Specialized Cancer Nursing Care: Compassion & Technology Combined

December 10, 2014 9:49 am
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James Nurse

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 has already garnered attention as a 21st century, state-of-the-art cancer hospital, with each inpatient floor addressing a specific type of cancer. It’s sub-specialized care on every inpatient floor, at every turn...
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Named Spaces: Donors Leave Their Mark on the New James

December 9, 2014 9:08 am
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New James

The philanthropic community has very generously embraced the new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. Many individuals and groups have given more than $1 million to support efforts for cancer prevention, detection, treatment and cure at Ohio State. Many areas in the new hospital have thus been named in honor of those donors. Abercrombie & Fitch The Abercrombie & Fitch Emergency Department The new emergency department more than...
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Exercising Control: Study Shows Yoga Can Help Breast Cancer Survivors

December 6, 2014 9:53 am
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Janice Kielcolt-Glaser

Practicing yoga for as little as three months can reduce fatigue and lower inflammation in breast cancer survivors, according to a study at Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). The results were better the more the women practiced. At the study’s six-month point – three months after the formal yoga practice had ended – fatigue was 57 percent lower,...
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A Labor of Love

December 5, 2014 8:31 am
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Anthony Hunter

No one has spent more time at the new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute than the construction workers who have labored to build the 21-floor building since ground was broken on the project on June 18, 2010. They have laid the foundation, installed walls and ceilings, fitted massive HVAC and plumbing systems, and so much more. For many of the workers—especially those whose lives have been touched...
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