Precision Cancer Medicine: Getting a Crystal-Clear Vision of Cancer

December 19, 2014 8:47 am
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Sameek Roychowdhury, MD

If you wear glasses, you remember the moment. You put those brand-new lenses in front of your eyes, and suddenly you saw every swirl of your fingerprint, every vein of a leaf from 10 paces away. Precision cancer medicine works much the same way. It’s the way the world’s leading cancer experts get a crystal-clear picture of precisely what drives a particular cancer’s growth. By studying cancer cells at...
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Specialized Cancer Nursing Care: Compassion & Technology Combined

December 10, 2014 9:49 am
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James Nurse

Relationships, technology and compassion. This triumvirate of distant cousins is making headlines in the world of specialized cancer care, and here’s why: it’s called the Primary Nursing Care Model. The new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute has already garnered attention as a 21st century, state-of-the-art cancer hospital, with each inpatient floor addressing a specific type of cancer. It’s sub-specialized care on every inpatient floor, at every turn...
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Exercising Control: Study Shows Yoga Can Help Breast Cancer Survivors

December 6, 2014 9:53 am
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Janice Kielcolt-Glaser

Practicing yoga for as little as three months can reduce fatigue and lower inflammation in breast cancer survivors, according to a study at Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). The results were better the more the women practiced. At the study’s six-month point – three months after the formal yoga practice had ended – fatigue was 57 percent lower,...
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Carole and David Schuller: A Passion for Living, Giving and Working Toward a Cure

November 24, 2014 9:45 am
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Schullers

Carole and David Schuller, MD, celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary this year, and it’s quickly apparent why: They laugh together,praise and support one another and share a love for family and friends. Their passion for life is evident — whether taking grandchildren to an Ohio State Buckeye football game, walking their beloved corgis or talking to donors about supporting The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G....
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