Colon Cancer Disparities in Ohio: How The James Is Taking Action

Racial and economic factors play big roles in colorectal cancer incidence and death rates. Here’s how The James’ Dr. Darrell Gray is helping to lead our efforts to improve prevention and care for all populations in Ohio. Read More

Racial and economic factors play big roles in colorectal cancer incidence and death rates. Here’s how we're working to improve prevention and care for all populations in Ohio. Read More

OCCPI: Pelotonia-Funded Research Saves Lives of At-Risk Family Members

James McDaniel’s colon cancer diagnosis came as no surprise. His father, uncle and grandfather all succumbed to the disease in their mid-40s. Read More

James McDaniel’s colon cancer diagnosis came as no surprise. His father, uncle and grandfather all succumbed to the disease in their mid-40s. “I’d been expecting it,” says McDaniel, who was age 48 at the time of his diagnosis. A vice president of the mortgage division at Huntington and father of three daughters, McDaniel had been cleared during his cancer screening at age 44 and told to come back for another screening in five years - but that was prior to the discovery that he has Lynch syndrome, an inherited genetic condition that predisposes individuals to colorectal and uterine cancer. Read More

Lynch Syndrome: The Cancer Connection Uncovered [INFOGRAPHIC]

Researchers at the OSUCCC – James discovered just how big of an impact genetic variations can have on an individual’s cancer detection, prevention, treatment and cure. Read More

There is no routine cancer, and researchers at the OSUCCC – James discovered just how big of an impact genetic variations can have on an individual’s cancer detection, prevention, treatment and cure when they found a direct relationship between the presence of Lynch syndrome and colorectal cancer in patients. This discovery led to a pioneering of screening efforts to increase years of life for those affected with LS. Read More

Pelotonia: United To Chase Cancer Down

After beginning in 2009, Pelotonia has become an annual, nationally acclaimed cycling experience that draws together thousands of riders, volunteers, patients, families and friends who want to end cancer. Read More

After beginning in 2009 as a grassroots bike tour to raise money for innovative and life-saving cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James), Pelotonia has become an annual, nationally acclaimed cycling experience that draws together thousands of riders, volunteers, patients, families and friends who want to stamp out cancer forever. Read More