5 Physical Changes To Expect From Cancer

July 1, 2014 6:55 am
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5 Physical Changes To Expect From Cancer

When undergoing cancer treatment, it’s important to understand that your body will change. Whether your body looks different or you simply feel that you look different, recognizing the physical changes in your body and coping with them in a healthy way is crucial to your well-being. These physical changes can be a result of cancer itself or side effects from the treatment you are receiving. Regardless of their cause,...
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Blood and Marrow Transplant in the New Home of The James

June 26, 2014 12:15 pm
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Each area in the new home of The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute is uniquely designed to cater to a specific set of patients, and the Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Unit on the 14th floor is no exception. “We’ve brought together a number of enhancements to improve the overall patient and family experience,” says Steven Devine, MD, a hematologist and director of the Blood and Marrow...
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There Is No Routine Cancer

June 24, 2014 10:55 am
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There Is No Routine Cancer

Just as no two people are exactly the same, neither are their cancers. Each patient’s cancer is fueled by different elements that help cancer cells develop, survive, invade and grow. These elements – or genetic differences – are the reason there is no routine cancer. Researchers and oncologists at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) are using...
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Spielman Fund Raises $15 Million for Breast Cancer Research

June 22, 2014 6:59 am
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Spielman Fund Raises $15 Million for Breast Cancer Research

At this year’s 15th annual Stefanie’s Champions Awards Luncheon, I had the opportunity to make a big announcement that I am honored to share again: The Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research at Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) has raised more than $15.4 million! Stefanie and I initially thought the fund might raise $1 million; never in...
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