Team Buckeye Rider Finds New Meaning for Pelotonia Ride

July 29, 2014 3:00 pm
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Team Buckeye Rider Finds New Meaning For Pelotonia Ride

This year, Anna Maria Bittoni will ride in Pelotonia for the second time, completing the 100-mile journey from Columbus to Gambier to support cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). As a member of Team Buckeye, Ohio State’s superpeloton (riding group), Bittoni was given an opportunity to participate in the “I Ride For You” program,...
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4 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk [Part 2]

July 27, 2014 7:50 am
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4 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk [Part 2]

Ditching tobacco, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and eating a balanced diet are vital to your health and reducing your cancer risk. In addition, these lifestyle changes can lower your cancer risk: LIMIT ALCOHOL While a low to moderate intake of alcohol has been shown to reduce risk of heart disease, drinking too much can increase risk of high blood pressure, heart failure, sudden death, stroke and several...
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Ovarian Cancer & the Lynch Syndrome Link

July 26, 2014 8:35 am
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Can medical experts really predict if a woman will get ovarian or uterine/endometrial cancer? In many cases, yes – they really can. An inherited genetic condition called Lynch syndrome is actually the most common cause of hereditary uterine cancer, and it also increases the risk of ovarian cancer. The syndrome is passed down from generation to generation, predisposing these women not only to gynecologic cancers, but to colon and...
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Pelotonia-Supported Clinical Trial Returns Patient to Active Lifestyle

July 22, 2014 8:06 am
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Pelotonia-Supported Clinical Trial Returns Patient to Active Lifestyle

Wally Yocum, a technical manager at the Marietta branch of Koroseal Interior Products, LLC, has a biology degree from Fairleigh-Dickinson University in New Jersey that he pursued partly because he thought, “Maybe I could help find a cure for something.” Years later, he did just that by participating in clinical trials for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer...
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