Talent Magnet: Why The James Attracts the Best Cancer Specialists From Around the World

February 20, 2014 4:45 pm
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During the last 10 years, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) has recruited about 300 nationally and internationally renowned cancer researchers and physicians from around the world. “If you go back historically to when I first got here about 16 years ago, I was calling around to a lot of friends and colleagues to see if they’d...
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Cancer’s Next Great Hope

February 18, 2014 11:30 am
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Cancer's Next Great Hope

Call it cancer’s thumbprint. It’s the indelible, one-of-a-kind signature found in the DNA of every cancer patient. And it’s not only the catalyst to unlocking personalized treatment options and improved outcomes, but it’s also the key to predicting the risk of getting certain cancers altogether. “For years, we diagnosed a patient’s cancer by location and stage,” says Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center and CEO...
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Pursuing a Cancer-Free World

February 16, 2014 9:00 am
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A summer of progress

By: Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center and CEO of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute Recent successes at the OSUCCC – James have furthered our pursuit of a cancer-free world. Our fifth annual Pelotonia bicycling event, held in August, attracted a record 6,723 riders from 41 states and nine countries, plus 3,451 virtual riders and 2,445 volunteers. The amount raised during Pelotonia...
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Clinical Trial Works Wonders for Patient With Chronic Leukemia

February 14, 2014 12:37 pm
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Clinical Trial Cures Patient with ‘Incurable’ Blood Cancer

Gary Bush says it must have been divine intervention that led him to oncologists at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). The former longtime union carpenter from Beavercreek, Ohio, had routine blood work as part of an annual physical in February 2007. A clerical error resulted in him going back to have his...
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