Sneak Peek at the New James: Compassion & Technology in Specialized Nursing Care

May 1, 2014 12:15 pm
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Relationships, technology and compassion. This triumvirate of distant cousins is making headlines in the world of specialized cancer care, and here’s why: It’s called the Primary Nursing Care Model. The new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, slated to open later this year, has already garnered a national and international reputation as a 21st century, state-of-the-art cancer hospital, with each inpatient floor addressing a specific type of cancer....
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The Power of Prevention, Part 2: Promising Patch

April 29, 2014 9:42 am
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The Power of Prevention, Part 2- Promising Patch

Approximately 300,000 Americans annually develop precancerous lesions in the mouth, and about 30 percent of these lesions progress to oral cancer. The lesions are often surgically removed, but they tend to recur with unfavorable outcomes. The American Cancer Society reports that an estimated 8,400 deaths from oral cancer are expected in 2014. But investigators at Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC...
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Leading By Example: Jeff and Colleen Walker

April 27, 2014 11:05 am
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Leading By Example- Jeff and Colleen Walker

Jeff Walker, Executive Director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), and his wife Colleen elected to make a gift to the Cancer Strategic Support Fund at the OSUCCC – James. These funds are disbursed via a competitive grant process that identifies the most promising work being done at the OSUCCC – James. Jeff says this fund designation was...
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Unsung Hero: Louise Williams

April 22, 2014 9:49 am
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UNSUNG HERO- LOUISE WILLIAMS

Meet Louise Williams, BSN, RN, CNOR, a staff nurse IV at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. After spending some time in neurointensive-care nursing, Williams found her calling in the operating room. She’s spent 20 years as an operating room nurse and has been with The James since 2003. “It’s truly the best job I’ve ever...
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