Pelotonia-Supported Clinical Trial Returns Patient to Active Lifestyle

July 22, 2014 8:06 am
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Pelotonia-Supported Clinical Trial Returns Patient to Active Lifestyle

Wally Yocum, a technical manager at the Marietta branch of Koroseal Interior Products, LLC, has a biology degree from Fairleigh-Dickinson University in New Jersey that he pursued partly because he thought, “Maybe I could help find a cure for something.” Years later, he did just that by participating in clinical trials for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer...
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There Is No Routine Lung Cancer

July 20, 2014 7:46 am
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There is No Routine Lung Cancer

A revolution in lung cancer treatment is happening at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). Our research is proving that lung cancer is not solely defined by location and stage, but rather the individual molecules and genes that drive each patient’s unique cancer. Simply put, there is no routine lung cancer. To deliver the most effective ways...
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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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Ovarian Cancer National Trial: Could a Virus Prevent Cancer Recurrence?

July 10, 2014 1:25 pm
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For some women, it might be one virus well worth having. In fact, while it causes cold- or flu-like symptoms, the reovirus may help save lives. And that’s what the gynecologic oncology research experts at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) mean to find out. “We’ve found,” says David Cohn, MD, an OSUCCC – James gynecologic oncologist,...
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