Of Note Winter 2014

​ GRANTS DENIS GUTTRIDGE, PhD, professor of Medicine and member of the OSUCCC – James Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics Program, has received a four-year, $1.4 million grant (CA180057) from the Nation ...[Read more]
Published: Jan-16-14 | 21  Comments | 0  Link to this post

A Wound That Never Heals Winter 2014

​ ​ A WOUND THAT NEVER HEALS Research is revealing the intimate links between inflammation and malignancy; the work has important implications for cancer treatment and prevention BY DARRELL E. WARD A cut on the finger ...[Read more]
Published: Jan-16-14 | 15  Comments | 0  Link to this post

A Personal Vision Winter 2014

​ ​ A Personal Vision The new director of Neuro-Oncology favors team research and new clinical-trial designs to develop novel drugs for brain tumors By BOB HECKER Vinay Puduvalli’s career trek from medical school in his ...[Read more]
Published: Jan-16-14 | 7  Comments | 0  Link to this post

Thyroid Cancer Winter 2014

​ SEEKING ANSWERS FOR THYROID CANCER Renewed NCI funding supports bedside-to-bench research driven by the needs of patients BY BOB HECKER Thyroid cancer incidence in the United States is rising at the fastest rate of a ...[Read more]
Published: Jan-16-14 | 9  Comments | 0  Link to this post

Bench to Bedside winter 2014

​OSU-12055: Safety and Feasibility of Minimally Invasive Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection (SAFE-MILND) HYPOTHESIS: That minimally invasive groin dissection is a safe procedure; 2. That the learning curve for minimally invasive inguinal lymph no ...[Read more]
Published: Jan-16-14 | 4  Comments | 0  Link to this post

Need to Know winter 2014

​ ​BLOCK LECTURESHIP AWARD CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARYIn October, the OSUCCC – James celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Herbert and Maxine Block Memorial Lectureship Award for Achievement in Cancer. The Block family of Columbus established the ...[Read more]
Published: Jan-16-14 | 6  Comments | 0  Link to this post


​ Helping Ourselves One of the most exciting projects recently launched and led by Ohio State’s cancer program is a statewide initiative to screen newly diagnosed colorectal cancer (CRC). MICHAEL A. CALIG ...[Read more]
Published: Jul-30-13 | 29  Comments | 0  Link to this post

Frontline Summer 2013

​A Game-Changer The Personal Cancer Genome and Precision Cancer Trials By SAMEEK ROYCHOWDHURY, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Internal Medicine and of PharmacologyClinical trials traditionally have been designed to treat patients with a ...[Read more]
Published: Jul-30-13 | 25  Comments | 0  Link to this post

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