Researchers Develop New Treatment Method for Pancreatic Cancer

August 21, 2014 1:56 pm
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An estimated 46,420 people in the United States will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2014. Fortunately, research experts at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) are constantly innovating to find new ways to treat the disease. The pancreas is a gland deep in the abdomen that is responsible for two main things: regulating blood sugar and...
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Addressing False Positivity in Lung Cancer Screening

August 20, 2014 3:51 pm
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Addressing False Positivity in Lung Cancer Screening

One out of four individuals at high risk of lung cancer who receive a low-dose CT scan as part of the lung cancer screening process will have a spot on their lung. Of those patients, 96.3 percent will be found to not have cancer. In many cases, the only way to confirm whether a spot is cancerous is an invasive procedure that can be expensive and stressful while possibly...
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5 Sneak Peeks at the New Home of The James [Part 2]

August 17, 2014 7:32 am
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5 Sneak Peeks at the New Home of The James [Part 2]

Last week, we took you on a sneak peek of the new home of The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute to show the 15th floor, cancer infusion bays, building mechanicals, technology and operating rooms. This week, we take an even deeper look inside our 21st-century cancer hospital at some of the unique and innovative features Ohio State is bringing to cancer care and treatment. Cancer ED The...
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There is No Routine Prostate Cancer

August 12, 2014 1:16 pm
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There is No Routine Prostate Cancer

At The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), we understand that there is no such thing as routine prostate cancer. The OSUCCC – James brings together experts from a variety of disciplines to detect, diagnose and analyze your prostate cancer at the genetic level. “Traditionally, we diagnose … prostate cancer by examining the way cells appear under a...
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