Caring for Cancer Emergencies in the New Home of The James

September 18, 2014 7:18 pm
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Physicians and nurses at The Ohio State University who treat patients in times of emergency see many walk through the door with cancer. “We have a lot of patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer, and we want to provide the very best care for them,” says Thomas E. Terndrup, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Ohio State. Cancer emergencies can range from...
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OCCPI: Pelotonia-Funded Research Saves Lives of At-Risk Family Members

September 16, 2014 3:07 pm
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OCCPI- Pelotonia-Funded Research Saves Lives of At-Risk Family Members

James McDaniel’s colon cancer diagnosis came as no surprise. His father, uncle and grandfather all succumbed to the disease in their mid-40s. “I’d been expecting it,” says McDaniel, who was age 48 at the time of his diagnosis. A vice president of the mortgage division at Huntington and father of three daughters, McDaniel had been cleared during his cancer screening at age 44 and told to come back for...
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Precision Cancer Medicine in the New Home of The James

September 15, 2014 9:38 am
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Because researchers and clinicians at The Ohio State University understand that no two cancers are alike and that there is no routine cancer, their approach to treating this disease differs from how cancers were treated years ago. In the past, cancers were characterized solely by their location – breast, lung, prostate, etc. However, in the past 10 years, researchers and oncologists have learned that cancer can also be classified...
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Clinical Care in the New Home of The James

September 4, 2014 2:25 pm
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In the new home of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, each in-patient unit will treat one type of cancer, and that subspecialized care is of vital importance for cancer patients. “The philosophy at The James is that we have experts who focus on one type of cancer,” says Richard Goldberg, MD, physician-in-chief of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove...
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