Pelotonia-Funded Research Sends 83-Year-Old Man Into Remission

Burden “Brent” Brunthall, 83, of Seattle, Wash., learned he had stage 4 cancer of the carotid gland in 2010. Read More

Burden “Brent” Brunthall, 83, of Seattle, Wash., learned he had stage 4 cancer of the carotid gland in 2010. After surgery to remove his salivary gland, followed by an aggressive radiation therapy regimen, doctors believed his cancer was in remission. Unfortunately, it showed up in his lymph nodes nine months later. Brunthall knew from his original workup that his tumor was human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER-2) positive. Read More

The Power of Prevention, Part 3: Building a Better Bread to Beat Prostate Cancer

Investigators in Ohio State’s cancer program are developing a novel approach to providing soy in the diet for cancer-prevention studies. Read More

Investigators in Ohio State’s cancer program are developing a novel approach to providing soy in the diet for cancer-prevention studies. They have developed two functional foods – soy bread and soy-almond bread – that are being tested in men with prostate cancer. Both breads were created by an Ohio State team led by Yael Vodovotz, PhD, a physical chemistry researcher and food scientist who is a member of Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC - James). Read More

The Power of Prevention, Part 2: Promising Patch

Approximately 300,000 Americans annually develop precancerous lesions in the mouth, and about 30 percent of these lesions progress to oral cancer. Read More

Approximately 300,000 Americans annually develop precancerous lesions in the mouth, and about 30 percent of these lesions progress to oral cancer.The lesions are often surgically removed, but they tend to recur with unfavorable outcomes. The American Cancer Society reports that an estimated 8,400 deaths from oral cancer are expected in 2014. Read More