How A Doctor Managed His Father’s Care

As we start 2020, it is worth remembering that technology, while always evolving, can’t solve everything.  Even physicians who are almost automatically put on the “more is better” track find that this may not be the best approach.  The Atlantic recently published a short article about how a physician managed his physician father’s end of […]

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Grief

Our last posting of 2019 is about grief.  For many people who have lost someone important to them (and actually, that’s most of us!) this time of year can be particularly challenging.  A recent article in the Washington Post’s Bold School newsletter does a great job of describing one person’s journey and coping mechanisms.  Check […]

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Cancer Symptom Outcome Study Now Enrolling

– Study partially funded by a $25,000 grant from the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program– Patients eligible for palliative radiation will be treated at Compass Oncology’s Radiation Center in the Rose Quarter or at Tuality Healthcare’s Radiation Oncology Center in Hillsboro Hillsboro, Oregon, Nov. 21, 2019—Care Partners announced today that their project: Impact […]

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Supporting Care Partners

This is the time of year when mailboxes and email boxes are filling up with appeals from numerous deserving charities.  Care Partners staff, board, volunteers, and donors are generous with their time and dollars for many nonprofits.  At the same time, we have a special place in our hearts (and in our allocations) for Care […]

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Asian Health and Service Center

This week, we want to highlight one of our community partners, the Asian Health and Service Center. In October we were pleased to be part of the launch of their new Asian Cancer Resource & Support Center. Dr. Erik Szeto, board chair, spoke with a panel of 8 guests about the journey of providing culturally-appropriate […]

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This is Our New Weekly Post!

Welcome to the new Care Partners website and weekly blog.  We’d like to start off with a wonderful article by Dr. Atul Gawande.  It was written for the New Yorker in 2010, but it’s still completely relevant today. Yes, it’s a long read – but don’t miss his discussion of how hospice care has been […]

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