Precision Cancer Medicine: Getting a Crystal-Clear Vision of Cancer

December 19, 2014 8:47 am
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Sameek Roychowdhury, MD

If you wear glasses, you remember the moment. You put those brand-new lenses in front of your eyes, and suddenly you saw every swirl of your fingerprint, every vein of a leaf from 10 paces away. Precision cancer medicine works much the same way. It’s the way the world’s leading cancer experts get a crystal-clear picture of precisely what drives a particular cancer’s growth. By studying cancer cells at...
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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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There is No Routine Prostate Cancer

August 12, 2014 1:16 pm
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There is No Routine Prostate Cancer

At The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), we understand that there is no such thing as routine prostate cancer. The OSUCCC – James brings together experts from a variety of disciplines to detect, diagnose and analyze your prostate cancer at the genetic level. “Traditionally, we diagnose … prostate cancer by examining the way cells appear under a...
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There Is No Routine Cancer

June 24, 2014 10:55 am
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There Is No Routine Cancer

Just as no two people are exactly the same, neither are their cancers. Each patient’s cancer is fueled by different elements that help cancer cells develop, survive, invade and grow. These elements – or genetic differences – are the reason there is no routine cancer. Researchers and oncologists at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) are using...
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