James Stitching Sisters Sew Care and Comfort Into Each Quilt

September 23, 2014 3:22 pm
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Since The James Stitching Sisters was founded nine years ago, an army of quilters has sewn and distributed over 8,000 quilts for patients at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). Each quilt is stitched together with love. Founded by Joanne Lester, PhD, CRNO, AOCN, who is a volunteer at the OSUCCC – James...
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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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Pelotonia: United To Chase Cancer Down

August 7, 2014 3:30 am
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One goal: end cancer. After beginning in 2009 as a grassroots bike tour to raise money for innovative and life-saving cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), Pelotonia has become an annual, nationally acclaimed cycling experience that draws together thousands of riders, volunteers, patients, families and friends who want to stamp out cancer forever. “These...
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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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