Throughout the past decade, Oregon Cancer Foundation has empowered, strengthened and sustained those impacted by cancer in our community through education, support and financial assistance. All of the funds raised by the Oregon Cancer Foundation help patients in Lane County, which makes the Foundation unique. When neighbors are helping neighbors, no one has to face cancer alone. Learn more about our history and programs.
Breast cancer survivors often have a lot of questions and concerns, and it’s not uncommon to face challenges during and after treatment. Oregon Cancer Foundation is hosting the second annual Topics in Breast Cancer mini conference on October 9 to provide breast cancer survivors with education and support.
Step into the Oregon Cancer Foundation office in Eugene and the first thing you’ll likely notice is a lot of colorful bras. “We have 24 Bras for Cause entries this year,” says OCF executive director Amy Johnston. “This year’s entries are very unique and creative.”
A cancer diagnosis can send someone’s finances into a tailspin. Sometimes, all that is needed is a small amount of money to help a patient get by until they can access other resources. The Oregon Cancer Foundation’s Financial Assistance Program offers that bridge of support, helping cancer survivors in Lane County when they need it most.
When Kelly Barton was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018, life as she knew it changed overnight. To help her stay positive through her treatment and recovery, a friend gave the avid runner a fantastic idea—to organize a 5K fundraiser.
Sometimes all that is needed to keep local patients on their feet is a small amount of money before other resources kick in or before lifestyle changes are made. We provide these stopgap funds, so no patient has to choose between basic needs and optimal cancer treatment.
We need your help to maintain and grow the Oregon Cancer Foundation. It is only with your help that we can continue to empower, strengthen and sustain those impacted by cancer in our community. Every dollar makes a difference!
When you help the Oregon Cancer Foundation, you help cancer patients and their families on a very intimate and personal level. This is a very responsive organization with a unique and special mission to assist people on a variety of levels in their most critical time of need.