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Latest OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Stories

2012-01-14 01:58:13

A constellation of defective proteins suspected in causing a malfunction in the body’s ability to repair its own DNA could be the link scientists need to prove a new class of drugs will be effective in treating a broad range of ovarian cancer patients, an Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute study found.

2011-08-16 23:17:35

Mutations that are found in stem cells could be causing some breast cancers to develop and may be the reason the disease recurs.

2010-07-23 13:15:30

Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute researchers found that the GRB7 gene drives an aggressive form of breast cancer and acts independently of the HER-2 gene, known to be a stimulator of breast cancer growth.

2009-11-04 14:53:05

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute findings prompt Phase II clinical trial for high-risk prostate cancer patients.

2008-10-29 15:00:27

Oregon Health & Science University today announced that Philip H. and Penny Knight have pledged to give $100 million to the OHSU Cancer Institute.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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