Total Cancer Care: A Patient Partnership to Further Cancer Research

October 9, 2014 4:39 pm
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Total Cancer Care- A Patient Partnership to Further Cancer Research

At The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), physicians and researchers understand that there is no routine cancer. Because cancers are so unique, experts need many tissue samples to study a particular type of cancer. “Cancer is very different from, say, heart disease, which may have only four or five causes,” says Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, director of...
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New Advances in Lung Cancer Research

September 25, 2014 4:00 pm
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New Advances in Lung Cancer Research

Every day, experts at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) are making advances in cancer research and treatment. These advances are especially important in cancers for which treatment is a challenge for oncologists, like lung cancer. “Lung cancer is often diagnosed in a very late stage,” says David Carbone, MD, PhD, a medical oncologist at the OSUCCC...
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OCCPI: Pelotonia-Funded Research Saves Lives of At-Risk Family Members

September 16, 2014 3:07 pm
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OCCPI- Pelotonia-Funded Research Saves Lives of At-Risk Family Members

James McDaniel’s colon cancer diagnosis came as no surprise. His father, uncle and grandfather all succumbed to the disease in their mid-40s. “I’d been expecting it,” says McDaniel, who was age 48 at the time of his diagnosis. A vice president of the mortgage division at Huntington and father of three daughters, McDaniel had been cleared during his cancer screening at age 44 and told to come back for...
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Lynch Syndrome: The Cancer Connection Uncovered [INFOGRAPHIC]

September 2, 2014 3:09 pm
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There is no routine cancer, and researchers at the OSUCCC – James discovered just how big of an impact genetic variations can have an individual’s cancer detection, prevention, treatment and cure when they found a direct relationship between the presence of Lynch syndrome and colorectal cancer in patients. This discovery led to a pioneering of screening efforts to increase years of life for those affected with LS. Dollars raised...
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