Using Genomics to Improve Lung Cancer Treatment

October 23, 2014 2:20 pm
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New Advances in Lung Cancer Research

Genomics – the study of the genetic makeup of an organism – helps researchers and oncologists pinpoint why there is no routine lung cancer. Every lung cancer has a unique set of genetic abnormalities, and studying an individual’s genomics allows experts to gain insights into that person’s unique cancer. “It could be the genomics that you inherit from your parents that predisposes you to developing cancer,” says David Carbone,...
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Volunteer Bakes Thousands of Cookies for New Home of The James Construction Crew

October 21, 2014 4:10 pm
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Volunteer Bakes Thousands of Cookies for New Home of The James Construction Crew

When she married into an Italian-American family with a long tradition of excellent cooking, Sharon DeAscentis worked to hone her baking skills. Baking would be her niche, she thought, among women such as her husband’s Italian grandmother, whose made-from-scratch pastas intimidated her. DeAscentis never could have imagined that, decades later, she would be baking thousands of cookies each year in an industrial-outfitted kitchen in her basement—including thousands of cookies...
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4 Needs at the OSUCCC – James Funded by Buckeye Cruise for Cancer

October 19, 2014 7:00 am
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4 Needs at the OSUCCC – James Funded by Buckeye Cruise for Cancer

Each year, the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer funds a specific need identified by faculty, staff and patients at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) through the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer Fund a Need Program. The program provides the OSUCCC – James with innovative technology and spaces that allow our oncologists, researchers and nurses to provide the best...
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Sub-Specialized Expertise in the New Home of The James

October 16, 2014 2:35 pm
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Total Cancer Care- A Patient Partnership to Further Cancer Research

When you hear the words, “You have cancer,” it can be a devastating and scary time. Fortunately, the new home of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, opening in December 2014, will offer the community a shift in the way we treat cancer. “Cancer has changed so much just in the last few years,” says Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, director of Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center and...
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