On-Demand Dining in the New Home of The James

July 17, 2014 12:55 pm
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Cancer affects all aspects of life, including eating habits. It can be challenging for cancer patients to not only find foods that taste good, but also foods that complement treatment and speed recovery. However, treatment can affect diet differently based upon the patient. “Just like there’s no routine cancer, there’s no routine diet plan either,” says Drew Patterson, culinary director for nutrition services at The Ohio State University Comprehensive...
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Pelotonia-Funded Research Sends 83-Year-Old Man Into Remission

July 15, 2014 7:55 am
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Pelotonia-Funded Research Sends 83-Year-Old Man Into Remission

Burden “Brent” Brunthall, 83, of Seattle, Wash., learned he had stage 4 cancer of the carotid gland in 2010. After surgery to remove his salivary gland, followed by an aggressive radiation therapy regimen, doctors believed his cancer was in remission. Unfortunately, it showed up in his lymph nodes nine months later. Brunthall knew from his original workup that his tumor was human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER-2) positive. With...
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4 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk [Part 1]

July 13, 2014 8:38 am
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4 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk [Part 1]

There is no routine cancer. At The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, researchers and oncologists understand that cancer can result from many factors, including your genetic makeup and lifestyle choices. While you cannot alter your genes, you can make healthy choices and positive changes that not only reduce your cancer risk but also improve your overall health. DITCH TOBACCO If...
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Ovarian Cancer National Trial: Could a Virus Prevent Cancer Recurrence?

July 10, 2014 1:25 pm
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For some women, it might be one virus well worth having. In fact, while it causes cold- or flu-like symptoms, the reovirus may help save lives. And that’s what the gynecologic oncology research experts at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) mean to find out. “We’ve found,” says David Cohn, MD, an OSUCCC – James gynecologic oncologist,...
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