off overdiagnosis and overtreatment, a group of cancer researches suggests removing the word cancer from the names of some tumors.

OHSU Researcher Criticizes Drug Prices

April 29, 2013 12:35 p.m.

OHSU oncologist Brian Druker says cancer drugs are too expensive and are hurting the health care system.

Environmental Update

March 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Residents of West Salem are concerned about a rare form of bone cancer that has sickened some children in the area.

What Is The Cost of Hope?

Feb. 04, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Journalist Amanda Bennett explores the costs of the healthcare system by sharing the story of her husband's death from cancer.

Marcy Westerling

July 30, 2012 9:30 a.m.

Rural Organizing Project founder Marcy Westerling is taking stock of her life and legacy after a diagnosis of terminal ovarian cancer.


Feb. 02, 2012 9:20 a.m.

Radon is the number two cause of lung cancer in the United States. You can't see it, smell it, or taste it. But is it in your home?

Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries

Sept. 20, 2011 9:20 a.m.

The rise of non-communicable diseases such as cancer and heart disease in developing countries has prompted a meeting of United Nations leaders to discuss what should be done to curb the growth.

Breast Cancer Screening

Nov. 18, 2009 9 a.m.

What are the risks and benefits of screening women for breast cancer?


Living with a Brain Tumor

May 26, 2008 midnight

Do you know someone who was diagnosed with brain cancer?

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