OCCPI: Pelotonia-Funded Research Saves Lives of At-Risk Family Members

September 16, 2014 3:07 pm
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OCCPI- Pelotonia-Funded Research Saves Lives of At-Risk Family Members

James McDaniel’s colon cancer diagnosis came as no surprise. His father, uncle and grandfather all succumbed to the disease in their mid-40s. “I’d been expecting it,” says McDaniel, who was age 48 at the time of his diagnosis. A vice president of the mortgage division at Huntington and father of three daughters, McDaniel had been cleared during his cancer screening at age 44 and told to come back for...
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Precision Cancer Medicine in the New Home of The James

September 15, 2014 9:38 am
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Because researchers and clinicians at The Ohio State University understand that no two cancers are alike and that there is no routine cancer, their approach to treating this disease differs from how cancers were treated years ago. In the past, cancers were characterized solely by their location – breast, lung, prostate, etc. However, in the past 10 years, researchers and oncologists have learned that cancer can also be classified...
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Clinical Care in the New Home of The James

September 4, 2014 2:25 pm
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In the new home of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, each in-patient unit will treat one type of cancer, and that subspecialized care is of vital importance for cancer patients. “The philosophy at The James is that we have experts who focus on one type of cancer,” says Richard Goldberg, MD, physician-in-chief of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove...
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Lynch Syndrome: The Cancer Connection Uncovered [INFOGRAPHIC]

September 2, 2014 3:09 pm
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There is no routine cancer, and researchers at the OSUCCC – James discovered just how big of an impact genetic variations can have an individual’s cancer detection, prevention, treatment and cure when they found a direct relationship between the presence of Lynch syndrome and colorectal cancer in patients. This discovery led to a pioneering of screening efforts to increase years of life for those affected with LS. Dollars raised...
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