Introducing The James 5K Race Series

May 20, 2014 1:15 pm
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Introducing the James 5K Race Series

In June 2014 The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) is kicking off the James 5K Race Series. This inaugural year of the series will feature five annual running events in Columbus, Ohio, that will involve more than 3,200 participants and hundreds more who will come out to support their loved ones in their...
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The Power of Prevention, Part 3: Building a Better Bread to Beat Prostate Cancer

May 18, 2014 10:35 am
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The Power of Prevention, Part 3- Building a Better Bread to Beat Prostate Cancer

Investigators in Ohio State’s cancer program are developing a novel approach to providing soy in the diet for cancer-prevention studies. They have developed two functional foods – soy bread and soy-almond bread – that are being tested in men with prostate cancer. Both breads were created by an Ohio State team led by Yael Vodovotz, PhD, a physical chemistry researcher and food scientist who is a member of Ohio...
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Breast Cancer Care in Women Over 65

May 15, 2014 1:49 pm
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Age has always been a risk factor for cancer, but as the population ages, oncologists are seeing more and more cancer patients over 65. “Almost 45 percent of new breast cancer cases diagnosed in the United States in 2013 occurred in women older than 65 years,” says Ewa Mrozek, MD, a medical oncologist at the OSUCCC – James. Because of this trend, physicians, researchers and other medical experts must...
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Celebrate National Cancer Research Month

May 13, 2014 10:55 am
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During May, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) participates in a celebration of National Cancer Research Month to recognize high-quality, innovative cancer research across the country. Research at the OSUCCC – James Our vision is to create a cancer-free world, one person, one discovery at a time. To do so, we’ve accepted the mission to eradicate cancer...
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