Promising 1-Shot Cancer Treatment Comes With $373,000 Price Tag

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New CART-T therapy study shows 40 percent of lymphoma patients are in remission after 19 months. But the one-shot cure costs $373,000.

Oregon Leaders Plan Congressional Hearings On Chemawa Indian School

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Tribal leaders and members of Oregon’s congressional delegation have been concerned that Chemawa is mismanaged and falling short of its mission to serve as a refuge for Native youth in search of stability and education.

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Throws Out Old System Of Clinical Trials

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The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is trying a new system of clinical trials. Instead of sticking to accepted cancer treatments, doctors are now using every tool at their disposal to cure each individual patient's cancer.

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Vancouver Parents Sue, Settle Over Restraint And Isolation Of Disabled Children

In the 2016-17 school year, Vancouver Public Schools restrained students an average of once an hour, every day of school that year.

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NW Parents Challenge Schools' Handling Of Students With Disabilities

Thousands of times a year, Oregon and Washington students have been physically restrained or isolated from peers. Parents say what's meant as a last resort happens too often, without their knowledge.

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2 Oregon Health Systems Announce Competing Heart Transplant Programs

Not one, but two Oregon hospital systems announced Thursday that they’ll be running heart transplant programs.

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Oregon Now Has A 2nd Measles Outbreak To Deal With

Oregon now has a second outbreak of measles to deal with. The case confirmed in Marion County Tuesday is not linked the outbreak in Vancouver, Washington.

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Clark County Measles Outbreak Up To 72 Confirmed Cases

One additional confirmed case of measles was identified Wednesday.

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Oregon Health Officials Confirm 1 Measles Case In Marion County

The confirmed case is not related to the ongoing measles outbreak in Clark County, Washington.

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Clark County Measles Outbreak Up To 71 Confirmed Cases

Clark County Public Health identified one new confirmed case of measles Tuesday.

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Study: Potential Link Between Parkinson's Disease And A Widely-Used Herbicide

One of the country's most widely-used herbicides could be linked to an increase in early deaths from Parkinson’s disease for people who live nearby, according to new research on Washington farmlands.

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Report: Oregon Saw First Pediatric Tetanus Case In More Than 30 Years

A report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines an unvaccinated, 6-year-old Oregon boy's tetanus diagnosis.

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New Amendment Would Allow Non-Smoking Cannabis Cafes

Businesses trying to build cannabis cafes in Oregon are no longer insisting they allow smoking inside.


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