cancer

Local companies raise money for cancer patients

Medford, Ore.- More than $70,000 has been raised to help cancer patients in the Rogue Valley. Fifty-four local organizations came together for ‘No Shave November’ to help pay for costs that aren’t covered by insurance, like rent and special medications. The idea …

Advanced childhood cancer arrives at OHSU

Portland, Ore. – Oregon Health and Science University’s Doernbecher Children’s Hospital is now the first hospital in the Pacific Northwest to offer an advanced cancer treatment for kids. The U.S. Food and Drug has approved CTL109–also known as tisagenlecleucel or “Kymriah”–for one …

Brain tumor patient receives dream wedding

Milwaukie, Ore. (KOIN/CNN Newsource) – An Oregon woman battling terminal cancer was granted the wish of a lifetime. She just married the love of her life, thanks in part to some help from the community. It’s the perfect day for a wedding, …
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