Tagged: Cancer

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.

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