What Is Thyroid Cancer?

June 12, 2014 3:12 pm
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In 2014, roughly 63,000 Americans will be diagnosed with a new case of thyroid cancer – cancer of the hormonal glands in the neck. And according to Manisha Shah, MD, a medical oncologist at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, thyroid cancers are on the rise. Unfortunately, the cause for the rise in thyroid cancers is unknown. “There are multiple...
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Pelotonia 5-Year Total Surpasses $61 Million

June 10, 2014 3:10 pm
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Pelotonia 5-Year Total Surpasses $61 Million

Riders, virtual riders and donors in Pelotonia 13, the annual grassroots bicycle tour that generates money for cancer research at Ohio State, raised a record $19,007,104, easily exceeding the Pelotonia 12 total of $16.87 million. Pelotonia staff presented a check for the new total – which pushes the overall five-year tally for this popular event to more than $61 million – to OSUCCC Director and James CEO Michael A....
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Constructing a Cure: Home For Hope Raises Money For Cancer Research

June 8, 2014 12:11 pm
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CONSTRUCTING A CURE

When Charles Ruma was diagnosed with cancer in 2006, he had only one thought on his mind: giving back. With the help of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, Ruma beat cancer. “I was treated at the James at Ohio State, and throughout that process … I wanted a way to give back to the University,”...
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Sneak Peek At The New James: Clinical Trials Offer Hope For A Cancer-Free World

June 5, 2014 3:55 pm
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Clinical trials are an integral part of cancer care in the 21st century. Why? Because they provide hope to patients. Thanks to groundbreaking research and clinical trials, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) gives cancer patients acces to the most innovative new treatment methods, some of which are not available anywhere else. “We have over 500 clinical...
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