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Participate In A Pregnancy Study

Clatsop-Astoria Maternal Partnership Study Are you interested in pregnancy research? Dr. Jonathan Purnell, is conducting a study at Columbia Memorial Hospital to learn more about how receiving nutritional advice during pregnancy affects your food choices and your baby’s growth. Participation will last up to 6 months after you delivery your[...]
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Why the new Cancer Collaborative had to have a puzzle table

It’s about time Our own Dr. Jennifer Lycette wrote an article that will appear in an upcoming volume of the Journal of Clinical Oncology about her own path to discovering the value of a jigsaw puzzle in a healthcare setting. Read the article here. DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2017.75.7872 Journal of Clinical Oncology – published online[...]
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Cancer Collaborative in the News

The buzz The CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative has gotten our community buzzing with excitement. We’ve been on the radio and newspapers sharing the amazing story of community and dedication that has made it possible for our rural area to become home to state-of-the-art cancer treatment. Here is some of the[...]
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Cancer Collaborative Ribbon Cutting

CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative Celebrates Grand Opening ASTORIA, Ore., 10/13/17 – Several hundred people gathered last night to celebrate what Columbia Memorial Hospital CEO Erik Thorsen called, “proof of the power of pioneering partnerships.” With the help of the local medical community, donors, artists and craftspeople, local politicians, the CMH[...]
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CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative Opens to Patients

Cancer Collaborative Opens Oct. 2 The future of cancer care on the North Oregon Coast began quietly and simply, with a blessing of hope by Pastor Larry Stomp and the healing touch of all. CMH caregivers gathered to celebrate the opening of the new CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative before the[...]
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Radiation Therapy Comes to the North Oregon Coast

CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative Brings Comprehensive Cancer Care to Astoria ASTORIA, Ore. – After more than seven years of preparation by Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH), the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, and the community of Astoria, Ore., the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative will open its doors to patients on Oct. 2,[...]
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Talking About Virtual Care

Dr. Katrina McPherson talks about virtual care Katrina McPherson, MD, our Vice President of Operations for the Medical Group, was quoted in a recent article in Hospital Voice magazine about providing care to patients through their phones or computers. Virtual care is another option for patients who are busy or[...]
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Video: A New Generation of Hope

The CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative
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Hospital Donors and Leaders Make a Difference

CMH Foundation Hosts Tribute-to-Giving to Thank Donors Sept. 15, 2017, ASTORIA, Ore. – The Columbia Memorial Hospital Foundation thanked its donors Thursday evening through a tribute to giving. The guests were entertained by Richard Steele, a world-renowned magician and mentalist. Most notably, donors were thanked for their philanthropic support of[...]
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Introducing Dr. Anisa Richardson

Anisa Richardson, MD, joins the CMH Primary Care Clinic We are pleased to introduce Anisa Richardson, MD, who joined the CMH Primary Care Clinic in Warrenton in September 2017. Dr. Richardson is a board-certified family medicine physician. Dr. Richardson attended medical school at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland and[...]
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