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.

Leading by Example: Dr. Michael and Ani Caligiuri

March 20, 2014 7:35 am
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Leading By Example-Dr. Michael and Ani Caligiuri

Supporting life-saving work is not a new idea for Michael A. Caligiuri, MD. He has generously supported many projects during his tenure as director of the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and CEO of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, including research grants and riders in Pelotonia. His most recent gift supports construction of a 21st century cancer hospital – the new James Cancer Hospital and...
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4 Things to Know About BRCA Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing

March 18, 2014 10:32 am
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BRCA Testing

On June 13, 2013, the United States Supreme Court ruled that naturally occurring DNA cannot be subject to patent. What does this mean for you? Because there is no routine cancer, it is crucial to study an individual’s genetic makeup. Now, physicians and other healthcare providers can offer more high-quality, affordable options to study your genetics and assess cancer risk, including genetic tests for BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations....
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Tobacco Research in Ohio to Benefit the Entire Nation

March 16, 2014 8:24 am
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Tobacco Grant

Do some people take up tobacco because of how it’s marketed to them, or is it because they’re genetically predisposed to using it? Maybe it’s the influence of family and friends that spurs someone to light up? Whatever the causes, we’re about to find out. For the next five years, researchers at the OSUCCC – James will do a deep dive into multiple studies designed to find out exactly...
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