Pelotonia Turns 6

May 25, 2014 10:11 am
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Pelotonia Turns 6

I find it amazing that Pelotonia, our annual grassroots bicycle tour to raise money for cancer research at the OSUCCC – James, will turn 6 years old in August. Even more remarkable is the incredible response the community shows at each event, the growing number of riders and volunteers, and the people along the road cheering the riders on. Also telling is the extraordinary support reflected in the money...
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Prostate Cancer: Multiple Treatment Options Available

May 22, 2014 3:45 pm
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Roughly one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. But how should men stay vigilant and prepared? Get Screened Physicians recommend that men begin annual prostate screening exams at the age of 50. However, men with higher risk of prostate cancer, including African-Americans and men with a family history of this disease, should begin screening in their 40s, says Geoffrey Box, MD, urologic surgeon at The Ohio...
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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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