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Kiwanis Doernbecher Children's Cancer Program

In the late 1980's a small group of Kiwanians discovered the need for a bone marrow transplant unit at Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland Oregon. They raised some money and in 1990, started the Kiwanis Bone Marrow Transplant Unit. As technologies changed, the program had to change also, and in 1998 became the Kiwanis Doernbecher Children's Cancer Program.

Through the Kiwanis Fellowship Program the next generation of pediatric oncology specialists and researchers are trained to help cure children of cancer. In the Fellowship Program, the best and brightest young physicians are invited to participate in an intensive three year program to become the next generation of pediatriac oncology specialists.

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