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Patient Stories

The comeback kid

Nothing stops Kya Blake. When she was seven, an ordinary trip to the beach almost killed her. A sneaker wave buried her under a log. Kya’s skull was fractured, her heart stopped and her lungs filled...

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Three dots marks the spot: My journey with breast cancer

Liberty Barnes, PhD, shares her cancer journey in this touching guest post. Liberty received treatment for breast cancer at OHSU.

Patient Stories

Stomp out cancer: Game day photo gallery

This collaboration between Nike, OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital and University of Oregon raised funds and awareness for childhood cancer.

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The unstoppable Laura Schroeder

Laura Schroeder came into the world as a question mark. How had she made it this far? Laura’s parents, Nanny and Ron Schroeder of Chiloquin, Ore., had been in suspense for several months. It was pai...

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Doernbecher Freestyle: Stomp out cancer

On Sept. 9, 2017, the University of Oregon hit the field in a uniform designed by three young cancer survivors. From the helmet to the cleats, every part tells a story.

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Freestyle 2017: Joe

It’s no exaggeration to say that football is Joe’s life. His passion for the game shines through as he describes playing his favorite positions: safety, wide receiver and running back. “Football...

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