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Jennifer Lycette, MD

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Medical Oncologist, on sabbatical through late 2020

Dr. Jennifer Lycette began serving cancer patients in Astoria in August 2013. She is currently on sabbatical through late 2020. Dr. Lycette is board-certified in hematology and oncology. She attended the University of Washington Medical School and completed a residency with the Harvard Teaching Hospitals network and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at Oregon Health & Science University. She was instrumental in developing the new CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative.

Dr. Lycette was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. She and her husband have three children. She enjoys music, playing piano, reading and spending time outdoors.


Dr. Lycette writes a personal blog, "The Hopeful Cancer Doc."

Articles & Interviews

The Puzzle Table, an essay by Dr. Jennifer Lycette in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Oct. 2, 2017.

A New Generation of Hope, Part 3, a short film about the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Collaborative, Summer 2017

My Hope for Your Cancer Care Journey, an essay by Dr. Jennifer Lycette in CMH Health Compass, Summer 2017

A conversation about how cancer develops, Dr. Jennifer Lycette on KMUN's Light on Health, March 1, 2017

"The Challenges of Treating Patients with Cancer and Severe Mental Illness", an interview with Dr. Jennifer Lycette on OPB's Think Out Loud, Jan. 17, 2017

"Neglected—Cancer Care and Mental Health in Rural America", an essay by Dr. Jennifer Lycette in The New England Journal of Medicine, Dec. 8, 2016

Professional Memberships:

American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology


  • Oncology



  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Hematology and Medical Oncology


  • Medical School: University of Washington Medical School (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Internship & Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston, Mass.)

Professional Interests

Breast Cancer, Cancer Survivorship, Hematology and Oncology


  • English

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