April Physician of the Month: Maryam Lustberg

In and out of the hospital, at every stage of their cancer journeys, patients have a partner and advocate in Dr. Maryam Lustberg. Meet our April Physician of the Month. Read More

In and out of the hospital, at every stage of their cancer journeys, patients have a partner and advocate in Dr. Maryam Lustberg. Meet our April Physician of the Month. Read More

Once a Day Pill Puts Lung Cancer Patient Back on the Golf Course Living Life to Fullest

Marsha Harris is a self-described fitness junkie – she loves staying active. So when she started experiencing labored breathing doing normal activities, she suspected it was lingering effects of a respiratory virus. It turned out to be stage-4 lung cancer. Read More

Marsha Harris is a self-described fitness junkie – she loves staying active. So when she started experiencing labored breathing doing normal activities, she suspected it was lingering effects of a respiratory virus. It turned out to be stage-4 lung cancer. Read More

Exercising Control Study Shows Yoga Can Help Breast Cancer Survivors

Practicing yoga for as little as three months can reduce fatigue and lower inflammation in breast cancer survivors, according to a study at the OSUCCC – James. Read More

Practicing yoga for as little as three months can reduce fatigue and lower inflammation in breast cancer survivors, according to a study at Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). Read More

Pelotonia Fellowship Program: Encouraging Inquiring Minds

Perhaps the greatest benefit of the Pelotonia Fellowship Program is fueling interest in cancer research among Ohio State students at all levels of training. Read More

Perhaps the greatest benefit of the Pelotonia Fellowship Program is fueling interest in cancer research among Ohio State students at all levels of training. The program enables promising students who might one day become independent cancer researchers to explore their interests in the labs of faculty mentors.The program had awarded 225 student fellowships by the end of 2013. Read More

The Power of Prevention, Part 4: Faith-Based Obesity Battle

A research team at the OSUCCC – James is partnering with churches in a five-state region to refine and test a faith-based intervention program to promote health and reduce cancer risk. Read More

A research team at the OSUCCC – James is partnering with churches in a five-state region to refine and test a faith-based intervention program to promote health and reduce cancer risk by addressing obesity. Electra Paskett, PhD, MSPH, associate director for population sciences at the OSUCCC – James, is principal investigator for the project, which is the research part of the larger Appalachian Community Cancer Network (ACCN), a network funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Read More

Tobacco Research in Ohio to Benefit the Entire Nation

Do some people take up tobacco because of how it’s marketed to them, or is it because they’re genetically predisposed to using it? Read More

Do some people take up tobacco because of how it’s marketed to them, or is it because they’re genetically predisposed to using it? Maybe it’s the influence of family and friends that spurs someone to light up? Whatever the causes, we’re about to find out. For the next five years, researchers at the OSUCCC – James will do a deep dive into multiple studies designed to find out exactly what makes young and old alike take up tobacco, a deadly habit. Read More