The annual Buckeye Cruise for Cancer sets sail each year with a ship full of Buckeye Greats and fans in support of the Urban and Shelley Meyer Fund for Cancer Research at the OSUCCC – James. This fund is dedicated to the recruitment of cancer research experts to The James, so that we continue to have the best and brightest minds at Ohio State.

2015 Buckeye Cruise: A Foggy Delight!

Thank you to all of the sponsors, cruisers and supporters for another incredible Buckeye Cruise for Cancer weekend at sea aboard the National ChampionSHIP in February 2015! We are so grateful to all of you for supporting the Urban and Shelley Meyer Fund for Cancer Research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. You have helped the fund grow and make an impact on this horrible disease.
On this year's foggy cruise in February, you showed that Buckeyes are the best on and off the field! Your energy, enthusiasm and determination to beat cancer are unstoppable. On behalf of the Meyer family, the Buckeye Cruise for Cancer team and everyone at The James, we thank you for your support of the Meyer Fund which benefits OSUCCC – James recruitment and retention efforts, allowing the very best and brightest cancer experts to join and remain at The James.

Get on Board for 2016

Join us February20-25, 2016! Make your reservation today so that you're not left behind on the dock when we depart from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Labadee, Royal Caribbean's private island, and Ocho Rios, Jamaica. This year's ship will be the largest yet and will fill up fast! Visit to book today.

Contact Us

OSUCCC – James Development Office




By Mail

660 Ackerman Road, 6th Floor
PO Box 183112
Columbus, OH 43218-3112

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Upcoming Events

Lunch & Learn: Meal Planning for Cancer Survivors

5/26/2015 11:30:00 AM - 5/26/2015 12:30:00 PM

1145 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212


Introduction to Reflexology

5/27/2015 6:30:00 PM - 5/27/2015 7:30:00 PM

1492 East Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43205


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