Study Shows How Chronic Inflammation Can Cause Cancer
Chronic inflammation like sunburn can sometimes cause cancer, but how it happens remains unknown.
This study shows for the first time how a substance made by the body to promote inflammation can caus
Crops to Clinic: Researchers Create, Test Cancer-fighting Foods
COLUMBUS, Ohio – At a time of year when many American families gather to pile food on holiday plates, cancer researchers urge families to save more space for colorful fruits and vegetables that may he
Cancer Genomics Expert To Present Annual Block Lecture
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dr. Levi Garraway, an
associate professor of medicine in the Department of Medical Oncology at the
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard
and a senior associat
Guides Help Cancer Patients Navigate Health System, Complete Therapy
COLUMBUS, Ohio – They’re called patient navigators, but some might call them hurdle jumpers, task masters, or simply strong shoulders to lean on. People who first learn they might have cancer often n
Internationally Renowned Lung Cancer Expert Comes To Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Internationally renowned lung cancer expert Dr. David Carbone will be developing and leading a new thoracic oncology center at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
New Pelotonia 'Idea Grants' in Cancer Research Awarded at Ohio State
NEW PELOTONIA ‘IDEA GRANTS’ IN CANCER RESEARCH AWARDED AT OHIO STATE
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University’s Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J.
Join the Conversation about Breast Reconstruction
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center is hosting a live, interactive webinar from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday (10/17) with breast reconstructive surgery experts and patients
Nurses, Volunteers At The James Create 'Dream Hats' For Patients
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Oncology
nurses and volunteers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
– Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital
and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC–James) a
Seeking Nominations for Stefanie's Champions Caregivers
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 14th annual Stefanie’s Champions Awards is seeking nominations for caregivers who are helping improve the lives of cancer patients. Five Champions will be honored during the annu
The James Turns Columbus Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness
COLUMBUS, Ohio – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC–Ja
Media Advisory: The James To Celebrate 'Cancer Survivors Day' on Sunday
– Thousands of cancer survivors and their families will be swaying to the
music, and listening to inspirational speakers when they gather on the lawn of
Chemical Abstracts Services,
Robotic Surgery Through The Mouth Safe For Removing Tumors Of The Voice Box, Study Shows
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Robotic surgery though the mouth is a safe and effective way to remove tumors of the throat and voice box, according to a study by head and neck cancer surgeons at the Ohio State Uni
Ohio State And Malaysia Centre Join Forces In The Global Fight Against Cancer, Develop Possible Anticancer Drug
Tropical plants can be a valuable source of new anticancer drugs.
A formal collaboration with the Sarawak Biodiversity Centre, a Malaysian research organization, has been initiated to study a new exp
Breast Cancer Conference to Feature Experts from The James
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Community members are invited to attend a breast cancer conference with Dr. Charles L. Shapiro, professor of medical oncology and director of breast medical oncology at The Ohio Sta
Media Advisory: OSU James Offering Free Prostate Cancer Screenings
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC–James) is offering free prostate cancer scree
Possible Therapy For Tamoxifen-Resistant Breast Cancer Identified
Sarmila Majumder, PhD
The hormone estrogen stimulates the growth of breast cancers that are estrogen-receptor positive, the most common form of breast cancer.
The drug tamoxifen blocks this estro
Ohio State Leads International Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Development Effort
COLUMBUS, Ohio – An estimated 44,000 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year – and an estimated 37,000 will die from the disease – making it the fourth leading cancer killer, acc
National Food Magazine Awards 'Top Doc' Competition 'Best Special Event
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The first-ever “Top Doc” Cooking Challenge – an informational and entertaining food event similar to the popular TV shows “Top Chef” and “Chopped” – has received the Best Special Eve
Dr. Clinton to Discuss Prostate Cancer During 'Fireside Chat
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Community members are invited to attend a “fireside chat” about prostate cancer with Dr. Steven Clinton, program leader of molecular carcinogenesis and chemoprevention at The Ohio St
The James Cancer Hospital Expands Gastrointestinal Oncology Program
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The section of gastrointestinal oncology at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James) continues to ex
Combination Peptide Therapies Might Offer More Effective, Less Toxic Cancer Treatment
Tiny fragments of proteins called peptides potentially offer an effective, safer, way to prevent or treat cancer.
These two studies examine a peptide vaccine and a peptide therapeutic together and wi
Electric Helmet Treats Brain Tumors
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Brain cancer patients at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC–James) are among the
People With Allergies May Have Lower Risk of Brain Tumors
COLUMBUS, Ohio - New research adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting that there’s a link between allergies and reduced risk of a serious type of cancer that starts in the brain. This study su
Liver Cancer Cells Stop Making Glucose As They Become Cancerous
Liver cells normally produce glucose to help maintain healthy blood-sugar levels, but they lose that ability when they become cancerous, this study shows.
This change might benefit tumor cells by hel
Loss Of A Tiny Liver Molecule Might Lead To Liver Cancer
Liver cancer is the third leading cancer killer worldwide and new treatments are urgently needed.
This study shows that loss of a regulatory molecule called microRNA-122 leads to liver cancer.
Study Reveals New Mechanism That Might Promote Cancer’s Growth And Spread In The Body
Researchers have discovered a previously unknown mechanism that promotes the growth and spread of cancer.
The mechanism involves a new role for small regulatory molecules called microRNA.
Ohio State Cancer Researcher Receives Carcinogenesis Award
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dr. Carlo Croce, chair of the department of molecular virology, immunology, and medical genetics; and director of Human Cancer Genetics at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Canc
Goldberg Gives Moertel Lecture At Alliance Meeting
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dr. Richard Goldberg, (43235) an internationally renowned gastrointestinal oncologist at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Resea
miR Loss May Power Malignant Transformation In Chronic Leukemia
These findings show that the loss of a particular RNA molecule enables leukemia cells to generate energy in a way that allows them to rapidly produce materials they need to proliferate faster.
Paskett Presents Jimmie Holland Lecture at National Alliance Meeting
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State University cancer researcher Electra Paskett (43017) presented the 12th annual Jimmie Holland lecture during the recent Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology meeting in
Ohio State Leukemia Researcher Receives National Schilsky Award
COLUMBUS, OHIO – Dr. Clara Bloomfield (43015), an international authority on leukemia and lymphoma at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research
International Expert In Breast Radiation Oncology Joins The James
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Internationally renowned cancer expert Dr. Julia White is the new director of breast radiation oncology at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Can
Inhibitors Of Shuttle Molecule Show Promise In Acute Leukemia
An estimated 10,200 Americans will die of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in 2012, so new ways of treating the disease are needed.
This study uses a novel class of experimental drugs to halt a process
Scientists Sequence Genome Of Human Relative That Prefers Love Over War
Researchers have sequenced the bonobo genome and compared it to the genomes of chimpanzees and humans.
The findings should help scientists better understand the evolutionary relationships between
Marker Distinguishes More-Aggressive From Less-Aggressive Forms Of Chronic Leukemia
People newly diagnosed with chronic leukemia must often wait to learn if they have a faster- or slower-progressing form of the disease.
This study identified a molecular marker that quickly helps to
Researchers Identify a “Life-And-Death” Molecule on Chronic Leukemia Cells
SMIP-016 is a promising experimental drug that kills chronic leukemia cells.
The drug targets a protein called CD37, but it wasn’t known how this kills leukemia cells.
This study showed unexpected
Revised Glioblastoma Classification Should Improve Patient Care
Classification Should Improve Patient Care
The system doctors use to classify patients’ malignant brain
tumors is outdated.
Researchers have revised the
Inherited DNA Change Explains Overactive Leukemia Gene
An overactive BAALC gene in acute leukemia cells identifies patients whose disease is likely to respond poorly to standard therapy.
This study discovered why the gene is often overactive.
Experimental Agent May Help Older People With Chronic Leukemia
· Standard treatment for chronic leukemia is too harsh for many older patients.
· Early clinical trials testing indicates that these patients respond well to the experimental drug
Public To Sign Beam At Statehouse For New James Cancer Hospital, Critical Care Center
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The final steel beams of the new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and Critical Care Center will be raised on May 21 – an important milestone in building the future
A microRNA Prognostic Marker Identified In Acute Leukemia
Molecular markers are needed to guide the treatment of people with acute leukemia with normal-looking chromosomes.
This study found that overexpression of a particular microRNA indicates a poor progn
James Nurses Receive Multiple Awards From Oncology Nursing Society
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Two nursing professionals at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute will receive awards
29th Block Golf Tournament to Help Fund New James Cancer Hospital
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 29th Herbert J. Block Memorial Tournament will be held June 25 at the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Proceeds from the event will benefit the expansion of
11th Annual 'Celebration for Life' to Benefit The James
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute will host the 11th annual “Celebration for Life” fundr
Beam Signings for New James Cancer Hospital, Critical Care Center
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The final steel beams of the new James Cancer Hospital and
Solove Research Institute and Critical Care Center will be raised on May 21 – an important milestone in building t
Two Repressor Genes Identified As Essential For Placental Development
The E2F family of genes is thought to play a crucial role in regulating cell proliferation.
It is unclear how these genes carry out their function and interact with one another in intact animals.
James Cancer Hospital to Offer Free Skin Cancer Screenings
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC–James) is offering free screenings for skin ca
Spielman Funds at James Cancer Hospital Top $10 Million
COLUMBUS, Ohio – What started as a quest by Chris and Stefanie Spielman to raise $250,000 for breast cancer research has been embraced by the central Ohio community – so much so – that mor
Study Suggests Current Definition of Circulating Tumor Cells Too Narrow; Finds New Characteristics of Double Positive Cells
COLUMBUS, Ohio – New research from The Ohio State University utilizes two different methods to visualize circulating tumor cells (CTCs) as well as other unusual circulating cells with both epithelia
Oncology Nursing Society Publication Edited By Ohio State Nurse Receives Award
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Research scientist Joanne Lester, who holds a doctorate of philosophy in nursing at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Ri