How Does HPV Affect Me? [INFOGRAPHIC]

April 1, 2014 10:10 am
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How Does HPV Affect Me

HPV – short for human papillomavirus – is a group of more than 150 related viruses that live in certain cells found in the surface of the skin and in moist surfaces like the vagina, anus, cervix, vulva, head of the penis, mouth, throat, trachea, bronchi and lungs. Low-risk HPV types can cause genital warts and cellular changes that do not cause cancer. However, high-risk HPV types have been...
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Happy National Doctors Day!

March 30, 2014 3:20 pm
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Happy National Doctors Day

Each year March 30 marks a day for communities to honor the doctors who have nursed us back to health, provided our loved ones with comfort and saved lives. The physicians at the OSUCCC – James have a remarkable passion for cancer care. Each expert specializes in treating one type of cancer. That specialization across all modes of treatment – surgery, radiation oncology and chemotherapy – leads to improved...
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Driving FORE Cancer Research

March 25, 2014 9:19 am
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Driving FORE Cancer Research

Mark Thomas is what his friends call a “doer.” When his aunt died from ovarian cancer in 2006, immediately his thoughts turned to what he could do to promote cancer research. “Why not start a golf tournament?” he recalls thinking—an event in which he and his friends could get together and have fun while raising money for a good cause. Now, just seven years later, Thomas, along with a...
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What is Cervical Cancer? [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 23, 2014 12:40 pm
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What is Cerival Cancer Infographic

Cancer of the cervix was once one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women. Fortunately, an increase in screening and related research has helped reduce the death rate by almost 70 percent. Check out the infographic below for more information on cervical cancer incidence, risk and screening based on research from experts at the OSUCCC – James.