On-Demand Dining in the New Home of The James

July 17, 2014 12:55 pm
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Cancer affects all aspects of life, including eating habits. It can be challenging for cancer patients to not only find foods that taste good, but also foods that complement treatment and speed recovery. However, treatment can affect diet differently based upon the patient. “Just like there’s no routine cancer, there’s no routine diet plan either,” says Drew Patterson, culinary director for nutrition services at The Ohio State University Comprehensive...
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Blood and Marrow Transplant in the New Home of The James

June 26, 2014 12:15 pm
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Each area in the new home of The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute is uniquely designed to cater to a specific set of patients, and the Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Unit on the 14th floor is no exception. “We’ve brought together a number of enhancements to improve the overall patient and family experience,” says Steven Devine, MD, a hematologist and director of the Blood and Marrow...
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Sneak Peek At The New James: Clinical Trials Offer Hope For A Cancer-Free World

June 5, 2014 3:55 pm
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Clinical trials are an integral part of cancer care in the 21st century. Why? Because they provide hope to patients. Thanks to groundbreaking research and clinical trials, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) gives cancer patients acces to the most innovative new treatment methods, some of which are not available anywhere else. “We have over 500 clinical...
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Sneak Peek at the New James: Compassion & Technology in Specialized Nursing Care

May 1, 2014 12:15 pm
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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, slated to open later this year, has already garnered a national and international reputation as a 21st century, state-of-the-art cancer hospital, with each inpatient floor addressing a specific type of cancer....
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