Breast Cancer Take Action Month: Double Your Impact

October 7, 2014 7:10 am
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Breast Cancer Take Action Month- Double Your Impact

The Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute is focused on finding the best methods of breast cancer prevention, detection and treatment for those battling breast cancer. How do we do that? We are continually innovating and improving our research methods. An invaluable resource for our research is the...
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Patient Room Amenities in the New Home of The James

October 2, 2014 2:05 pm
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Patient Room Amenities in the New Home of The James

When patients enter the new home of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute to receive treatment, they will be cared for on an individual basis. That’s why each inpatient floor in the new James addresses one specific type of cancer. Floors dedicated to one type of cancer require not only sub-specialized physicians, but also sub-specialized nurses. “We work as teams so everybody on the floor will be...
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The ABCDEs of Skin Cancer Screening

September 30, 2014 3:20 pm
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Skin cancer, the most common of all cancers, is a disease in which malignant cells appear in one of the layers of the skin. Each year, more than 3.5 million people are diagnosed with types of skin cancer called basal cell or squamous cell carcinomas. Melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, is diagnosed in about 77,000 people in the United States and 139,870 people annually worldwide. With...
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New Advances in Lung Cancer Research

September 25, 2014 4:00 pm
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New Advances in Lung Cancer Research

Every day, experts at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) are making advances in cancer research and treatment. These advances are especially important in cancers for which treatment is a challenge for oncologists, like lung cancer. “Lung cancer is often diagnosed in a very late stage,” says David Carbone, MD, PhD, a medical oncologist at the OSUCCC...
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