Research Programs

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (OSUCCC) has five highly interactive cancer research programs. More than 200 scientists from 12 of the 14 colleges at The Ohio State University are members of one or more of these research programs. Through the five programs, the work of members includes basic laboratory studies, translational research and clinical trials.

While each program focuses on a different area of cancer research, the comprehensive cancer center promotes a strong culture of collaboration. Interprogrammatic collaborations, collaborations with researchers in these Ohio State colleges and collaborations with researchers at other cancer centers and institutions are encouraged. As a result, researchers can tackle complex and important questions that require broad, interdisciplinary expertise.

The research programs continue to grow in scientific and clinical strength through recruitment and retention of some of the world’s brightest minds in cancer research. The clear focus on collaborative and translational research, and the availability of state-of-the-art technologies and expertise provided by 21 shared resources, enables OSUCCC researchers to conduct high-quality research that leads to world-class discoveries, changes in clinical practice and improvements in patient care.

Cancer Control

Access information about the Cancer Control research program at the OSUCCC – James, which focuses on reducing the incidence, mortality and morbidity of cancer.

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Leukemia Research

Find out how the Leukemia Research Program at the OSUCCC – James fosters the development of targeted therapies for leukemia.

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Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics

Learn about how the Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics research program at the OSUCCC – James promotes improved screening, diagnosis, prognosis & treatment.

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Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention

Read about the Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention research program at the OSUCCC – James, focusing on the molecular causes and prevention of cancer.

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Translational Therapeutics

Learn how the Translational Therapeutics research program takes OSUCCC – James research bench-to-bedside, turning cancer discoveries into clinical trials.

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