Pelotonia-Funded Research Sends 83-Year-Old Man Into Remission

July 15, 2014 7:55 am
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Pelotonia-Funded Research Sends 83-Year-Old Man Into Remission

Burden “Brent” Brunthall, 83, of Seattle, Wash., learned he had stage 4 cancer of the carotid gland in 2010. After surgery to remove his salivary gland, followed by an aggressive radiation therapy regimen, doctors believed his cancer was in remission. Unfortunately, it showed up in his lymph nodes nine months later. Brunthall knew from his original workup that his tumor was human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER-2) positive. With...
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Emily Marsh-Fleming: From Pool to Pelotonia

July 3, 2014 9:12 am
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Emily Marsh-Fleming - From Pool to Pelotonia

Emily Marsh-Fleming, 38, a national champion synchronized swimmer while an Ohio State undergrad from 1994-97, was well into her cancer journey when she decided to participate in Pelotonia 11. Until then, her only biking experience involved riding to the pool, classes and home as an Ohio State student. “The first time I set out on my bike, which my dad had disassembled and mailed to me in my freshman...
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Clinical Trial Works Wonders for Patient With Chronic Leukemia

February 14, 2014 12:37 pm
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Clinical Trial Cures Patient with ‘Incurable’ Blood Cancer

Gary Bush says it must have been divine intervention that led him to oncologists at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). The former longtime union carpenter from Beavercreek, Ohio, had routine blood work as part of an annual physical in February 2007. A clerical error resulted in him going back to have his...
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