Radiation Oncology: An Extraordinary Space in the New Home of The James

July 31, 2014 3:57 pm
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Radiation oncology is one of the most extraordinary spaces in the new home of The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute.  There is no routine cancer, and the new James is no routine cancer hospital. “The mere fact that we’re on the second floor of the new James speaks volumes about the uniqueness of our radiation oncology center,” says Arnab Chakravarti, MD, chair of the department of radiation...
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Team Buckeye Rider Finds New Meaning for Pelotonia Ride

July 29, 2014 3:00 pm
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Team Buckeye Rider Finds New Meaning For Pelotonia Ride

This year, Anna Maria Bittoni will ride in Pelotonia for the second time, completing the 100-mile journey from Columbus to Gambier to support cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). As a member of Team Buckeye, Ohio State’s superpeloton (riding group), Bittoni was given an opportunity to participate in the “I Ride For You” program,...
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4 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk [Part 2]

July 27, 2014 7:50 am
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4 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk [Part 2]

Ditching tobacco, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and eating a balanced diet are vital to your health and reducing your cancer risk. In addition, these lifestyle changes can lower your cancer risk: LIMIT ALCOHOL While a low to moderate intake of alcohol has been shown to reduce risk of heart disease, drinking too much can increase risk of high blood pressure, heart failure, sudden death, stroke and several...
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Ovarian Cancer & the Lynch Syndrome Link

July 26, 2014 8:35 am
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Can medical experts really predict if a woman will get ovarian or uterine/endometrial cancer? In many cases, yes – they really can. An inherited genetic condition called Lynch syndrome is actually the most common cause of hereditary uterine cancer, and it also increases the risk of ovarian cancer. The syndrome is passed down from generation to generation, predisposing these women not only to gynecologic cancers, but to colon and...
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