Join us on The James Cancer-Free World Podcast as we talk to the top scientists and doctors at the OSUCCC – James. They’ll discuss – in easy-to-understand language – all the cutting-edge cancer research going on at Ohio State and how this is improving patient care and ultimately saving lives.
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The number of colorectal cancer diagnoses are on the rise, which is why screening is key. Colonoscopies detect pre-cancerous polyps that can be easily removed before they become cancerous and can detect early-stage cancers when they are much easier to treat and cure. Dr. Darrell Gray joins us to discuss colorectal cancer and a new trend in its detection.
When Matt Hare was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, his life changed in ways he never could have imagined. In this episode, we learn about the great advances being made in the treatment of multiple myeloma, Matt's treatment plan and the outcome of his transplant.
The new Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology (PIIO) will revolutionize cancer treatment and save lives. Join us as Dr. Li, the founding director of the PIIO, describes the progress being made in immuno-oncology, the plans for the new institute – which include hiring 30-plus world-class scientists – and his first-ever ride in Pelotonia.
A lot happens every day at The James. In this special, expanded episode, we follow four top docs, plus two of their patients, through all the emotions, treatments, clinical trials, research, medical decisions and doctor/patient relationships that are formed.
The National Cancer Institute has awarded The James an $11 million grant to reduce cervical cancer in women in several Appalachian states. The program is led by Dr. Electra Paskett and includes smoking cessation as well as HPV screening and education about the effectiveness of the HPV vaccination in eliminating cervical cancer.