impactCancer Winter 2014
Difficult problems are easier to resolve when you have help, and that is especially true when you are confronting a disease as complex as cancer.
At Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), we rely heavily on community involvement in helping us pursue our vision of a cancer-free world. Many of our efforts to translate research discoveries to innovative cancer care and prevention strategies would be impossible without the generous support of a caring community, especially in a time when government funding for cancer research is increasingly difficult to obtain.
In appreciation of the vital community backing that benefits our cause against cancer, we are featuring in this edition of impactCancer several stories about those who help us, including corporate supporters, community partners who host major fundraising events, Ohio State University board members, the James Ambassadors Society, and sponsors of Pelotonia, the annual grassroots bicycle tour that raises millions of dollars for cancer research at the OSUCCC – James.
We are truly grateful to everyone who steps forward to help us. By supporting our mission, you are helping create a cancer-free world.
Thanks for all you do. I hope you will find this issue of impactCancer informative and inspiring.
Michael A. Caligiuri, MD
Director, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
CEO, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute