Volunteer Bakes Thousands of Cookies for New Home of The James Construction Crew

October 21, 2014 4:10 pm
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Volunteer Bakes Thousands of Cookies for New Home of The James Construction Crew

When she married into an Italian-American family with a long tradition of excellent cooking, Sharon DeAscentis worked to hone her baking skills. Baking would be her niche, she thought, among women such as her husband’s Italian grandmother, whose made-from-scratch pastas intimidated her. DeAscentis never could have imagined that, decades later, she would be baking thousands of cookies each year in an industrial-outfitted kitchen in her basement—including thousands of cookies...
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Sub-Specialized Expertise in the New Home of The James

October 16, 2014 2:35 pm
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Total Cancer Care- A Patient Partnership to Further Cancer Research

When you hear the words, “You have cancer,” it can be a devastating and scary time. Fortunately, the new home of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, opening in December 2014, will offer the community a shift in the way we treat cancer. “Cancer has changed so much just in the last few years,” says Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, director of Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center and...
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Patient Room Amenities in the New Home of The James

October 2, 2014 2:05 pm
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Patient Room Amenities in the New Home of The James

When patients enter the new home of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute to receive treatment, they will be cared for on an individual basis. That’s why each inpatient floor in the new James addresses one specific type of cancer. Floors dedicated to one type of cancer require not only sub-specialized physicians, but also sub-specialized nurses. “We work as teams so everybody on the floor will be...
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Caring for Cancer Emergencies in the New Home of The James

September 18, 2014 7:18 pm
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Physicians and nurses at The Ohio State University who treat patients in times of emergency see many walk through the door with cancer. “We have a lot of patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer, and we want to provide the very best care for them,” says Thomas E. Terndrup, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Ohio State. Cancer emergencies can range from...
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