Translational Research in the New Home of The James

October 30, 2014 2:26 pm
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Total Cancer Care- A Patient Partnership to Further Cancer Research

Cancer is a complicated disease that afflicts millions of Americans each year. Fortunately, researchers and oncologists like those at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) work daily to combat cancer of all types. But where do they start? Discoveries regarding cancer prevention, detection and treatment begin with basic science research–test tubes and early animal studies, says Michael...
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Using Genomics to Improve Lung Cancer Treatment

October 23, 2014 2:20 pm
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New Advances in Lung Cancer Research

Genomics – the study of the genetic makeup of an organism – helps researchers and oncologists pinpoint why there is no routine lung cancer. Every lung cancer has a unique set of genetic abnormalities, and studying an individual’s genomics allows experts to gain insights into that person’s unique cancer. “It could be the genomics that you inherit from your parents that predisposes you to developing cancer,” says David Carbone,...
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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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